4 December 1998 Line tracking from satellite images
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Abstract
We are presenting an algorithm for the detection and tracking of buried linear features under a variety of surface coverages. The buried structures manifest themselves as a few pixels wide bands with contrast and texture changes of the over-ground growth, in high 1 m resolution aerial photographs. Some statistical non-linear filters are used to enhance these features, and their responses is further enhanced by lateral continuity, taking into consideration prior knowledge about the shape of the feature.
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I. Gracia, Maria Petrou, A. J. Fraser, "Line tracking from satellite images", Proc. SPIE 3500, Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing IV, (4 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.331869; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.331869
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