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Three-dimensional morphology for target detection
Author(s): Tim J. Patterson
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Paper Abstract

This paper introduces a novel approach for target detection in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery utilizing 3-D morphological filtering. The basic concepts in the 3-D morphology are described. The utilization of 3-D filtering to extract distinctive vehicle signatures from a SAR image is presented. A working detection system utilizing these techniques is described. A standard detection system is described and its performance compared to that of the system utilizing 3-D morphological filtering.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1471, Automatic Object Recognition, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44893
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Tim J. Patterson, Advanced Decision Systems (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1471:
Automatic Object Recognition
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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