28 October 1969 A Video Simulation Technique For Contrast Tracker Evaluation
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Proceedings Volume 0017, Photo-Optical Techniques in Simulators I; (1969) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.946813
Event: Photo-Optical Techniques in Simulators, 1969, South Fallsburg, United States
Abstract
The subject of this paper is a simulation technique which has been developed to evaluate the performance of standard scan (525 line) TV contrast trackers in the laboratory. The simulation, developed in conjunction with a comparative flight test of TV contrast trackers conducted at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, makes use of a basic technique similar to the "instant replay." Video tape recordings are made with appropriate video instru-ipentat.:_minstalled in a C-130 "flying laboratory" as the aircraft simulates attack passes against various ground targets. The recorded video is then played back into a contrast tracker in the laboratory to evaluate the contrast tracker performance. This simulation technique is discussed in detail in the paper along with a description of the technique employed to demonstrate the accuracy and validity of the simulation results. In addition, the paper includes a brief discussion of future simulation requirements.
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Paul G. Kaminski, "A Video Simulation Technique For Contrast Tracker Evaluation", Proc. SPIE 0017, Photo-Optical Techniques in Simulators I, (28 October 1969); doi: 10.1117/12.946813; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.946813
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