SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADARS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 5912
Amount: $60,500.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
20251 Century Blvd, Germantown, MD, 20874
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 FARID ASKARI
 (301) 428-9898
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE FEASIBILITY OF A MULTIPROCESSOR ARCHIETECTURE FOR REAL-TIME OR NEAR-REAL-TIME SYNTHETIC APERATURE RADAR (SAR) DIGITAL IMAGE FORMATION AND POSTPROCESSING WILL BE STUDIED. THE PROPOSED ARCHITECTURE WILL USE STATE-OF-THE-ART DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSORS AS PROCESSING ELEMENTS. NEAR-NEIGHBOR MESH AND BARREL SHIFTER (PM2I) NETWORK INTERCONNECT TOPOLOGIES WILL BE STUDIED IN TERMS OF THROUGHPUT VERSUS COMPLEXITY TRADEOFFS. ISSUES INVOLVING MEMORY STORAGE ORGANIZATION AND ACCESS FOR LARGE IMAGE RETRIEVAL AND SEGMENTATION WILL BE INVESTIGATED. IN ADDITION, IMAGE REDUCTION VERSUS COMPUTER REQUIREMENT ASSESSMENTS WILL BE MADE AGAINST THE CANDIDATE ARCHITECTURE.

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