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Color in perceptual tracking using low frame rate motion imagery
Author(s): Darrell Young; Tariq Bakir; Fred Petitti; Michelle Brennan; Chris Kavanagh; Rob Butto Jr.
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Paper Abstract

A perceptual evaluation compared tracking performance when using color versus panchromatic synthetic imagery at low frame rates. Frame rate was found to have an effect on tracking performance for the panchromatic motion imagery. Color was found to be associated with improved tracking performance at 2 frames per second (FPS), but not at 6 FPS or greater. A self estimate of task confidence given by the respondents was found to be correlated to the measured tracking performance, which supports the use of task confidence as a proxy for task performance in the future development and validation of a motion imagery rating scale.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 April 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6946, Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications V, 69460A (14 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.778915
Show Author Affiliations
Darrell Young, Raytheon (United States)
Tariq Bakir, Harris Corp. (United States)
Fred Petitti, Raytheon (United States)
Michelle Brennan, Moriarty and Associates, Inc. (United States)
Chris Kavanagh, ITT (United States)
Rob Butto Jr., Photon Research Associates (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6946:
Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications V
Daniel J. Henry, Editor(s)

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