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Real Time Optical Information Processing

  • Euval S. Barrekette

Abstract

Coherent optical processing systems are particularly well-suited for handling the very large amount of information contained in two-dimensional images, since they can perform in parallel any of several operations on all the information in the image. This inherent advantage of such systems over the conventional serial approach of digital computing systems is well known and has been exploited in the past [1] to great advantage for such applications as contrast enhancement, filtering of correlated noise in telemetered images, recognition, etc., and more recently techniques have been developed for image deblurring [2].

Keywords

Spatial Filter Coherent Beam Coherent Image Real Time Image Processing Image Deblurring 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Euval S. Barrekette
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM-Thomas J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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