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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2010
  • pp: 2271–2276

Evaluation metrics for range-gated active imaging systems using a Lissajous-type eye pattern

Martin Laurenzis  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 12, pp. 2271-2276 (2010)

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In this paper a new method to evaluate gated viewing systems and range-gated imaging sequences, using a Lissajous-type eye pattern, is presented. This approach enables the comparison of gated viewing systems and defines clear criteria for depth resolution and depth mapping capabilities of an active imaging system. A distinct parameter can be depicted and sensed within a single chart. Therefore, this approach is a first proposal for an evaluation procedure of gated viewing systems and an enhanced analysis tool in the means of 3D capabilities.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(150.5670) Machine vision : Range finding
(150.6910) Machine vision : Three-dimensional sensing
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: January 21, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 12, 2010
Published: April 13, 2010

Martin Laurenzis, "Evaluation metrics for range-gated active imaging systems using a Lissajous-type eye pattern," Appl. Opt. 49, 2271-2276 (2010)

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