A method to evaluate camouflage effectiveness by computer simulation



  • Tran Tien Bao Institute of Technical Physics, Academy of Military Science and Technology
  • Nguyen Anh Tuan (Corresponding Author) Institute of Technical Physics, Academy of Military Science and Technology
  • Vu Huu Khanh Institute of Technical Physics, Academy of Military Science and Technology
  • Nguyen Ngoc Son Institute of Technical Physics, Academy of Military Science and Technology
  • Le Dinh Hung Bộ Tư lệnh Thủ đô Hà Nội




Background; Camouflage pattern; Camouflage assessment; CSI; RMSE; Matlab.


 In recent years, the investment in research and application of new camouflage patterns with higher camouflage efficiency has shown the increasingly important role of camouflage. This paper presents a method to evaluate the effectiveness of camouflage by computer simulation based on images of camouflage patterns and backgrounds and using the similarity evaluation indexes of images such as CSI, RMSE, etc. On the basis of using 5 camouflage patterns and 2 typical background images of mountains and urban areas, the computational simulation results on Matlab have clarified the difference in the camouflage efficiency of the patterns. With simplicity in simulation calculation and high reliability, this method serves as a basis for evaluating and selecting camouflage patterns suitable for each terrain during application research and the consideration of purchasing camouflage systems from abroad for use in our country.


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How to Cite

Trần Tiến , B., D. Nguyen Anh, H. K. Vũ, S. Nguyễn Ngọc, and H. Lê Đình. “A Method to Evaluate Camouflage Effectiveness by Computer Simulation”. Journal of Military Science and Technology, vol. 90, no. 90, Oct. 2023, pp. 119-26, doi:10.54939/1859-1043.j.mst.90.2023.119-126.



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