Visual Detection Process for Electrooptical Images: Man—The Final Stage of an Electrooptical Imaging System

  • Richard R. Legault
Part of the Optical Physics and Engineering book series (OPEG, volume 1)


The past decade has seen the development of a variety of electrooptical imaging sensors. These imaging devices are capable of sensing radiation in both the visible and infrared portions of the spectrum and of being capable at very low illumination levels. A great deal of inventiveness has gone into their design and fabrication. Unfortunately, all too often the performance potential engineered into these imaging devices is not realized in operation. The capabilities of the man who uses the pictorial information have not been taken into account.


Display Size Visual Detection Visual Performance Background Luminance Fluctuation Theory 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard R. Legault
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  1. 1.Willow Run LaboratoriesThe University of MichiganUSA

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