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Theory of Remote Image Formation

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  • Date Published: January 2007
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  • isbn: 9780511261619

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  • This book was first published in 2004. In many applications, images, such as ultrasonic or X-ray signals, are recorded and then analyzed with digital or optical processors in order to extract information. Such processing requires the development of algorithms of great precision and sophistication. This book presents a unified treatment of the mathematical methods that underpin the various algorithms used in remote image formation. The author begins with a review of transform and filter theory. He then discusses two- and three-dimensional Fourier transform theory, the ambiguity function, image construction and reconstruction, tomography, baseband surveillance systems, and passive systems (where the signal source might be an earthquake or a galaxy). Information-theoretic methods in image formation are also covered, as are phase errors and phase noise. Throughout the book, practical applications illustrate theoretical concepts, and there are many homework problems. The book is aimed at graduate students of electrical engineering and computer science, and practitioners in industry.

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    • Date Published: January 2007
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511261619
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    1. Introduction
    2. Signals in one dimension
    3. Signals in two dimensions
    4. Optical imaging systems
    5. Antenna systems
    6. The ambiguity function
    7. Radar imaging systems
    8. Diffraction imaging systems
    9. Construction and reconstruction of images
    10. Tomography
    11. Likelihood and information methods
    12. Radar search systems
    13. Passive and baseband surveillance systems
    14. Data combination and tracking
    15. Phase noise and phase distortion
    References
    Index.

  • Author

    Richard E. Blahut, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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