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Performance Of Mosaic Sensor Dim-Target Detection Algorithms
Author(s): W. H. Haas; G. S. Dixon; N. Y. Soon
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Paper Abstract

A critical problem in the design of signal processing systems for mosaic sensors is the development of algorithms suitable to the detection of dim targets in the face of several significant noise components. These algorithms must provide near optimum performance for given constraints on memory and computing capacity. A general frequency domain theory of the detection of dim targets against an earth background by passive mosaic sensors is given. Simple temporal filtering algorithms are discussed and the results of comparative analysis of these algorithms are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 1979
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0178, Smart Sensors, (20 August 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957261
Show Author Affiliations
W. H. Haas, Rockwell International (United States)
G. S. Dixon, Rockwell International (United States)
N. Y. Soon, Rockwell International (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0178:
Smart Sensors
David F. Barbe, Editor(s)

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