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Simulating Airborne Sensors Using Graphics Hardware

Peinecke, Niklas (2009) Simulating Airborne Sensors Using Graphics Hardware. In: Proceedings of ODAS 2009. DLR. ODAS 2009, 2009-10-06 - 2009-10-08, Berlin, Germany.

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Abstract

We describe a framework for simulating a variety of airborne sensors using a unified approach based on modern computer graphics hardware. Recently, this framework was employed as a test-bed for helicopter sensory setups. Making heavy use of recent technologies like vertex and fragment shaders different sensors like millimeter wave radar, lidar and 3D radar can be simulated in real time on a standard workstation PC. This includes generation of radar shadows. Furthermore, the radar module implements a novel Phong-like approach for modeling the mean normalized radar cross section (RCS). The new model is intuitive by making use of categories of diffuse and specular reflections. While being computational more efficient than previous approaches it is composed of only few parameters. We give example setups for different types of terrain. We conclude with a demonstration of different sensors.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/76572/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
Title:Simulating Airborne Sensors Using Graphics Hardware
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Peinecke, NiklasUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6683-2323UNSPECIFIED
Date:6 October 2009
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of ODAS 2009
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Publisher:DLR
Status:Published
Keywords:sensor simulation, millimeter wave radar simulation, lidar simulation, shaders
Event Title:ODAS 2009
Event Location:Berlin, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Start Date:6 October 2009
Event End Date:8 October 2009
Organizer:DLR, ONERA
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:other
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L - no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - no assignment (old)
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Flight Guidance > Pilot Assistance
Deposited By: Peinecke, Dr.rer.nat. Niklas
Deposited On:20 Jul 2012 08:35
Last Modified:24 Apr 2024 19:42

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