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Image Analysis Applied to Slices of History

  • Steven J. Brzezowski
  • David Izraelevitz
  • Daniel K. Scholten
  • Warren G. Heller
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Part of the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation book series

Abstract

During the last 10 years, TASC has undertaken several digital image enhancement projects based on nondestructive evaluation (NDE) applications. Most of these projects involved analyzing NDE imagery to determine why a critical part failed to operate as expected, or trying to recover from a failure which degraded NDE imagery or made it difficult to obtain. Examples include our studies of the Inertial Upper Stage nozzle nosecap following the unsuccessful launch of a Tracking Data Relay Satellite in the summer of 1983 [1] and our development of a video data image processing system to enhance, in real time, unevenly lit, poor-contrast signals from within the contaminated Number 2 reactor vessel at Three Mile Island [2].

Keywords

National Geographic Tomographic Slice Adaptive Histogram Equalization National Geographic Society Time Capsule 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven J. Brzezowski
    • 1
  • David Izraelevitz
    • 1
  • Daniel K. Scholten
    • 1
  • Warren G. Heller
    • 1
  1. 1.The Analytic Sciences Corporation (TASC)ReadingUSA

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