Centroid Target Tracking System Utilizing Parallel Processing of Digital Data Patterns.
Patent, Filed 8 Feb 90, patented 29 Dec 92,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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Outputs from data bit areas of a target sensing array, above a signal threshold level, are obtained by sequential scanning of groups of the data bit area aligned in columns and rows to form a digital pattern of binary data interrogated to determined the offset of the digital pattern from the centroid of the sensor array. Interrogation is performed by simultaneous counting of data bit pulses derived from separate segments of each group on opposite sides of the centroid and comparing such summations to determine the differences there between reflecting directional offsets from the centroid.
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