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Identify Solar Panels in Low Resolution Satellite Imagery with Siamese Architecture and Cross-Correlation

@inproceedings{Wang2019IdentifySP,
  title={Identify Solar Panels in Low Resolution Satellite Imagery with Siamese Architecture and Cross-Correlation},
  author={Zhengcheng Wang and Zhecheng Wang and Arun Majumdar and Ram Rajagopal},
  year={2019}
}
Understanding solar adoption trends and their underlying dynamics requires a comprehensive and granular time-series solar installation database which is unavailable today and expensive to create manually. To this end, we leverage a deep siamese network that automatically identifies solar panels in historical low-resolution (LR) satellite images by comparing the target image with its high-resolution exemplar at the same location. To resolve the potential displacement between solar panels in the… 

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