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Fusing images and maps
Author(s): Mark J. Carlotto
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Paper Abstract

Spatial data sharpening techniques that fuse images and maps are described. The statistical basis of these techniques are reviewed and extended for sharpening other kinds of spatial data that can be difficult to collect in denied areas. One example is demographic data. We demonstrate the ability to derive high-resolution population maps from county or district census data and Landsat imagery that is accurate to within 5% of the true population within a test area.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6968, Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition XVII, 696818 (6 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.780170
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Mark J. Carlotto, General Dynamics Advanced Information System (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6968:
Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition XVII
Ivan Kadar, Editor(s)

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