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ImageTool is a software package developed at Bechtel Nevada, Los Alamos Operations. This team has developed a set of analysis tools, in the form of image processing software used to evaluate camera calibration data. Performance measures are used to identify capabilities and limitations of a camera system, while establishing a means for comparing systems. The camera evaluations are designed to provide system performance, camera comparison and system modeling information. This program is used to evaluate digital camera images. ImageTool provides basic image restoration and analysis features along with a special set of camera evaluation tools which are used to standardize ... continued below

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Baker, S. A.; Gardner, S. D.; Rogers, M. L.; Sanders, F. & Tunnell, T. W. January 2001.

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ImageTool is a software package developed at Bechtel Nevada, Los Alamos Operations. This team has developed a set of analysis tools, in the form of image processing software used to evaluate camera calibration data. Performance measures are used to identify capabilities and limitations of a camera system, while establishing a means for comparing systems. The camera evaluations are designed to provide system performance, camera comparison and system modeling information. This program is used to evaluate digital camera images. ImageTool provides basic image restoration and analysis features along with a special set of camera evaluation tools which are used to standardize camera system characterizations. This process is started with the acquisition of a well-defined set of calibration images. Image processing algorithms provide a consistent means of evaluating the camera calibration data. Performance measures in the areas of sensitivity, noise, and resolution are used as a basis for comparing camera systems and evaluating experimental system performance. Camera systems begin with a charge-coupled device (CCD) camera and optical relay system and may incorporate image intensifiers, electro-static image tubes, or electron bombarded charge-coupled devices (EBCCDs). Electro-optical components provide fast shuttering and/or optical gain to camera systems. Camera types evaluated include gated intensified cameras and multi-frame cameras used in applications ranging from X-ray radiography to visible and infrared imaging. It is valuable to evaluate the performance of a camera system in order to determine if a particular system meets experimental requirements. In this paper we highlight the processing features of ImageTool.

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  • Photonics West 2001: IS and T/SPIE 13th International Symposium: Electronic Imaging 2001: Science and Technology; Image Sequence and Data Analysis Program: Capture, Analysis, and Display of Image Sequences III (E120), San Jose, CA (US), 01/20/2001--01/26/2001

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  • Report No.: DOE/NV/11718--466
  • Grant Number: AC08-96NV11718
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 773560
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc723420

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Baker, S. A.; Gardner, S. D.; Rogers, M. L.; Sanders, F. & Tunnell, T. W. Image Tool, article, January 2001; Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc723420/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.