3 October 1995 Target segmentation in IR imagery using a wavelet-based technique
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Segmentation of ground based targets embedded in clutter obtained by airborne Infrared (IR) imaging sensors is one of the challenging problems in automatic target recognition. In this paper a new texture based segmentation technique is presented that uses the statistics of 2D wavelet decomposition components of the local sections of the image. A measure of statistical similarity is then used to segment the image and separate the target from the background. This technique is applied on a set of real sequential IR imagery and has shown to produce a high degree of segmentation accuracy across varying ranges.
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Firooz A. Sadjadi, Firooz A. Sadjadi, } "Target segmentation in IR imagery using a wavelet-based technique", Proc. SPIE 2588, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XIV: Algorithms, Techniques, Active Vision, and Materials Handling, (3 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.222669; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.222669
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