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Target detection in hyperspectral imagery using demixed spectral angles
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Paper Abstract

We present a modification to the Spectral Angle Mapper (SAM) to perform mixed pixel target detection in hyperspectral imagery. Our method uses the linear mixing model to define a new set of coordinates using endmember spectra. We show that spectral angles measured in this new coordinate system differ from those measured in full band space, and that there is a natural interpretation of angles involving mixed pixels in these new coordinates. We include experimental evidence that our method outperforms traditional SAM in cases involving both subpixel and shaded target situations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 February 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5238, Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing IX, (5 February 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.510835
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David Gillis, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Jeffrey Bowles, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5238:
Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing IX
Lorenzo Bruzzone, Editor(s)

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