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Recovering shape from shadows in synthetic aperture radar imagery
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Paper Abstract

There has been little interest in the information associated with the shadows in high resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images. In this paper we give an algorithm for the reconstruction of an object's shape from the shadows cast by the object in a sequence of SAR images. The algorithm is a back-projection type algorithm based on the intersection of solids. The effects of diffraction and synthetic aperture occlusion on SAR shadow resolution are also addressed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 2008
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6947, Radar Sensor Technology XII, 694707 (15 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.775610
Show Author Affiliations
F. M. Dickey, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
A. W. Doerry, Sandia National Labs. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6947:
Radar Sensor Technology XII
Kenneth I. Ranney; Armin W. Doerry, Editor(s)

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