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Unformatted text preview: Cameras We Cannot Picture Ravi Athale The MITRE Corporation Outline • History of Camera: important milestones • Modern milestones: – Invention of photographic film – Invention of CCD semiconductor sensor • New directions in camera design: – Cameras + computers • Future A world reliant on imaging • You are probably carrying a camera right now • It is likely you have been imaged at least once TODAY! • Have you received information today communicated by an image? • You or someone close to you is alive today because of an image • 1/3 or brain processing devoted to vision 3 Images (clockwise from upper left) from US Govt Agencies: NOAA/NCEP; NASA ; NIH; FBI,; USAID Natural Observations Images of the sun during a solar eclipse through the leaves of a tree. October 3, 2005, St Juliens, Malta. © Wikipedia User: Ellywa . License CC BY-SA. This content is excluded from our Creative Commons license. For more information, see http://ocw.mit.edu/fairuse . Image courtesy of Steve took it on Flickr. Historical Milestones – Early Contributors 400-500 BC : Chinese philosophers, Aristotle Observation of pinhole images 1011-1012: Alhazan; “Book of Optics” First scientific study of light combining philosophical aspect with experimental observations....
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course MAS. 131 taught by Professor Rameshraskar during the Fall '09 term at MIT.

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