16 September 1987 Some Useful Results On The Simulation Of Optical Imagery
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This paper presents four techniques that can be used to increase the effectiveness of Monte Carlo simulations of target-oriented optical (visible and infrared) imagery. Included are strategies to optimize looping structures and to simplify the simulation of algorithms that involve spatial moment calculations. Importance sampling for simulating low-probability events (e.g., miss or false alarm) is also discussed.
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Richard S. Poulsen, "Some Useful Results On The Simulation Of Optical Imagery", Proc. SPIE 0781, Infrared Image Processing and Enhancement, (16 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940539; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.940539
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Monte Carlo methods

Image filtering

Computer simulations

Infrared imaging

Charge-coupled devices

Optical filters

Detection and tracking algorithms

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