1 July 1991 Laboratory development of a nonlinear optical tracking filter
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Abstract
Experimental results are presented for a nonlinear optical pre-processing filter built and demonstrated to remove transient objects from images sent to a track processor. This filter could be used to enhance track maintenance of point source and small extended objects. Operationally, the nonlinear optical technique accommodates unwanted track image effects such as signal loss, scene saturation, and multiple false signals.
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Kenneth L. Block, Ernest E. Whitworth, Joseph E. Bergin, "Laboratory development of a nonlinear optical tracking filter", Proc. SPIE 1483, Signal and Image Processing Systems Performance Evaluation, Simulation, and Modeling, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45730; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.45730
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Optical filters

Image filtering

Nonlinear filtering

Electronic filtering

Filtering (signal processing)

Optical tracking

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