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Journal of Electronics

, Volume 21, Issue 6, pp 515–521 | Cite as

Study on the technique to detect texture features in SAR images

  • Fu Yusheng 
  • Ding Dongtao 
  • Hou Yinming 
Letters
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Abstract

This letter studies on the detection of texture features in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images. Through analyzing the feature detection method proposed by Lopes, an improved texture detection method is proposed, which can not only detect the edge and lines but also avoid stretching edge and suppressing lines of the former algorithm. Experimental results with both simulated and real SAR images verify the advantage and practicability of the improved method.

Key words

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Feature detection Image texture 

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© Science Press 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fu Yusheng 
    • 1
  • Ding Dongtao 
    • 1
  • Hou Yinming 
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Electron. Eng.Univ. of Electron. Sci. and Tech. of ChinaChengdu

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