1 June 1979 Peak Detection Methods For Scanning Optical Sensor Systems
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Optical Engineering, 18(3), 183306 (1979). doi:10.1117/12.7972372
Signal processing in scanning sensors is dominated by two processing requirements: signal detection/peak extraction and multi-frame correlation. Techniques for the detection of target pulses and extraction of their peaks are outlined and compared in this paper. Pulse detection techniques discussed include matched filters, least-square filters, partial wave filtering, nonlinear filters, and pattern recognition. The problem of peak extraction in unresolved pulses is also discussed. Multiframe correlation techniques discussed include two-dimensional windowing, multi-dimensional windowing, polynominal tracking, vector correlation, and moment matching.
David M. Wilcox, "Peak Detection Methods For Scanning Optical Sensor Systems," Optical Engineering 18(3), 183306 (1 June 1979). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7972372

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