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Polarimetric Radar Imaging: From Basics to Applications
Overview of Polarimetric Radar Imaging Brief History of Polarimetric Radar Imaging SAR Image Formation: Summary Airborne and Space-Borne PolSAR Systems Description of the Remaining ChaptersExpand
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An entropy based classification scheme for land applications of polarimetric SAR
The authors outline a new scheme for parameterizing polarimetric scattering problems, which has application in the quantitative analysis of polarimetric SAR data. The method relies on an eigenvalueExpand
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A review of target decomposition theorems in radar polarimetry
  • S. Cloude, E. Pottier
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote. Sens.
  • 1 March 1996
In this paper, we provide a review of the different approaches used for target decomposition theory in radar polarimetry. We classify three main types of theorem; those based on the Mueller matrixExpand
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Quantitative comparison of classification capability: fully polarimetric versus dual and single-polarization SAR
This paper addresses the land-use classification capabilities of fully polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (SAR) versus dual-polarization and single-polarization SAR for P-, L-, and C-BandExpand
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Unsupervised classification of multifrequency and fully polarimetric SAR images based on the H/A/Alpha-Wishart classifier
Introduces a new classification scheme for dual frequency polarimetric SAR data sets. A (6/spl times/6) polarimetric coherency matrix is defined to simultaneously take into account the fullExpand
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Scene characterization using subaperture polarimetric SAR data
In synthetic aperture radar (SAR) polarimetry, the measured polarimetric signatures are used to analyze physical scattering properties of the imaged media. It is generally assumed that the sensor hasExpand
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Concept of polarization entropy in optical scattering
We consider the application of the general theory of unitary matrices to problems of wave scattering involving polarized waves. Haying outlined useful parameterizations of the low dimensional groupsExpand
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Snowpack Characterization in Mountainous Regions Using C-Band SAR Data and a Meteorological Model
This paper presents a method to characterize snow cover in mountainous regions using dual-polarization C-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data. It is demonstrated that an accurate modeling of theExpand
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