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Applications of Sensing Technologies

Location

Space Vehicles Directorate, RV/Space and Planetary Sciences

RO# Location
13.40.01.B0159 Kirtland Air Force Base, NM 871175776

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
LeVan, Paul D. paul.levan@us.af.mil 505 846 9959

Description

Advanced image processing techniques have been developed in the past to extract maximal object resolution from images affected by optics and atmospheric blurring functions. A new emphasis has now been placed on the optimal reconstruction of 3-Dimensional (3-D) space objects from limited amounts of imagery obtained over limited viewing angles. This emphasis presents new research opportunities for techniques tailored to 3-D object reconstruction. Theoretical information content considerations for such imagery, along the lines of Shannon Information Theory and related fields, help define the best possible object reconstructions on the basis of the available imagery. Bayesian reconstruction theory and techniques may also prove useful in describing the fidelity of the model and its overall level of confidence.

 

Keywords:
Images and image processing; Sensors; Infrared & visible wavelength; Electro-optical;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants
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