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Pyramid approach to fusion of Landsat TM and SPOT-PAN data to yield multispectral high-resolution images for environmental archaeology
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Paper Abstract

Several attempts have been made to merge Landsat TM multispectral data with high spatial resolution panchromatic SPOT images. In this work a multiresolution approach based on a generalized Laplacian pyramid with p:q (i.e., rational) scale factor is proposed to merge image data of any resolution and represent them at any scale. The resulting bands capture multispectral characteristics with an enhanced spatial resolution, thereby expediting visual analysis and contextual interpretation of the environment according to archaeological issues. Objective and subjective evaluations show the effectiveness of the proposed method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 December 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2960, Remote Sensing for Geography, Geology, Land Planning, and Cultural Heritage, (31 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262459
Show Author Affiliations
Bruno Aiazzi, IROE/CNR (Italy)
Luciano Alparone, Univ. degli Studi di Firenze (Italy)
Stefano Baronti, IROE/CNR (Italy)
Roberto Carla, IROE/CNR (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2960:
Remote Sensing for Geography, Geology, Land Planning, and Cultural Heritage
Daniel Arroyo-Bishop; Roberto Carla; Joan B. Lurie; Carlo M. Marino; A. Panunzi; James J. Pearson; Eugenio Zilioli, Editor(s)

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