Palais de la Musique et des Congrès
Strasbourg, France
9 - 12 September 2019
Conference 11158
Target and Background Signatures V
Monday - Tuesday 9 - 10 September 2019
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
13 March 2019

Author Notification:
24 May 2019

Manuscript Due Date:
14 August 2019

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
  • Karin U. Stein, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany)
  • Ric Schleijpen, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)

Program Committee
  • Joanne B. Culpepper, Defence Science and Technology Group (Australia)
  • Willem H. Gunter, Institute for Maritime Technology (South Africa)
  • Daniela H. Heinrich, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (Norway)
  • Stacy E. Howington, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Ctr. (United States)

Program Committee continued...
  • Katrin Idla, Tallinn Univ. of Technology (Estonia)
  • Hans M. Kariis, Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
  • Luc Labarre, ONERA (France)
  • Alexander Schwarz, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany)
  • Peter Wellig, Armasuisse (Switzerland)

Monday 9 September Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Sensor Properties and Target Detection
Monday 9 September 2019
11:00 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chair:
Peter Wellig, Armasuisse (Switzerland)
Target detection performance of hyperspectral imagers (Invited Paper)
Paper 11158-1
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): A. D. Cropper, David C. Mann, Raytheon Co. (United States); Milton O. Smith, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
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A rapid dual-band infrared detection method for aerial targets based on LCM
Paper 11158-2
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Lue Chen, Key Lab. of Intelligent Infrared Perception, CAS (China), Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, CAS (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Xin Chen, Key Lab. of Intelligent Infrared Perception, CAS (China), Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, CAS (China); Yueqi Su, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Fuxing Lu, Key Lab. of Intelligent Infrared Perception, CAS (China), Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, CAS (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Peng Rao, Key Lab. of Intelligent Infrared Perception, CAS (China), Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, CAS (China)
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A blind pixel dynamic detection method for IRFPA towards point target (Conference Presentation)
Paper 11158-4
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Liangjie Jia, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Peng Rao, Xin Chen, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:50 PM
Session 2:
Understanding Scenes
Monday 9 September 2019
1:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Chair:
Joanne B. Culpepper, Defence Science and Technology Group (Australia)
Cloud detection and visibility estimation during night time using thermal camera images
Paper 11158-5
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Céline Portenier, Univ. Bern (Switzerland); Beat Ott, Peter Wellig, Armasuisse (Switzerland); Stefan Wunderle, Univ. Bern (Switzerland)
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An indoor real-time RGBD semantic segmentation system for visually impaired people based on ACNet
(Canceled)
Paper 11158-6
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s):
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A depth estimation framework based on unsupervised learning and cross-modal translation
Paper 11158-7
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Jiafeng Shen, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Kaite Xiang, Lei Fei, Xinxin Hu, Huabing Li, Hao Chen, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Visual place recognition based on multilevel descriptors for the visually impaired people
Paper 11158-8
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Yicheng Fang, Kaiwei Wang, Ruiqi Cheng, Kailun Yang, Jian Bai, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
Session PL:
Security + Defence and Remote Sensing Joint Plenary Session
Monday 9 September 2019
3:50 PM - 6:15 PM

Welcome and Awards Presentation
Presentation of SPIE Fellowship
to
Charles R. Bostater, Florida Institute of Technology (United States)

Welcome Address and Plenary Speakers Introduction

The future of spaceborne radar remote sensing
Alberto Moreira

German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research: opportunities for international collaboration
D. Brent Morris
USAF European Office of Aerospace Research and Development (United Kingdom)

French industry perspective on current and future developments in optronics
Emmanuel Kling
SAFRAN Electronics & Defense, France
Tuesday 10 September Show All Abstracts
Session 3:
Creating Databases
Tuesday 10 September 2019
9:10 AM - 10:20 AM
Session Chair:
Ric Schleijpen, TNO (Netherlands)
Exploitable synthetic sensor imagery from high-fidelity, physics-based target and background modeling (Invited Paper)
Paper 11158-9
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Stacy E. Howington, Jerrell R. Ballard, Raju V. Kala, Andrew C. Trautz, Matthew D. Bray, Matthew W. Farthing, Amanda M. Hines, Engineer Research and Development Center (United States)
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Semi-synthetic naval scene generation for infrared-guided missile threat analysis with separate setting of apparent temperatures for each target part
Paper 11158-10
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Norbert Scherer-Negenborn, Andreas Schmied, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Effective 3D modeling method using indirect information of targets for SAR image prediction
Paper 11158-11
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Author(s): Ji Hee Yoo, Daeyoung Chae, Ji-Hoon Park, Agency for Defense Development (Korea, Republic of); Jeong Ho Ko, AnyCasting Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)
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Coffee Break 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Session 4:
Thermal Behaviour
Tuesday 10 September 2019
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chair:
Hans M. Kariis, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
Accurate estimation of temperature distributions for IR signature monitoring with a dynamic thermal model and data assimilation
Paper 11158-12
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Bart Jan Peet, TNO (Netherlands)
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Infrared signature simulations of a mobile camouflage for a heavy military vehicle
Paper 11158-14
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Ove Gustafsson, Pär Glendor, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
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Analysis of target inversion temperature based on infrared dual band
Paper 11158-15
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Hao Zhang, Key Lab. of Intelligent Infrared Perception, CAS (China), Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, CAS (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Peng Rao, Xin Chen, Key Lab. of Intelligent Infrared Perception, CAS (China), Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, CAS (China); Hanlu Zhu, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
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Target infrared characteristic measurement in vacuum chamber
Paper 11158-16
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Dongxing Tao, Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering (China); Zhe Gong, China Academy of Space Technology (China); Qinliang Guo, Yanqiang Bi, Yonghong Shang, Peiyin Li, Shuo Liang, Shanping Jiang, Jing Wang, Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering (China)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 5:
Surface Measurements and Modelling
Tuesday 10 September 2019
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Chair:
Karin U. Stein, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
Evaluation of several vegetation indices to detect deep man-made bunkers using field spectroscopy
Paper 11158-17
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): George Melillos, Kyriacos Themistocleous, Cyprus Univ. of Technology (Cyprus)
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Fusion of spectral and directional reflectance information
Paper 11158-18
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Marcos López Martínez, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Round robin comparison of BRDF measurements
Paper 11158-19
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Tomas Hallberg, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden); Daniel A. Pearce, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom); Peter Raven, Malvern Optical Ltd. (United Kingdom); Christopher J. Baker, Richard P. Moore, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom); Hans Kariis, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
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The influence of the water on scene IR signature
Paper 11158-20
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Branko G. Livada, Dragana Peric, VLATACOM Institute Ltd. (Serbia)
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Modelling sea clutter infrared synthetic images
Paper 11158-21
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Bernadetta Devecchi, Koen Benoist, Loes Scheers, Henny Veerman, Sven Binsbergen, TNO (Netherlands); Lex van Eijk, TNO (Netherlands), Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB) (Germany)
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 6:
Observer Performance
Tuesday 10 September 2019
3:40 PM - 4:50 PM
Session Chair:
Stacy E. Howington, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Ctr. (United States)
Determination of the detection threshold of human observers in acoustic drone detection (Invited Paper)
Paper 11158-22
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Samuel W. Huber, Forventis-GmbH (Switzerland); Peter Wellig, Armasuisse (Switzerland); Kurt Heutschi, EMPA (Switzerland)
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Comparison of land vehicle target detection performance in field observation, photo simulation and video simulation
Paper 11158-23
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Ryan Messina, Vivienne C. Wheaton, Alaster J. Meehan, Joanne B. Culpepper, Defence Science and Technology Group (Australia)
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Evaluation of target acquisition performance in photosimulation test
Paper 11158-24
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): František Racek, Teodor Baláž, Jaroslav Krejcí, Univ. of Defence (Czech Republic)
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Session PS:
Posters-Tuesday
Tuesday 10 September 2019
5:40 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to attend the Security + Defence poster session held on Tuesday 17:40 to 19:30. Posters will be on display after 13:00 hrs on Monday in the conference area hallway. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers during the Tuesday Poster Session.. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at http://spie.org/x32234.xml.
An estimation method of the view factor calculation using the voxel-based ray tracing technique with the equation of a plane
(Canceled)
Paper 11158-13
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s):
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Research on design distance of visible light camouflage on water target
Paper 11158-25
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Zhongwei Chen, Academy of Naval Research (China); Li Ting, Marine Design & Research Institute of China (China); Xingji Tang, Academy of Naval Research (China)
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A new histogram PMHT incorporating pixel noise distribution for dim target tracking
Paper 11158-26
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Lifan Yin, The Second Academy of CASIC (China), Beijing Institute of Electronic System Engineering (China); Yiqun Zhang, Shuo Wang, Chenggang Sun, Beijing Institute of Electronic System Engineering (China)
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Ferrospinel ceramic containing oxides of titanium and cobalt
Paper 11158-27
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Sergej V. Serebryannikov, Anatoliy P. Cherkasov, Pavel I. Konshin, National Research University "Moscow Power Engineering Institute" (Russian Federation); Irina K. Epaneshnikova, Andrey M. Belevtsev, Vasiliy L. Kruchkov, Moscow Aviation Institute (Russian Federation); Anton S. Boldyreff, Southern Federal University (Russian Federation)
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