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2004.02.06 21:35 "displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Liliana Resendiz
2004.02.09 09:00 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Andrey Kiselev
2004.02.09 15:06 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.10 13:32 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Liliana Resendiz
2004.02.10 21:41 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Chris Cox
2004.02.10 22:30 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Liliana Resendiz
2004.02.10 23:05 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.10 23:37 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Frank Warmerdam
2004.02.11 00:21 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Bob Friesenhahn

2004.02.11 00:21 "Re: displaying 12 bit tiff image", by Bob Friesenhahn

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>
> Chris,
>
> I would note that remote sensing sensor data is routinely distributed
> as 16 bits per sample, but with a dynamic range far from the complete
> 0..65535 range in order to preserve the original sensor results.  In cases
> like this remote sensing applications are expected to scale the data
> themselves, and there are many approaches to doing that.
>
> My point is that while a "simple picture" that is stored as 16bit might
> need to be pre-scaled in the TIFF file in the range 0-65535, there are
> respectible reasons to deliver other kinds of "scientfic data" such that
> this is not done.  Some kinds of applications should be prepared for this
> to happen.

Is there a way to tell what scaling should be supplied in order to
view the unscaled data?  Perhaps using black and white levels?

Bob
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