17 June 1994 Transfer of optical processing to systems (TOPS): optical pattern recognition program
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Martin Marietta is conducting a TOPS Optical Pattern Recognition Program which will culminate in 1994 with an automatic target recognition flight demonstration using a UH-1 helicopter flying a Fiber Optic Guided Missile mission profile. The flight demonstration will be conducted by the US Army Missile Command and supported by Martin Marietta and will involve detecting, locating and tracking an M60A2 tank positioned among an array of five vehicle types. Current status of the TOPS program will be given.
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Scott D. Lindell, "Transfer of optical processing to systems (TOPS): optical pattern recognition program", Proc. SPIE 2236, Transition of Optical Processing into Systems 1994, (17 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.178056; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.178056
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Spatial light modulators

Filtering (signal processing)

Prototyping

Image filtering

Algorithm development

Optical pattern recognition

Optical correlators

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