Parametric Singularity Fusion Algorithm

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-06-C-P605
Agency Tracking Number: A052-094-2469
Amount: $119,993.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solitcitation Year: 2005
Solitcitation Topic Code: A05-094
Solitcitation 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 will: 1) provide proof of feasibility and develop the PSF algorithm to represent the target images as a photometric polynomial model; 2) initiate development of key 3-D concepts and relationships; and 3) provide the conceptual 3-D topology multi-level fusion and algorithms. In Phase II, IOS will demonstrate verifiable prototype software.

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