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Advanced Bandwidth Compression Schemes
Author(s): G. David Singer
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Paper Abstract

Bandwidth compression schemes have found useful application in preventing the jamming of transmitted information. Such data reduction methods are particularly needed in the case of RPV imagery transmission. The Night Vision & Electro-Optics Laboratory has initiated funding of separate studies to access the feasibility of obtaining 1000 to 1 and 10,000 to 1 compression ratios. The achievement of such ratios necessitates a considerable degree of local intelligence in which specially selected scene information only, is transmitted. The 1000 to 1 concept involves sending with fidelity, just such information that is deemed to be of probable value to the RPV mission. In the case of 10,000 to 1 ratio the image is segmented, classified and only coordinates and image descriptors are transmitted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 1979
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0178, Smart Sensors, (20 August 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957277
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G. David Singer, Night Vision & Electro-Optics Laboratory (United States)


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

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