Creating Synthetic Images

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The Create Synthetic Image command provides a valuable asset for precision imaging in science, engineering, and industrial applications, allowing you to create exact images containing all sources of noise with known properties. This tool is a critical asset for testing of algorithms and numeric analyses leading to improved modeling and evaluation of techniques.

For use in astronomy, biomedical methods such as FISH, and numerous other applications, the synthetic image can include a distribution of Gaussian point sources randomized in both location and luminance/intensity space (see the zoomed synthetic image set displayed at lower right). The pre-noise properties of each source are listed to create a record of the input values for comparison purposes. This leads to realistic emulation of model images that would be obtained using real instrumentation acquiring real data.

The Create Synthetic Images tool is available in Mira MX x64, Mira Pro x64, and Mira Pro Ultimate Edition.