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Publications about 'covariance'

Thesis

  1. Pooja S. Mahapatra. Geodetic network design for InSAR: Application to ground deformation monitoring. PhD thesis, TU Delft, 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, InSAR Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, GNSS, Transponder, Geodetic Network. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


Articles in journal or book chapters

  1. Simone Baffelli, Othmar Frey, and Irena Hajnsek. Geostatistical Analysis and Mitigation of the Atmospheric Phase Screens in Ku-Band Terrestrial Radar Interferometric Observations of an Alpine Glacier. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 58(11):7533-7556, November 2020. Keyword(s): Gamma Portable Radar Interferometer, GPRI, Pol-GPRI, Atmospheric modeling, Spaceborne radar, Atmospheric measurements, Radar interferometry, Delays, Phase measurement, Atmospheric modeling, atmospheric phase screen (APS), differential radar interferometry, terrestrial radar interferometry, TRI. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  2. Simona Verde, Antonio Pauciullo, Diego Reale, and Gianfranco Fornaro. Multiresolution Detection of Persistent Scatterers: A Performance Comparison Between Multilook GLRT and CAESAR. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, pp 1-16, 2020. Keyword(s): Monitoring, Detectors, Spatial resolution, Signal resolution, Tomography, Covariance matrices, Strain, Detection, generalized likelihood ratio test (GLRT), persistent scatterers (PS), SAR tomography.. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  3. Homa Ansari, Francesco De Zan, and Richard Bamler. Efficient Phase Estimation for Interferogram Stacks. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 56(7):4109-4125, July 2018. Keyword(s): maximum likelihood estimation, phase estimation, radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, terrain mapping, time series, efficient phase estimation, interferogram stacks, signal decorrelation, SAR interferometry, high-precision deformation, different techniques, short baseline subset, SqueeSAR, CAESAR, overarching schemes, different analysis approaches, deformation estimation, called Eigendecomposition, maximum-likelihood-estimator, Interferometric phase, state-of-the-art techniques, computational estimation efficiency, Sequential Estimator, efficient processing scheme, state-of-the-art approaches, Electromagnetic interference, Time series analysis, Maximum likelihood estimation, Systematics, Synthetic aperture radar, Strain, Big Data, coherence matrix, covariance estimation, differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar, distributed scatterers (DS), efficiency, error analysis, maximum-likelihood estimation, near real-time (NRT) processing. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  4. Simone Baffelli, Othmar Frey, Charles L. Werner, and Irena Hajnsek. Polarimetric Calibration of the Ku-Band Advanced Polarimetric Radar Interferometer. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 56(4):2295-2311, 2018. Keyword(s): real-aperture radar, radar, terrestrial radar, Apertures, Calibration, interferometry, radar interferometry, Radar antennas, Radar imaging, Radar polarimetry, ground-based radar, polarimetric calibration, polarimetric, GB-RADAR, polarimetric-interferometric radar, Gamma Portable Radar Interferometer, GPRI. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  5. Markus Even and Karsten Schulz. InSAR Deformation Analysis with Distributed Scatterers: A Review Complemented by New Advances. Remote Sensing, 10(5), 2018. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, InSAR, Persistent Scatterers, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, Distributed Scatterers, Distributed Scatterer Interferometry, DS, DS Interferoemetry, preprocessing, adaptive neighborhood, covariance, coherence, deformation, displacement mapping, deformation monitoring, SqueeSAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  6. R. Jolivet and M. Simons. A Multipixel Time Series Analysis Method Accounting for Ground Motion, Atmospheric Noise, and Orbital Errors. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(4):1814-1824, 2018. Keyword(s): InSAR, Time Series. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  7. Homa Ansari, Francesco De Zan, and Richard Bamler. Sequential Estimator: Toward Efficient InSAR Time Series Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55(10):5637-5652, October 2017. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Interferometry, InSAR, differential SAR interferometry, D-InSAR, covariance matrices, data compression, image coding, radar imaging, radar interferometry, synthetic aperture radar, time series, Big Data, InSAR time series analysis, compressed data batch artificial interferograms, data batch compression, data covariance matrix analysis, data reduction, high-precision near-real-time processing, interferometric phase estimation, recursive estimation, sequential estimator, virtual image estimator, wide-swath synthetic aperture radar mission, Coherence, Earth, Maximum likelihood estimation, Monitoring, Synthetic aperture radar, Time series analysis, Big Data, coherence estimation error, data compression, differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar (DInSAR), distributed scatterers, efficiency, error analysis, low-rank approximation, maximum-likelihood estimation (MLE). [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  8. J. I. Buskenes, Roy E. Hansen, and A. Austeng. Low-Complexity Adaptive Sonar Imaging. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 42(1):87-96, January 2017. Keyword(s): Synthetic Aperture Sonar, SAS, Sonar, array signal processing, interference suppression, sonar imaging, DAS beamformer, Hamming window function, Kaiser window, Kongsberg Maritime HISAS1030 sonar, LCA beamformer, delay-and-sum beamformer, gain -3 dB, interference minimization, low-complexity adaptive sonar imaging, minimum variance distortionless response, parallel hardware, rectangular window function, robust MVDR implementation, spatial statistics, Array signal processing, Arrays, Covariance matrices, Image resolution, Imaging, Robustness, Sonar, Active, LCA, MVDR, active filters, adaptive beamforming, adaptive filters, beamforming, complexity, computational complexity, phased arrays, sonar, spatial filters. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  9. Ning Cao, Hyongki Lee, and H. C. Jung. A Phase-Decomposition-Based PSInSAR Processing Method. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54(2):1074-1090, February 2016. Keyword(s): radar interferometry, synthetic aperture radar, coherence, distributed scatterer, eigendecomposition, measurement points, multiple scattering mechanisms, persistent scatterer network density, phase-decomposition-based persistent scatterer InSAR method, spatial density, Coherence, Covariance matrices, Decision support systems, Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, Synthetic aperture radar, Urban areas, Differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar (DInSAR), distributed scatterer (DS) interferometry, persistent scatterer (PS) interferometry (PSI), synthetic aperture radar (SAR). [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  10. Ning Cao, Hyongki Lee, and H. C. Jung. Mathematical Framework for Phase-Triangulation Algorithms in Distributed-Scatterer Interferometry. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12(9):1838-1842, Sept 2015. Keyword(s): geophysical techniques, mathematical analysis, maximum likelihood estimation, phase estimation, radar interferometry, DS interferometry procedure, coherence-weighted PT, distributed-scatterer interferometry, eigendecomposition-based phase estimator, equal-weighted PT, estimation procedure weight value, least square estimator, mathematical framework, mathematical relation analysis, maximum-likelihood phase estimator, modified PT algorithm, persistent-scatterer interferometry measurement point, phase-triangulation algorithm, published PT method, Coherence, Covariance matrices, Interferometry, Maximum likelihood estimation, Remote sensing, Synthetic aperture radar, Differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar (DInSAR), distributed scatterer (DS) interferometry, persistent scatterer (PS) interferometry (PSI), phase triangulation (PT), synthetic aperture radar (SAR). [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  11. Gianfranco Fornaro, Simona Verde, Diego Reale, and Antonio Pauciullo. CAESAR: An Approach Based on Covariance Matrix Decomposition to Improve Multibaseline - Multitemporal Interferometric SAR Processing. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53(4):2050-2065, April 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Component Extraction And selection SAR, CEASAR, Spaceborne SAR, multilook SAR tomography, X-Band, Urban, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, covariance matrices, geophysical signal processing, matrix decomposition, principal component analysis, radar interferometry, radar signal processing, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, tomography, CAESAR, Component Extraction and Selection SAR algorithm, SAR tomography, SqueeSAR, classical interferometric processing, coherence losses, covariance matrix analysis, covariance matrix decomposition, data covariance matrix, equivalent scattering mechanisms, ground deformation monitoring, high resolution Cosmo-SkyMed data, high resolution interferometric SAR sensors, interferometic stac filtering, multibaseline-multitemporal interferometric SAR processing, multilook operation, multiple scatterers, principal component analysis, synthetic aperture radar, Covariance matrices, Interferometry, Monitoring, Scattering, Spatial resolution, Synthetic aperture radar, Tomography, 3-D, 4-D and multidimensional (Multi-D) SAR imaging, Covariance matrix decomposition, SAR interferometry (InSAR), SAR tomography. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  12. Pooja S. Mahapatra, Sami Samie Esfahany, and Ramon F. Hanssen. Geodetic Network Design for InSAR. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53(7):3669-3680, July 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, InSAR, GNSS, persistent scatterer interferometry, covariance matrices, deformation, geodesy, geomorphology, geophysical techniques, network theory (graphs), radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, InSAR measurement, coherent target device deployment, covariance matrices, criterion matrix, deformation signal, densification measurement, geodesic network design methodology, ground deformation measurement, interferometric synthetic aperture radar, network optimization, optimal ground location, Covariance matrices, Deformable models, Geophysical measurements, Redundancy, Synthetic aperture radar, Coherent target, compact active transponder, corner reflector, criterion matrix, economy, geodesy, interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR), network design, precision, reliability. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  13. Alberto Villa, Lorenzo Iannini, Davide Giudici, Andrea Monti-Guarnieri, and Stefano Tebaldini. Calibration of SAR Polarimetric Images by Means of a Covariance Matching Approach. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53(2):674-686, February 2015. Keyword(s): Faraday effect, calibration, covariance analysis, numerical analysis, optimisation, parameter estimation, radar imaging, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar, Faraday rotation, SAR polarimetric imaging, corner reflector, covariance matching approach, intrinsic ambiguity identification, numerical method, optimization, polarimetric calibration, repeated full polarimetric ALOS PALSAR imaging, retrieved distortion parameter stability, synthetic aperture radar, system polarimetric distortion parameter estimation, Calibration, Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, Estimation, Faraday effect, Noise, Sensitivity, Thyristors, Covariance matching, Faraday rotation, numerical methods, polarimetric calibration. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  14. S. Zwieback and I. Hajnsek. Statistical Tests for Symmetries in Polarimetric Scattering Coherency Matrices. IEEE_J_GRSL, 11(1):308-312, January 2014. Keyword(s): airborne radar, covariance matrices, geophysical equipment, geophysical techniques, invariance, radar polarimetry, scattering, statistical testing, Freeman-Durden decomposition, SAR polarimetry, airborne L-band data, covariance matrix, likelihood-ratio testing, mature rape field, polarimetric scattering coherency matrix, reflection invariance hypothesis, reflection symmetry, second-order statistics, statistical testing, synthetic aperture radar polarimetry, vegetation growth, Parametric statistics, polarimetric synthetic aperture radar, radar remote sensing. [bibtex-entry]


  15. Esteban Aguilera, Matteo Nannini, and Andreas Reigber. A Data-Adaptive Compressed Sensing Approach to Polarimetric SAR Tomography of Forested Areas. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 10(3):543-547, May 2013. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Compressed sensing, Compressive sensing, Covariance matrix, Synthetic aperture radar, Tomography, data compression, forestry, radar polarimetry, tomography, vegetation mapping, wavelet transforms, DLR, E-SAR sensor, German Aerospace Center, covariance fitting, data adaptive compressed sensing approach, data adaptive orthonormal basis, forested areas, fully polarimetric L-band data, multiple looks, multiple polarimetric channels, partial scatterers, polarimetric SAR tomography, superresolution imaging, Distributed compressed sensing (DCS), Kronecker basis, polarimetry, wavelets, E-SAR, F-SAR, L-Band, Airborne SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  16. Esteban Aguilera, Matteo Nannini, and Andreas Reigber. Wavelet-Based Compressed Sensing for SAR Tomography of Forested Areas. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 51(12):5283-5295, December 2013. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Covariance matrix, Estimation, Power distribution, Sensors, Synthetic aperture radar, Tomography, Wavelet transforms, Compressed sensing (CS), compressive sensing, CS, forest structure, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) tomography, wavelets, E-SAR, F-SAR, L-Band, Airborne SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  17. A. E. A. Blomberg, A. Austeng, and Roy E. Hansen. Adaptive Beamforming Applied to a Cylindrical Sonar Array Using an Interpolated Array Transformation. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 37(1):25-34, January 2012. Keyword(s): Synthetic Aperture Sonar, SAS, array signal processing, interpolation, sonar arrays, sonar signal processing, SX90 fish finding sonar, adaptive beamforming, adaptive minimum variance, amplitude estimation, azimuth resolution, cylindrical sonar array, interference rejection, interpolated array transformation, phase estimation, virtual linear array, Array signal processing, Arrays, Covariance matrix, Signal resolution, Sonar applications, Vectors, Adaptive signal processing, array signal processing, beam steering, imaging, sonar, spatial resolution. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  18. Yuanyuan Wang, Xiao Xiang Zhu, and Richard Bamler. Retrieval of phase history parameters from distributed scatterers in urban areas using very high resolution SAR data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 73(0):89 - 99, 2012. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, InSAR, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, Phase history, Distributed scatterer, Covariance matrix, TerraSAR-X, Spaceborne SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  19. Francesco De Zan and Paco Lopez-Dekker. SAR Image Stacking for the Exploitation of Long-Term Coherent Targets. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 8(3):502-506, May 2011. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, interferometry, SAR interferometry, Stacking, covariance matrices, filtering theory, radar imaging, synthetic aperture radar, SAR image stacking, long-term coherent targets, synthetic aperture radar images, coherent temporal filtering, signal to noise ratio, TerraSAR-X data, long-term interferograms, covariance matrix, Coherence, Interferometry, Decorrelation, Estimation, Noise, Stacking, Synthetic aperture radar, Synthetic aperture radar interferometry. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  20. Francesco De Zan and Paco López-Dekker. SAR Image Stacking for the Exploitation of Long-Term Coherent Targets. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 8(3):502-506, May 2011. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR interferometry, Interferometry, differential interferometry, InSAR, DInSAR, Coherence, Decorrelation, Estimation, Interferometry, Noise, Stacking, Synthetic aperture radar, covariance matrices, filtering theory, radar imaging, synthetic aperture radar, SAR image stacking, TerraSAR-X data, coherent temporal filtering, covariance matrix, long-term coherent targets, long-term interferograms, signal to noise ratio, synthetic aperture radar images, Synthetic aperture radar interferometry;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  21. Othmar Frey and Erich Meier. 3-D Time-Domain SAR Imaging of a Forest Using Airborne Multibaseline Data at L- and P-Bands. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 49(10):3660-3664, October 2011. Keyword(s): Airborne radar, Array signal processing, Capon, Capon beamformer, L-band, P-band, SAR processing, SAR tomography, beamforming, Focusing, forestry, interferometry, InSAR, multibaseline, multiple signal classification, MUSIC, polarimetry, Remote Sensing, synthetic aperture radar, SAR, three-dimensional imaging, 3-D imaging, time-domain back-projection, TDBP, tomography, Vegetation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  22. A. Refice, A. Belmonte, F. Bovenga, and G. Pasquariello. On the Use of Anisotropic Covariance Models in Estimating Atmospheric DInSAR Contributions. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 8(2):341-345, March 2011. Keyword(s): DInSAR techniques, anisotropic atmospheric signals, anisotropic covariance models, atmospheric phase delays, atmospheric phase estimation, atmospheric phase screen field, automated methods, computational cost, correlation function parameters, critical sampling conditions, differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar data, kriging reconstruction approaches, persistent scatterer interferometry, sampling density, sparse-grid point-target DInSAR applications, spatial structure, stochastic models, synthetic aperture radar interferograms, atmospheric techniques, radar interferometry, stochastic processes, synthetic aperture radar;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  23. Lin Du, Jian Li, and Petre Stoica. Fully Automatic Computation of Diagonal Loading Levels for Robust Adaptive Beamforming. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 46(1):449-458, January 2010. Keyword(s): Capon, array signal processing, covariance matrices, fully automatic computation, diagonal loading levels, robust adaptive beamforming, covariance matrix estimate, Capon beamforming formulation, Robustness, Array signal processing, Covariance matrix, Degradation, Councils, Uncertainty, Guidelines, Spatial filters, Signal to noise ratio, Calibration. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  24. Paco Lopez-Dekker and Jordi. J. Mallorqui. Capon- and APES-Based SAR Processing: Performance and Practical Considerations. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48(5):2388-2402, May 2010. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, APES, Amplitude and Phase EStimation, Capon, minimum variance distortionless response, MVDR, Capon Beamforming, Beamforming, geophysical techniques, spectral analysis, synthetic aperture radar, minimum variance method, APES-based SAR processing, spectral-estimation algorithms, synthetic aperture radar, Capon processing chain, chip-image size, resampling factor, diagonal loading, joint-processing approach, Monte Carlo simulations, RADARSAT-2 quad-polarization data, Barcelona, adaptive processing, 2D spectral analysis, Spain, Azimuth, Backpropagation algorithms, Focusing, Covariance matrix, Phase estimation, Tomography, Remote sensing, Laboratories, Microwave communication, Array signal processing, Adaptive processing, synthetic aperture radar, 2-D spectral analysis. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  25. Stefano Tebaldini. Single and Multipolarimetric SAR Tomography of Forested Areas: A Parametric Approach. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 48(5):2375-2387, May 2010. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomography, Forest, Forestry, Fourier spectrum, Remningstorp, Sweden, backscattered powers, covariance matching estimation technique, effective scattering centers, forested areas, multibaseline data, multiple synthetic aperture radar observations, multipolarimetric SAR tomography, multipolarimetric acquisition, parameter estimation, polarimetric data set, radar signal processing, real P-band multibaseline, resolution cell, geophysical signal processing, geophysical techniques, optical tomography, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  26. Stefano Tebaldini. Algebraic Synthesis of Forest Scenarios From Multibaseline PolInSAR Data. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 47(12):4132-4142, December 2009. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomography, E-SAR, P-Band, algebra, geophysical techniques, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, vegetationBioSAR, E-SAR airborne system, Kronecker products sum, P-band data set, Remningstorp, SAR surveys, Sweden, algebraic synthesis, forest scenarios, forested areas, least square solution, multibaseline PolInSAR data, multipolarimetric multibaseline synthetic aperture radar, single-baseline polarimetric SAR interferometry, statistical uncorrelation, temporal coherence losses, volumetric coherence losses. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  27. Thomas L. Ainsworth, Laurent Ferro-Famil, and Jong-Sen Lee. Orientation angle preserving a posteriori polarimetric SAR calibration. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 44(4):994-1003, April 2006. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Polarimetry, Polarimetric Calibration, calibration, radar polarimetrybackscatter, calibration, covariance matrices, geophysical techniques, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, SAR data analysis, a posteriori polarimetric SAR calibration, anechoic chamber data, orientation angle, polarimetric channels, polarimetric covariance matrix, polarimetric distortion, polarimetric fidelity, polarimetric synthetic aperture radar, radar polarimetry, scattering reciprocity, Calibration, Costs, Covariance matrix, Data analysis, Equations, Parameter estimation, Polarimetric synthetic aperture radar, Radar scattering, Soil moisture, Synthetic aperture radar, Calibration, radar polarimetry. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  28. Y. Yamaguchi, Y. Yajima, and H. Yamada. A four-component decomposition of POLSAR images based on the coherency matrix. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 3(3):292 -296, July 2006. Keyword(s): POLSAR image decomposition, coherency matrix, covariance matrix, four-component decomposition, nonreflection symmetric scattering, polarimetric SAR, synthetic aperture radar, covariance matrices, geophysical techniques, image processing, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  29. Y. Yamaguchi, T. Moriyama, M. Ishido, and H. Yamada. Four-component scattering model for polarimetric SAR image decomposition. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 43(8):1699-1706, August 2005. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, polarimetric decomposition, Yamaguchi decomposition, asymmetric covariance matrix, cloud, co-pol correlation, cross-pol correlation, dipole scatterers, double bounce scattering, four-component scattering model, helix scattering power, image decomposition, nonreflection symmetric scattering, polarimetric SAR, probability density function, radar polarimetry, reflection symmetry condition, scattering contribution decomposition, surface scattering, symmetric covariance matrix, synthetic aperture radar, three-component decomposition method, urban area scattering, volume scattering, covariance matrices, geophysical signal processing, probability, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  30. Bert M. Kampes and Ramon F. Hanssen. Ambiguity resolution for permanent scatterer interferometry. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 42(11):2446-2453, November 2004. Keyword(s): LAMBDA method, ambiguity decorrelation, ambiguity resolution, bootstrap estimation, carrier phase observations, global positioning systems, integer least squares estimation, multivariate normal distribution, nonlinear parameter inversion algorithm, permanent scatterer interferometry, phase cycle ambiguity estimation, synthetic aperture radar interferometry, system of equations, variance-covariance matrix, geophysical signal processing, least squares approximations, normal distribution, parameter estimation, radiowave interferometry, remote sensing, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  31. Jong-Sen Lee, M.R. Grunes, T.L. Ainsworth, Li-Jen Du, D.L. Schuler, and Shane R. Cloude. Unsupervised classification using polarimetric decomposition and the complex Wishart classifier. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 37(5):2249-2258, September 1999. Keyword(s): geophysical signal processing, geophysical techniques, image classification, radar imaging, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, terrain mappingSAR, complex Wishart classifier, complex Wishart distribution, covariance matrix, entropy-alpha plane, geophysical measurement technique, image classification, initial classification map, iteration, land surface, man-made object, maximum likelihood classifier, polarimetric decomposition, polarimetric target decomposition, polarization, radar imaging, radar polarimetry, radar remote sensing, synthetic aperture radar, terrain mapping, terrain type, training, unsupervised classification. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  32. Simon Williams, Yehuda Bock, and Peng Fang. Integrated satellite interferometry: Tropospheric noise, GPS estimates and implications for interferometric synthetic aperture radar products. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 103(B11):27051-27067, 1998. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Interferometry, SAR interferometry, differential SAR interferometry, DInSAR, Displacement, Surface Displacement, Atmosphere, APS, Geodesy and Gravity, Instruments and techniques, Interferometry, GPS, GNSS. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  33. Shane R. Cloude and Eric Pottier. A review of target decomposition theorems in radar polarimetry. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 34(2):498-518, March 1996. Keyword(s): S-matrix theory, backscatter, covariance matrices, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, geophysical signal processing, matrix decomposition, radar cross-sections, radar imaging, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, reviews, Mueller matrix, Stokes vector, backscatter, coherency matrix, coherent decomposition, covariance matrix, eigenvector analysis, radar polarimetry, scattering matrix, target decomposition theorems, terrain, transformation theory. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  34. J. S. Lee, M. R. Grunes, and Ron Kwok. Classification of multi-look polarimetric SAR imagery based on complex Wishart distribution. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 15(11):2299-2311, 1994. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  35. Jong-Sen Lee, K. W. Hoppel, S. A. Mango, and A. R. Miller. Intensity and phase statistics of multilook polarimetric and interferometric SAR imagery. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 32(5):1017-1028, September 1994. Keyword(s): feature extraction, geophysical techniques, geophysics computing, image coding, image recognition, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, complex correlation coefficient, data compression, decorrelation effects, feature classification, feature extraction, geophysical measurement technique, image classification, intensity statistics, interferometric SAR imagery, land surface imaging, multilook phase difference, multilook polarimetry, phase statistics, probability density function, radar remote sensing, scattering matrix, signal processing, speckle reduction, synthetic aperture radar, Covariance matrix, Decorrelation, Density functional theory, NASA, Phase measurement, Radar polarimetry, Radar scattering, Sea measurements, Speckle, Statistics. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  36. Shaun Quegan. A unified algorithm for phase and cross-talk calibration of polarimetric data-theory and observations. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 32(1):89-99, January 1994. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Polarimetry, Polarimetric Calibration, calibration, geophysical techniques, polarimetry, remote sensing, remote sensing by radar, MAESTRO campaign, agriculture, cross-polarized backscattering coefficient, cross-talk calibration, geophysical measurement technique, land surface SAR radar imaging, linear distortion model, minimum least squares, observation, phase, polarimetry, polarisation, scattering matrix, synthetic aperture radar, theory, unified algorithm, Backscatter, Calibration, Covariance matrix, Crosstalk, Data mining, Equations, Layout, Phase distortion, Scattering, System testing. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  37. Petre Stoica and A. Nehorai. MUSIC, maximum likelihood, and Cramer-Rao bound: further results and comparisons. IEEE Transactions on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 38(12):2140-2150, December 1990. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, MUSIC, SAR Tomography, parameter estimation, signal detection, signal processing, statistical analysisCramer-Rao bound, covariance matrix, direction-of-arrival, maximum likelihood estimator, multiple signal characterization, narrowband plane waves, noisy measurements, parameter estimation, performance comparisons, statistical performance, superimposed signals, uniform linear sensor arrays, unweighted MUSIC estimator, weighted MUSIC estimators. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  38. Petre Stoica, Randolph L. Moses, Benjamin Friedlander, and Torsten Söderström. Maximum likelihood estimation of the parameters of multiple sinusoids from noisy measurements. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing [see also IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing], IEEE Transactions on, 37(3):378-392, 1989. Keyword(s): RFI Suppression, filtering and prediction theory, spectral analysis, Cramer-Rao bound covariance matrix, initial estimates, maximum-likelihood, maximum-likelihood estimator, MLE, multiple sinusoids, noisy measurements, spectral analysis. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  39. P. Stoica and Arye Nehorai. MUSIC, maximum likelihood, and Cramer-Rao bound. IEEE Transactions on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 37(5):720-741, May 1989. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, MUSIC, SAR Tomography, radio direction-finding, signal processing, Cramer-Rao bound, MUSIC estimator, covariance matrix, direction finding, maximum likelihood method, plane waves, signal processing, statistical efficiency, uniform linear array. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  40. B.D. Carlson. Covariance matrix estimation errors and diagonal loading in adaptive arrays. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 24(4):397-401, July 1988. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Beamforming, array processing, antenna phased arrays, antenna theory, digital simulation, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, estimation theory, matrix algebraadapted antenna patterns, adaptive arrays, covariance matrix sample size, diagonal loading, distorted mainbeams, eigenvector decomposition, estimation errors, low-level interference, nulling, sample matrix inversion, sidelobes. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  41. M. Borgeaud, R.T. Shin, and J.A. Kong. Theoretical Models For Polarimetric Radar Clutter. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 1(1):73-89, 1987. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  42. Ralph O. Schmidt. Multiple emitter location and signal parameter estimation. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 34(3):276-280, March 1986. Keyword(s): MUSIC, Multiple Signal Classification, null Adaptive arrays, DOA estimation, Direction-of-arrival estimation, Parameter estimation, Signal processing antennas. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  43. Georges Matheron. The Intrinsic Random Functions and Their Applications. Advances in Applied Probability, 5(3):439-468, 1973. Keyword(s): Kriging, intrinsic random functions, IRF, linear intrinsic estimator, best linear intrinsic estimator (BLIE), BLIE. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  44. H. E. Rauch, F. Tung, and T.C. Striebel. Maximum Likelihood Estimates of Linear Dynamic Systems. AIAA JOURNAL, 3(8):1445-1450, August 1965. Keyword(s): INS/GNSS, INS/GNSS integration, Rauch-Tung-Striebel Smoothing, RTS, Kalman Filter,. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


Conference articles

  1. Simone Baffelli, Othmar Frey, and Irena Hajnsek. Geostatistical Analysis and Mitigation of Atmosphere Induced Phase in Terrestrial Radar Interferometric Observations of an Alpine Glacier. In Proc. of EUSAR 2018 - 12th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, pages 626-631, 2018. Keyword(s): Radar Interferometry, Terrestrial Radar Interferometry, TRI, Ground-based radar, Interferometry, glacier velocity, atmospheric phase, mitigation of atmospheric phase, APS, Bisgletscher, Radar time series, GPRI, Gamma Portable Radar Interferometer. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  2. Simone Baffelli, Othmar Frey, and Irena Hajnsek. Geostatistical Analysis and Mitigation of Atmospheric Phase Screens in Ku-Band Terrestrial Radar Interferometry. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 6504-6507, 2018. Keyword(s): Radar Interferometry, Terrestrial Radar Interferometry, TRI, Ground-based radar, Interferometry, glacier velocity, atmospheric phase, mitigation of atmospheric phase, APS, Bisgletscher, Radar time series, GPRI, Gamma Portable Radar Interferometer. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  3. Marc Jäger, Muriel Pinheiro, Octavio Ponce, Andreas Reigber, and Rolf Scheiber. A Survey of novel airborne SAR signal processing techniques and applications for DLR's F-SAR sensor. In Proc. 16th Int. Radar Symp. (IRS), pages 236-241, June 2015. Keyword(s): airborne radar, image filtering, radar detection, radar imaging, radar interferometry, radar polarimetry, radar resolution, synthetic aperture radar, DLR F-SAR sensor, SAR imaging capability, advanced filtering, airborne SAR signal processing technique, dual-frequency SAR interferometry, high resolution circular SAR imaging, large baseline, polarimetric change detection, precise DEM generation, Covariance matrices, Image resolution, Imaging, Interferometry, Radar polarimetry, Speckle, Synthetic aperture radar. [bibtex-entry]


  4. Stefano Tebaldini. Forest SAR tomography: A covariance matching approach. In IEEE Radar Conference, 2008. RADAR '08., pages 1-6, May 2008. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomography, E-SAR, P-Band, radar imaging, radar interferometry, radar polarimetry, radar resolution, synthetic aperture radar, tomography, P-band SAR images, covariance matching approach, forest SAR tomography, multipolarimetric channel data, single polarimetric channel data, single target interferometric analysis, synthetic aperture radar interferometry, system resolution cell. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  5. J. Li and P. Stoica. Versatile robust Capon beamforming: theory and applications. In Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop Proceedings, 2004, pages 38-42, July 2004. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomography, Capon, Robust Capon Beamforming, RCB, acoustic imaging, array signal processing, beam steering, channel bank filters, covariance matrices, ground penetrating radar, image resolution, interference (signal), landmine detection, radar imaging CBRCB, CPRCB, DCRCB, FLGPR imaging system, RCF, SCB, acoustic imaging, constant-beamwidth RCB, constant-powerwidth RCB, covariance fitting formulation, doubly constrained robust Capon beamformer, forward-looking ground penetrating radar, interference rejection, landmine detection, rank-deficient robust Capon filter-bank approach, resolution, spectral estimation, standard Capon beamformer, steering vector. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  6. J.S. Lee, D.L. Schuler, T.L. Ainsworth, and W.-M. Boerner. Polarization orientation estimation and applications: a review. In IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2003. IGARSS '03., volume 1, pages 428-430, July 2003. Keyword(s): SAR Processsing, calibration, covariance matrices, data acquisition, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, spaceborne radar, synthetic aperture radar, terrain mapping DEM generation, AIRSAR, L-band, polarimetric SAR images, P-band, polarimetric SAR images, SIR-C, circular polarization covariance matrix, estimation algorithms, ocean surface feature characterization, polarimetric SAR data compensation, polarimetric calibration, polarization orientation angle shifts, polarization orientation estimation, radar frequency, scattering media, terrain slopes, Airborne SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  7. T. Ekman, A. Jakobsson, and Petre Stoica. On the efficient implementation of the Capon spectral estimator. In 2000 10th European Signal Processing Conference, pages 1-4, Sep. 2000. Keyword(s): Capon, Spectral estimation, beamforming, Capon, Beamforming, Amplitude and phase preserving Capon, Covariance matrices, Frequency estimation, Estimation, Signal resolution, Signal to noise ratio, Vectors, Spectral analysis. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


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Author: Othmar Frey, Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - ETH Zurich .


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