Object Recognition from Polarimetric SAR Images

  • Ronny Hänsch
  • Olaf Hellwich
Part of the Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing book series (RDIP, volume 15)


In general, object recognition from images is concerned with separating a connected group of object pixels from background pixels and identifying or classifying the object. The indication of the image area covered by the object makes information which is implicitly given by the group of pixels, explicit by naming the object. The implicit information can be contained in the measurement values of the pixels or in the locations of the pixels relative to each other. While the former represent radiometric properties, the latter is of geometric nature describing the shape or topology of the object.


Object Recognition Training Image Synthetic Aperture Radar Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Synthetic Aperture Radar Data 
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The authors would like to thank the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for providing E-SAR and TerraSAR-X data. Furthermore, this work was supported by grant of DFG HE 2459/11.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technische Universität, Berlin Computer Vision and Remote SensingBerlinGermany

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