point spread function

The inferring of spatial characteristics of the instrument from the collected image of a point source such as a star. Also see modulation transfer function. (Source: Dr. John Barker)




Related Terms
focal point,   ground control point GCP,   modulation transfer function MTF,   Multi point videoconference,   National Control Point Procedures,   point spread function,   Point to Point Transmission,   Primary Entry Point PEP,   Termination point,  

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