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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 7 — Mar. 31, 2008
  • pp: 4824–4837

Calibration and validation by professional observers of the Mission-Quality criterion for imaging systems design

Alain Philippe Kattnig and Jérôme Primot  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 7, pp. 4824-4837 (2008)

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Imaging systems comparisons remains today a sensitive subject because of the difficulty to merge radiometric and spatial dimensions into a single, easy to use, parameter. By leaning explicitly on professional image users and their requirements we show how to build such a criterion, called Mission-Quality. A specific observation campaign is described and its results are used to calibrate and carry first proof of the criterion adequacy.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.3000) Imaging systems : Image quality assessment
(110.4100) Imaging systems : Modulation transfer function
(110.4280) Imaging systems : Noise in imaging systems
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(330.1880) Vision, color, and visual optics : Detection
(110.3925) Imaging systems : Metrics

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: October 25, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 3, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 13, 2007
Published: March 25, 2008

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Alain P. Kattnig and Jérôme Primot, "Calibration and validation by professional observers of the Mission-Quality criterion for imaging systems design," Opt. Express 16, 4824-4837 (2008)

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