The COMPARES Project: Connectionist methods for preprocessing and analysis of remote sensing data

  • J. Austin
  • G. Giacinto
  • I. Kanellopoulos
  • K. Lees
  • F. Roll
  • G. Vernazza
  • G. Wilkinson
Special Session on European Projects
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1311)


The European Concerted Action “COMPARES” (Concerted Action on COnnectionist Methods for Preprocessing and Analysis of REmote Sensing Data) was funded within the Environment and Climate Programme of the European Commission. The “COMPARES” project was aimed at focussing and coordinating future research at European level on the general theme of connectionist computation in the field of Earth Observation (EO). Connectionist computation can be interpreted as the use of artificial neural networks and parallel distributed processing systems.


Remote Sensing Concert Action REmote Sensing Data Connectionist System Signal Inversion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Austin
    • 1
  • G. Giacinto
    • 2
  • I. Kanellopoulos
    • 3
  • K. Lees
    • 1
  • F. Roll
    • 2
  • G. Vernazza
    • 2
  • G. Wilkinson
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.University of YorkUK
  2. 2.University of CagliariSardiniaItaly
  3. 3.EC Joint Research CentreIspraItaly
  4. 4.Kingston UniversityUK
  5. 5.Formerly at EC Joint Research CentreIspraItaly

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