11 May 1987 Knowledge Based Sar Images Exploitation
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One of the basic functions of SAR images exploitation system is the detection of man-made objects. The perfor-mance of object detection is strongly limited by perfor-mance of sementation modules. This paper presents a detection paradigm composed of an adaptive segmentation algorithm based on a priori knowledge of objects followed by a top-down hierarchical detection process that generates and evaluates object hypotheses. Shadow information and inter-object relationships can be added to the knowledge base to improve performance over that of a statistical detector based only on the attributes of individual objects.
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David L. Wang, David L. Wang, } "Knowledge Based Sar Images Exploitation", Proc. SPIE 0786, Applications of Artificial Intelligence V, (11 May 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940621; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.940621
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