Parametric Singularity Fusion Algorithm

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-06-C-M610
Agency Tracking Number: A052-094-2469
Amount: $779,987.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: A05-094
Solicitation Number: 2005.2
Small Business Information
INTELLIGENT OPTICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
2520 W. 237th Street, Torrance, CA, 90505
DUNS: 033449757
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Igor Ternovskiy
 Principal Scientist
 (310) 530-7130
 sbirproposals@intopsys.com
Business Contact
 Lothar Kempen
Title: Vice President, R&D
Phone: (310) 530-7130
Email: lkempen@intopsys.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Army is seeking the development of an innovative image-based fusion and target detection algorithm that can collate incomplete information from multiple and disparate sensors. Intelligent Optical Systems (IOS) proposes to develop a differential mapping method that is based on a Parametric Singularity Fusion (PSF) algorithm. The PSF technology derives from IOS' proprietary developments in combined image modeling and fusion. The proposed PSF technology will use an optimal nonlinear filtering approach to implement camera position invariant primitives as building blocks in a 3-D modeling and fusion system that will quickly and accurately sense and understand objects and features in a complex environment. In Phase I, IOS provided proof of feasibility by developing the PSF algorithm to represent the target images as a photometric polynomial model, and producing the conceptual parametric singularity fusion algorithms. In Phase II, IOS will develop robust prototype software that will allow the refined identification and assessment of situations and threats to be achieved, thus increasing the precision of targeting over traditional image fusion methods. In Phase II, IOS will also demonstrate verifiable prototype software.

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