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Title: Superpixels for improved structure and terrain classification using multiple synthetic aperture radar image products

Abstract

Various embodiments presented herein relate to assigning labels to segments of a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) image, where the segments are based upon a speckle-reduced SAR image product. A plurality of SAR images of a scene are co-registered to form a registered stack of SAR images. A speckle-reduced SAR image product is generated based upon at least one registered SAR image in the registered stack of SAR images. The speckle-reduced SAR image product is segmented into a plurality of superpixels, and boundaries of the superpixels are applied to the at least one registered SAR image to form a segmented SAR image. A segment of the SAR image is then labeled as including or not including a feature, wherein the label is assigned based upon values of pixels in the segment.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1469310
Patent Number(s):
10,042,048
Application Number:
14/626,582
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Feb 19
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Moya, Mary M., Koch, Mark W., and Perkins, David Nikolaus. Superpixels for improved structure and terrain classification using multiple synthetic aperture radar image products. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Moya, Mary M., Koch, Mark W., & Perkins, David Nikolaus. Superpixels for improved structure and terrain classification using multiple synthetic aperture radar image products. United States.
Moya, Mary M., Koch, Mark W., and Perkins, David Nikolaus. Tue . "Superpixels for improved structure and terrain classification using multiple synthetic aperture radar image products". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1469310.
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abstractNote = {Various embodiments presented herein relate to assigning labels to segments of a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) image, where the segments are based upon a speckle-reduced SAR image product. A plurality of SAR images of a scene are co-registered to form a registered stack of SAR images. A speckle-reduced SAR image product is generated based upon at least one registered SAR image in the registered stack of SAR images. The speckle-reduced SAR image product is segmented into a plurality of superpixels, and boundaries of the superpixels are applied to the at least one registered SAR image to form a segmented SAR image. A segment of the SAR image is then labeled as including or not including a feature, wherein the label is assigned based upon values of pixels in the segment.},
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