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Studies on ship discrimination in polarimetric SAR images
Author(s): Wenguang Wang; Jun Wang; Weiguang Chang
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Paper Abstract

Ship detection is an important application of SAR imagery. In this paper, a new discrimination method based on morphological filter and the co-pol phase difference of the plarimetric SAR is provided. The parameter of co-pol phase difference does not only indicate targets mechanism, but also can be extracted easily from HH channel and VV channel of plarimetric SAR. The application based on the AIRSAR data shows that the new method is effective to discriminate the false alarms in ship detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6795, Second International Conference on Space Information Technology, 67953R (10 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.774991
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Wenguang Wang, Beihang Univ. (China)
Jun Wang, Beihang Univ. (China)
Weiguang Chang, Beihang Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6795:
Second International Conference on Space Information Technology
Cheng Wang; Shan Zhong; Jiaolong Wei, Editor(s)

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