Abstract

Inspired by the natural phenomenon of hyperacuity, redundant sampling in combination with the knowledge about the impulse response of the imaging system is used to extract highly accurate information using a low resolving artificial apposition compound eye. Thus the implementation of a precise position detection for simple objects like point sources and edges is described.

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2005

2004

2003

R. Volkel, M. Eisner and K. J. Weible, "Miniaturized imaging systems," Microelectron. Eng. 67-68, 461-472 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2001

K. Hoshino, F. Mura and I. Shimoyama, "A one-chip scanning retina with an integrated micromechanical scanning actuator," J. Microelectromech. Syst. 10, 492-497 (2001).
[CrossRef]

1999

M. J. Wilcox and D. C. Jr. Thelen, "A Retina with Parallel Input and Pulsed Output, Extracting High-Resolution Information," IEEE Trans. Neural Net. 10, 574-583 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1995

M. S. Currin, P. Schonbaum, C. E. Halford and R. G. Driggers,"Musca domestica inspired machine vision system with hyperacuity," Opt. Eng. 34, 607-611 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. S. Sanders and C. E. Halford, "Design and analysis of apposition compound eye optical sensors," Opt. Eng. 34, 222-235 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1987

S. B. Laughlin, "Form and function in retinal processing," TINS 10, 478-483 (1987).

1985

K. Nakayama, "Biological image motion processing: a review," Vision Res. 25, 625-660 (1985).
[CrossRef]

1977

A. W. Snyder, "Acuity of compound eyes: Physical limitations and design," J. Comp. Physiol. A 116, 161-182 (1977).

1976

G. Westheimer, "Diffraction Theory and Visual Hyperacuity," Am. J. Optom. Physiol. Opt. 53, 362-364 (1976).

1968

K. Kirschfeld and N. Franceschini, "Optische Eigenschaften der Ommatidien im Komplexauge von Musca," Kybernetik 5, 47-52 (1968).
[CrossRef]

1965

K. G. Gotz, "Die optischen ¨Ubertragungseigenschaften der Komplexaugen von Drosophila," Kybernetik 2, 215-221 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Currin, M. S.

M. S. Currin, P. Schonbaum, C. E. Halford and R. G. Driggers,"Musca domestica inspired machine vision system with hyperacuity," Opt. Eng. 34, 607-611 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Dannberg, P.

Driggers, R. G.

M. S. Currin, P. Schonbaum, C. E. Halford and R. G. Driggers,"Musca domestica inspired machine vision system with hyperacuity," Opt. Eng. 34, 607-611 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Duparre, J.

Franceschini, N.

K. Kirschfeld and N. Franceschini, "Optische Eigenschaften der Ommatidien im Komplexauge von Musca," Kybernetik 5, 47-52 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Halford, C. E.

M. S. Currin, P. Schonbaum, C. E. Halford and R. G. Driggers,"Musca domestica inspired machine vision system with hyperacuity," Opt. Eng. 34, 607-611 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. S. Sanders and C. E. Halford, "Design and analysis of apposition compound eye optical sensors," Opt. Eng. 34, 222-235 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Hoshino, K.

K. Hoshino, F. Mura and I. Shimoyama, "A one-chip scanning retina with an integrated micromechanical scanning actuator," J. Microelectromech. Syst. 10, 492-497 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Jr, D. C.

M. J. Wilcox and D. C. Jr. Thelen, "A Retina with Parallel Input and Pulsed Output, Extracting High-Resolution Information," IEEE Trans. Neural Net. 10, 574-583 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Kirschfeld, K.

K. Kirschfeld and N. Franceschini, "Optische Eigenschaften der Ommatidien im Komplexauge von Musca," Kybernetik 5, 47-52 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Laughlin, S. B.

S. B. Laughlin, "Form and function in retinal processing," TINS 10, 478-483 (1987).

Mura, F.

K. Hoshino, F. Mura and I. Shimoyama, "A one-chip scanning retina with an integrated micromechanical scanning actuator," J. Microelectromech. Syst. 10, 492-497 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Nakayama, K.

K. Nakayama, "Biological image motion processing: a review," Vision Res. 25, 625-660 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Reimann, A.

Sanders, J. S.

J. S. Sanders and C. E. Halford, "Design and analysis of apposition compound eye optical sensors," Opt. Eng. 34, 222-235 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Schonbaum, P.

M. S. Currin, P. Schonbaum, C. E. Halford and R. G. Driggers,"Musca domestica inspired machine vision system with hyperacuity," Opt. Eng. 34, 607-611 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Schreiber, P.

Shimoyama, I.

K. Hoshino, F. Mura and I. Shimoyama, "A one-chip scanning retina with an integrated micromechanical scanning actuator," J. Microelectromech. Syst. 10, 492-497 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Snyder, A. W.

A. W. Snyder, "Acuity of compound eyes: Physical limitations and design," J. Comp. Physiol. A 116, 161-182 (1977).

Westheimer, G.

G. Westheimer, "Diffraction Theory and Visual Hyperacuity," Am. J. Optom. Physiol. Opt. 53, 362-364 (1976).

Wilcox, M. J.

M. J. Wilcox and D. C. Jr. Thelen, "A Retina with Parallel Input and Pulsed Output, Extracting High-Resolution Information," IEEE Trans. Neural Net. 10, 574-583 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Wippermann, F.

Am. J. Optom. Physiol. Opt.

G. Westheimer, "Diffraction Theory and Visual Hyperacuity," Am. J. Optom. Physiol. Opt. 53, 362-364 (1976).

Appl. Opt.

IEEE Trans. Neural Net.

M. J. Wilcox and D. C. Jr. Thelen, "A Retina with Parallel Input and Pulsed Output, Extracting High-Resolution Information," IEEE Trans. Neural Net. 10, 574-583 (1999).
[CrossRef]

J. Comp. Physiol. A

A. W. Snyder, "Acuity of compound eyes: Physical limitations and design," J. Comp. Physiol. A 116, 161-182 (1977).

J. Microelectromech. Syst.

K. Hoshino, F. Mura and I. Shimoyama, "A one-chip scanning retina with an integrated micromechanical scanning actuator," J. Microelectromech. Syst. 10, 492-497 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Kybernetik

K. Kirschfeld and N. Franceschini, "Optische Eigenschaften der Ommatidien im Komplexauge von Musca," Kybernetik 5, 47-52 (1968).
[CrossRef]

K. G. Gotz, "Die optischen ¨Ubertragungseigenschaften der Komplexaugen von Drosophila," Kybernetik 2, 215-221 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Microelectron. Eng.

R. Volkel, M. Eisner and K. J. Weible, "Miniaturized imaging systems," Microelectron. Eng. 67-68, 461-472 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Eng.

M. S. Currin, P. Schonbaum, C. E. Halford and R. G. Driggers,"Musca domestica inspired machine vision system with hyperacuity," Opt. Eng. 34, 607-611 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. S. Sanders and C. E. Halford, "Design and analysis of apposition compound eye optical sensors," Opt. Eng. 34, 222-235 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

TINS

S. B. Laughlin, "Form and function in retinal processing," TINS 10, 478-483 (1987).

Vision Res.

K. Nakayama, "Biological image motion processing: a review," Vision Res. 25, 625-660 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Other

D. T. Riley, W. M. Harman, E. Tomberlin, S. F. Barrett, M. Wilcox and C. H. G. Wright, "Musca domestica inspired machine vision system with hyperacuity," in Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Smart Sensor Technology and Measurement Systems, E. Udd and D. Inaudi, eds., Proc. SPIE 5758, 304-320 (2005).

R. A. Young, "Bridging the gap between vision and commercial applications," in Human Vision, Visual Processing and Digital Display VI, B. E. Rogowitz and J. P. Allebach, eds., Proc. SPIE 2411, 2-14 (1995).

S. Viollet and N. Franceschini, "Visual servo system based on a biologically-inspired scanning sensor," in Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic Systems II, G. T. McKee and P. S. Schenker, eds., Proc. SPIE 3839, 144-155 (1999).

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