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Towards Making Shift-And-Add A Versatile Imaging Technique
Author(s): R.H. T. Bates; B.L. K. Davey
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in deconvolution have allowed positive images to be deconvolved without prior knowledge of either of the images comprising the convolution. We incorporate these methods into the shift-and-add principle by exploiting the property of the basic shift-and-add image that it is a (noisy) convolution of the true image of an object with some unknown point-spread-function. This allows an estimate of the true image to be extracted from the shift-and-add image. The computational efficiency of basic shift-and-add is preserved during data gathering since extensive computation is only applied to a single image. Results are presented of a computer simulation of the technique, indicating that it can remove the "ghosts" which are present in the basic shift-and-add image of a multiple star.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 January 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0828, Digital Image Recovery and Synthesis, (29 January 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942083
Show Author Affiliations
R.H. T. Bates, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)
B.L. K. Davey, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0828:
Digital Image Recovery and Synthesis
Paul S. Idell, Editor(s)

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