Application of Sleator-Tarjan Dynamic Trees in a Monitoring System for the Arctic Region Based on Remote Sensing Data

  • Philipp Galiano
  • Mikhail Kharinov
  • Sergey Vanurin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)


In this chapter, the monitoring system for the Arctic region, as used for automation of an ice situation assessment, is described. The main type of input data for the system is remote sensing of Earth observations. System improvement using Sleator-Tarjan dynamic trees is discussed. Elementary algorithms of considered tree-structured data are presented. A comparison of computing results with the results of interactive recognition executed by experts from the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute is carried out. Further implementation development and the development of the system applications are analyzed.


Remote sensing Image processing Dynamic trees 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philipp Galiano
    • 1
  • Mikhail Kharinov
    • 1
  • Sergey Vanurin
    • 1
  1. 1.St.Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS)St.PetersburgRussia

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