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Effects of hyperspectral compression on nonliteral exploitation
Author(s): Sylvia S. Shen; Brian S. Beard
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a study effort whose objective is to investigate the impact of hyperspectral compression on the utility of the compressed and subsequently reconstructed data for nonliteral exploitation. The goal is to investigate and quantify the extent of degradation introduced by compression that can be tolerated for various exploitation applications in order to establish acceptable compression bit rates. Two nonliteral exploitation functions were performed on the original and compressed-reconstructed image cubes produced by two hyperspectral compression algorithms at four compression bit rates on two scenes. The results showed that, in general, no appreciable degradation in exploitation performance occurred between the compressed- reconstructed and original hyperspectral data sets using these two compression algorithms. The highly encouraging results indicate that compression technology may be a viable means to significantly alleviate transmission data rate limits.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 October 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3438, Imaging Spectrometry IV, (16 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328103
Show Author Affiliations
Sylvia S. Shen, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Brian S. Beard, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3438:
Imaging Spectrometry IV
Michael R. Descour; Sylvia S. Shen, Editor(s)

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