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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 17 — Jun. 10, 2008
  • pp: 3114–3123

Optimal selection of commercial sensors for linear model representation of daylight spectra

Neng-Chung Hu and Chin-Chuan Wu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 17, pp. 3114-3123 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.003114


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Abstract

The average spectral power distribution of a set of measured daylight spectra, E av ( λ ) , is used for preliminary screening to select optimal sensor sets for daylight recovery. Spectra quite different from E av ( λ ) are applied to the screened sets to obtain minimum total spectral error, which is closely related to recovery metrics but not to the coefficient of error. All basis functions should be utilized to make these two errors equal, to predict precisely the best sensor set, and to extend a set of few sensors to a set of many sensors. These are not acquirable by an exhaustive full search method.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation

ToC Category:
Remote Sensing and Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: January 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 24, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 24, 2008
Published: June 2, 2008

Citation
Neng-Chung Hu and Chin-Chuan Wu, "Optimal selection of commercial sensors for linear model representation of daylight spectra," Appl. Opt. 47, 3114-3123 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-17-3114


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