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APPLICATION OF IMAGE ENHANCEMENT ALGORITHMS AND TECHNIQUES TO MINEHUNTING SONAR

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
8998
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
8998
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
PLANNING SYSTEMS, INC.
12030 Sunrise Valley Drive Suite 400, Reston Plaza Reston, VA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: APPLICATION OF IMAGE ENHANCEMENT ALGORITHMS AND TECHNIQUES TO MINEHUNTING SONAR
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,972.00
 

Abstract:

THERE HAVE BEEN MAJOR ADVANCES IN DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING, FROM BOTHTHE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE STANDPOINT, THAT ALLOW FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SOPHISTICATED ALGORITHMS IN SMALL PACKAGES TO DO IMAGE ENHANCEMENT. THE MCM COMMUNITY HAS NOT MADE FULL USE OF THE DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING TOOLS THAT HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED FOR IMAGE ENHANCEMENTAND ANALYSIS, PARTICULARLY WITH RESPECT TO MINEHUNTING SONAR IMAGES THAT ARE DISPLAYED TO THE OPERATOR. IT IS EXPECTED THAT MUCH COULD BEDONE TO INCREASE DISPLAYED IMAGE RESOLUTION, ENHANCE THE VISUAL DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN TARGET AND BACKGROUND, ENHANCE THE SHAPE OF THE TARGET FOR IMAGE FORMATION AND OPERATOR CLASSIFICATION OF THE TARGET. PSI WILL DETERMINE, FROM A THOROUGH INTERDISCIPLINARY REVIEW OF AVAILABE DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESING AND IMAGE ENHANCEMENT TECHNIQUE, THOSE THAT ARE IDEALLY SUITED FOR USE ON EXISTING AND FUTURE MINEHUNTING SONAR SYSTEMS. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION WILL BE PREPARED FROM THE CANDIDATE TECHNIQUES FOR A PROTOTYPE SYSTEM.

Principal Investigator:

Richard d burgett
5046490450

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Planning Systems Inc
7925 Westpark Dr Mclean, VA 22102

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No