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Man versus machine: a lens design challenge
Author(s): Donald C. Dilworth; David Shafer
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Paper Abstract

After a generation of writing and improving lens design software, it is time to assess where we are. Specifically, can a modern program compete with, or surpass, the best human designers? Here we describe a friendly contest between two leaders in the field.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2013
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 8841, Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Engineering XIV, 88410G (25 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2022871
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Donald C. Dilworth, Optical Systems Design, Inc. (United States)
David Shafer, David Shafer Optical Design (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8841:
Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Engineering XIV
R. Barry Johnson; Virendra N. Mahajan; Simon Thibault, Editor(s)

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