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A New Target Detector Based on Geometrical Perturbation Filters for Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar (POL-SAR)

Marino, Armando (2012). A New Target Detector Based on Geometrical Perturbation Filters for Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar (POL-SAR). Springer Theses. Heidelberg: Springer.

URL: http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783642271625
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27163-2
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Abstract

This thesis presents a groundbraking methodology for the radar international community. The detection approach introduced, namely perturbation analysis, is completey novel showing a remarkable capability of thinking outside the box. Perturbation analysis is able to push forward the performance limits of current algorithms, allowing the detection of targets smaller than the resolution cell and highly embedded in clutter. The methodology itself is extraordinary flexibe and has already been used in two other large projects, funded by the ESA (European Space Agency): M-POL for maritime surveillance, and DRAGON-2 for land classification with particular attention to forests. This book is a perfectly organised piece of work where every detail and perspective is taken into account in order to provide a comprehensive vision of the problems and solutions.

Item Type: Book
Copyright Holders: 2012 Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3-642-27162-6, 978-3-642-27162-5
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 43805
Depositing User: Armando Marino
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2015 08:20
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2017 14:26
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/43805
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