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Spectral analysis of terrain infrared signatures
Author(s): Bryce Remesch; J. Michael Cathcart
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Paper Abstract

Research conducted at Georgia Tech over the past several years has focused on an examination of the signature characteristics of various background materials. These efforts seek to understand the physical basis and features of these signatures in order to aid the development of robust landmine detection techniques. The technical efforts in this study focused on identifying various soil types in LWIR hyperspectral imagery based on spectral characteristics. This paper will discuss the analytical approach and present results from these studies. A discussion of these terrain features as false alarm and clutter sources will also be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6217, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets XI, 62170H (16 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.666480
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Bryce Remesch, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
J. Michael Cathcart, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6217:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets XI
J. Thomas Broach; Russell S. Harmon; John H. Holloway, Editor(s)

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