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Multisensor evaluation research: enhancement techniques and sensor evaluation results
Author(s): Gary A. Duncan; William H. Heidbreder; James Hammack; Casimir Szpak
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Paper Abstract

This paper compares imagery from four mapping sensors and evaluates the utility of the imagery to support the function of cartographic feature analysis. The four sensors examined are: Landsat TM, SPOT, 5 M Landsat (simulated), and 1 M electro-optical. The feature analysis process is described, and a proposed experiment designed to compare feature analysis utility is discussed. The proposed experiment includes the use of both monoscopic and stereo imagery, as well as application of visual image enhancement techniques and supporting algorithms that facilitate image interpretation. The described techniques represent an initial basis for study of more automated multispectral and multisensor techniques. Also, the applicability of using multiresolution and multisensor techniques is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 June 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2758, Algorithms for Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imagery II, (17 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.243218
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Gary A. Duncan, Defense Mapping Agency (United States)
William H. Heidbreder, Defense Mapping Agency (United States)
James Hammack, Defense Mapping Agency (United States)
Casimir Szpak, Defense Mapping Agency (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2758:
Algorithms for Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imagery II
A. Evan Iverson, Editor(s)

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