MTF

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MTF

(1) (Modulation Transfer Function) A measurement of monitor sharpness. MTF compares the contrast ratio between alternating black and green lines that are one pixel thick.

(2) (Microsoft Tape Format) A backup tape format developed by Seagate Software and Microsoft. It is able to identify operating system-specific data.
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The modulation transfer function of a system gives a very thorough description of its resolving capabilities, showing the fraction of an object's contrast recorded by the system as a function of the object's size (spatial frequency).
The paper presents a methodology and an algorithm to assess image sharpness based on the Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) of the scanning system.
Lindstrand further demonstrates that human perception of diffractive image elements can be assessed by applying the known modulation transfer function (MTF) measurements of the human visual system to the recorded data (the MTF is a measure of the response of the human visual system to spatial frequencies).