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Objective Evaluation of Imager Performance



Francine K. Amon, Dennis D. Leber, Nicholas Paulter


We describe a method by which the evaluation and characterization of the performance of an imager can be done objectively and scientifically, that is, without routine operator interpretation. Although this method is demonstrated herein for passive long-wave infrared imagers (thermal infrared cameras) used by firefighters, it is applicable to any imaging system.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings for the International Conference on Sensing Technology
Conference Dates
November 28-December 1, 2011
Conference Location
Palmerston North, NZ


human perception, image quality indicators, imager performance, test and evaluation


Amon, F. , Leber, D. and Paulter, N. (2011), Objective Evaluation of Imager Performance, Proceedings for the International Conference on Sensing Technology, Palmerston North, NZ (Accessed March 2, 2024)
Created November 30, 2011, Updated October 12, 2021