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Building an optical pattern recognizer
Author(s): Perry C. Lindberg; Don A. Gregory
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Paper Abstract

The present portable solid-optics correlator for real-time pattern recognition uses pixelated spatial light modulators and phase-only filters, and will operate on sensor information extracted from any sensor system. Prospective operations of such a rugged and portable optical pattern recognizer include smart weapon midcourse guidance and navigation, target recognition, aim-point selection, and precise terminal homing. An account is given of the testing procedure being used by the U.S. Army missile command for a missile-guidance appligation of this optical correlator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1470, Data Structures and Target Classification, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44853
Show Author Affiliations
Perry C. Lindberg, Teledyne Brown Engineering (United States)
Don A. Gregory, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1470:
Data Structures and Target Classification
Vibeke Libby, Editor(s)

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