1 August 1991 Three-dimensional laser radar simulation for autonomous spacecraft landing
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Proceedings Volume 1416, Laser Radar VI; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.43736
Event: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering, 1991, Los Angeles, CA, United States
A sophisticated 3D laser radar sensor simulation, developed and applied to the task of autonomous hazard detection and avoidance, is presented. This simulation includes a backward ray trace to sensor subpixels, incoherent subpixel integration, range dependent noise, sensor point spread function effects, digitization noise, and AM-CW modulation. Specific sensor parameters, spacecraft lander trajectory, and terrain type have been selected to generate simulated sensor data.
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Michael F. Reiley, Michael F. Reiley, Dwayne C. Carmer, Dwayne C. Carmer, William F. Pont, William F. Pont, } "Three-dimensional laser radar simulation for autonomous spacecraft landing", Proc. SPIE 1416, Laser Radar VI, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43736; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.43736

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