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Current DIRSIG Documentation

Online versions of the HTML documentation included with the current distributions of DIRSIG can be found here.

Older DIRSIG4 Documentation

These documents contain material that has not yet been migrated to the new HTML content system.

DIRSIG Validation Documentation

DIRSIG Validation and Verification Summary 1992-2007 (PDF, 76 KB)

  • Scott Brown, "Evaluation of Subdivision Methods used in Octree Ray Tracing Algorithms", RIT Computer Science M.S. thesis (PDF, 0.6 MB)

  • Francois Alain, "Simulation of Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometers using DIRSIG", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (PDF, 1.9 MB)

  • Emmett Ientilucci, "Synthetic Simulation and Modeling of Image Intensified CCDs (IICCD)", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (PDF, 4.0 MB)

  • Peter Arnold, "Modeling and Simulating Chemical Weapon Dispersal Patterns in DIRSIG", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (PDF, 4.1 MB)

  • Russell White, "Validation of Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT’s) Digital Image and Remote Sensing Image Generation (DIRSIG) Model - Reflective Region", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (PDF, 3.7 MB)

  • Neil Scanlan, "Comparative Performance Analysis of Texture Characterization Models in DIRSIG", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (PDF, 10.0 MB)

  • Robin Burton, "Elastic LADAR Modeling for Synthetic Imaging Applications", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis (PDF, 15.5 MB)

  • Jason Meyers, "Modeling Polarimetric Imaging using DIRSIG", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis (PDF, 2.3 MB)

  • Kris Barcomb, "High-Resolution, Slant-Angle Scene Generation and Validation of Concealed Targets in DIRSIG", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (PDF, 24.7 MB)

  • James Shell, "Polarimetric Remote Sensing in the Visible to Near Inrared", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis (PDF, 39 MB)

  • Daniel Blevins, "Modeling Scattering and Absorption for a Differential Absorption LIDAR System", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis (PDF, 60 MB)

  • Brian Dobbs, "The Incorporation of Atmospheric Variability into DIRSIG", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (PDF, 26 MB)

  • Michael Gartley, "Polarimetric Modeling of Remotely Sensed Scenes in the Thermal Infrared", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis (PDF, 26 MB)

  • Stephen Lach, "Semi-Automated DIRSIG Scene Modeling from 3D Lidar and Passive Imagery", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis (PDF, 4.2 MB)

  • Karl Walli, "Relating Multimodal Imagery Data in 3D", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis (PDF, 13.4 MB)

  • Adam A. Goodenough, "In-water Spectral Radiative Transfer Modeling using Photon Mapping", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis, (RIT ScholarWorks)

  • Jacqueline Speir, "Validation of 3D Radiative Transfer in Coastal-Ocean Water Systems as Modeled by DIRSIG", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis (RIT ScholarWorks)

  • Jared Van Cor, "Characterizing Resident Space Object Earthshine Signature Variability", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (RIT ScholarWorks)

  • Kevin T. Bloechl, "A Method for Comparing Real and Simulated Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (RIT ScholarWorks)

  • Keegan S. McCoy, "Methodology for the Integration of Optomechanical System Software Models with a Radiative Transfer Image Simulation Model", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis, (RIT ScholarWorks)

  • Michael "Grady" Saunders, "Randomizable phenology-dependent corn canopy for simulated remote sensing of agricultural scenes", RIT Imaging Science M.S. thesis (RIT ScholarWorks)

  • Benjamin D. Roth, "Deciduous Broadleaf Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Function (BSDF): Measurements, Modeling, and Impacts on Waveform Lidar Forest Assessments", RIT Imaging Science Ph.D. thesis, (RIT ScholarWorks)

Reports

Emmett Ientilucci, "Low-light-level Simulations and Extended Area Source Modeling" (PDF, 39 MB)

Journal and Conference Papers

  • Adam A. Goodenough and Scott D. Brown, "DIRSIG5: Next-Generation Remote Sensing Data and Image Simulation Framework", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Volume 10, Issue 11, pp 4818 - 4833, Nov. 2017 (Open Access)

  • Scott D. Brown, Daniel Blevins and John R. Schott, "Time-gated topographic LIDAR scene simulation", Proc SPIE, Vol. 5791, pp 342-353, 2005 (PDF, 1.9 MB)

  • Emmett J. Ientilucci and Scott D. Brown, "Advances in Wide Area Hyperspectral Image Simutaion", Proc SPIE, Vol. 5075, pp. 110-121, 2003 (PDF, 11.0 MB)