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Automatic Reconnaissance-Based Target-Coordinate Determinations
Author(s): J. G . Hardy; A T. Zavodny
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Paper Abstract

The imaging reconnaissance sensors being increasingly used today for intelligence gathering activities provide data more rapidly than it can be exploited for many intelligence purposes. One exploitation task typically performed on reconnaissance imagery is the determination of the geographical coordinates of targets and features of interest. Because the current techniques used to perform this task rely heavily on time-consuming and error-prone manual methods, a totally automatic technique for determining target coordinates is needed. The automatic technique proposed herein relies on current image correlation/matching technologies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1981
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0281, Techniques and Applications of Image Understanding, (12 November 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.965736
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J. G . Hardy, Technology Service Corporation (United States)
A T. Zavodny, Technology Service Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0281:
Techniques and Applications of Image Understanding
James J. Pearson, Editor(s)

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