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Specifications for Electronic Image-Forming Devices

  • Lucien M. Biberman
Part of the Optical Physics and Engineering book series (OPEG, volume 1)

Abstract

From the various presentations and writings on the subject, it is apparent that a great deal of effort is being expended to develop reconnaissance techniques that, hopefully, will improve our ability to find in real time those things that are important. Some of the inevitable questions that arise when discussing this subject include: What is important to an effective reconnaissance system? How do you define what is important? How do you specify a piece of equipment so that it is effective?

Keywords

Spatial Frequency Modulation Transfer Function Contrast Transfer Function Electrooptical System Angular Subtense 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucien M. Biberman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.IDAArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.University of Rhode IslandKingstonUSA

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