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Multidimensional illumination and image processing techniques in the W-band for recognition of concealed objects
Author(s): Johan Stiens; Lixiao Zhang; Amna Elhawil; Irina Jaeger; Gaetan Koers; Hichem Sahli; Peter Schelkens
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Paper Abstract

Active millimeter wave imaging technology is emerging, which has the potential to yield much more information when one has control over the illumination parameters. Image processing of this kind of images is almost inexistent in literature. In this paper, we propose multidimensional illumination techniques to improve the mm-wave image quality. Multi-angle, multi-frequency, and cross-polarization illuminations were implemented to obtain multidimensional images. Principle Component Analysis (PCA) and clustering analysis were applied to process the results.

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Date Published: 8 October 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6696, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXX, 66960R (8 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.738487
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Johan Stiens, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Lixiao Zhang, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Amna Elhawil, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Irina Jaeger, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Gaetan Koers, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Hichem Sahli, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Peter Schelkens, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6696:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXX
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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