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New model for high-resolution polarimetric SAR clutter data
Author(s): William W. Irving; Gregory J. Owirka; Leslie M. Novak
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Paper Abstract

A new product clutter model aimed at fitting the cumulative distribution function of high resolution SAR data is proposed. The model uses only the sample mean and variance of a region, and the number of uncorrelated images of the regions to estimate the cumulative distribution function of the power return. It is shown that the model is capable of accurately modeling grass and tree clutter for both single- and multipolarization data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1992
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 1630, Synthetic Aperture Radar, (12 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59019
Show Author Affiliations
William W. Irving, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
Gregory J. Owirka, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
Leslie M. Novak, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1630:
Synthetic Aperture Radar
Richard D. McCoy; Martin E. Tanenhaus, Editor(s)

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