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Map Generation, Sensor Simulation And Feature Extraction Modeling In A PC
Author(s): T. N. Truske
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Paper Abstract

A simulation model for testing feature matching and target extraction operations of low altitude radar and laser targeting systems has been developed which operates on a PC. The model includes modules for creating topographic maps with selected roughness and detail and translating the map data into angle and range channel data of the sensor of the targeting system. System modules allow the representation of noise in the data channels of the sensor system. Other modules apply feature and edge extraction algorithms to the simulated channel data. A second system channel is present which can represent a reference channel of external map data for correlation processing or consecutive estimates of the position of the sensor platform.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 1989
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1100, Sensor Fusion II, (14 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960477
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T. N. Truske, BDM International, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1100:
Sensor Fusion II
Charles B. Weaver, Editor(s)

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