Image Gathering and Reconstruction

  • Friedrich O. Huck
  • Carl L. Fales
  • Zia-ur Rahman
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 409)


This chapter develops the mathematical model that combines image gathering and display with digital processing and interpolation. The model (Fig. 2.1) contains all the elements that are required to account for the continuous transfer functions of optical apertures and the discrete transfer functions of digital processing. Section 2.1 addresses image gathering and display, which represents traditional telephotography and television, and Section 2.2 adds digital processing and interpolation to these input and output transformations.


Power Spectral Density Discrete Fourier Transform Digital Processing Visual Communication Spatial Detail 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Friedrich O. Huck
    • 1
  • Carl L. Fales
    • 1
  • Zia-ur Rahman
    • 2
  1. 1.Research and Technology GroupNASA Langley Research CenterUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceCollege of William & MaryUSA

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