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A novel adaptive noise filtering method for SAR images
Author(s): Weibin Li; Mingyi He
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Paper Abstract

In the most application situation, signal or image always is corrupted by additive noise. As a result there are mass methods to remove the additive noise while few approaches can work well for the multiplicative noise. The paper presents an improved MAP-based filter for multiplicative noise by adaptive window denoising technique. A Gamma noise models is discussed and a preprocessing technique to differential the matured and un-matured pixel is applied to get accurate estimate for Equivalent Number of Looks. Also the adaptive local window growth and 3 different denoise strategies are applied to smooth noise while keep its subtle information according to its local statistics feature. The simulation results show that the performance is better than existing filter. Several image experiments demonstrate its theoretical performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 August 2009
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7455, Satellite Data Compression, Communication, and Processing V, 745510 (31 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.827428
Show Author Affiliations
Weibin Li, Xianyang Normal Univ. (China)
Mingyi He, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7455:
Satellite Data Compression, Communication, and Processing V
Bormin Huang; Antonio J. Plaza; Raffaele Vitulli, Editor(s)

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