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Multiresponse Imaging: Information and Fidelity

  • Rachel Alter-Gartenberg
  • Carl L. Fales
  • Friedrich O. Huck
  • Zia-Ur Rahman
  • Stephen E. Reichenbach
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 171)

Abstract

Multiresponse imaging is a process that acquires A images, each with a different optical response, and reassembles them into a single image with an improved resolution that can approach \(1/\sqrt {\bar A}\) times the photodetector-array sampling lattice. Our goals are to optimize the performance of this process in terms of the resolution and fidelity of the restored image and to assess the amount of information required to do so. The theoretical approach is based on the extension of both image restoration and rate distortion theories from their traditional realm of signal processing to image processing which includes image gathering and display.

Key Words

Multiresponse imaging sub-sample resolution restoration fidelity information theory 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel Alter-Gartenberg
    • 1
  • Carl L. Fales
    • 2
  • Friedrich O. Huck
    • 2
  • Zia-Ur Rahman
    • 3
  • Stephen E. Reichenbach
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsOld Dominion UniversityNorfolk
  2. 2.NASA Langley Research CenterHampton
  3. 3.Science and Technology CorporationHampton
  4. 4.Computer Science and Engineering DepartmentUniversity of NebraskaLincoln

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