Publications about 'Speckle'

Articles in journal or book chapters

  1. Maria J. Sanjuan-Ferrer, Irena Hajnsek, K. P. Papathanassiou, and Alberto Moreira. A New Detection Algorithm for Coherent Scatterers in SAR Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(11):6293-6307, November 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, Detector, Candidate Selection, Coherent Scatterer, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, SAR data, TerraSAR-X acquisitions, coherent scatterers, detection algorithm, generalized likelihood ratio test approach, natural environments, natural scenarios, permanent-scatterer interferometry techniques, point-like scatterers, scattering temporal stability, single SAR image, spectral diversity techniques, sublook coherence approach, sublook entropy approach, synthetic aperture radar, urban environments, Bandwidth, Clutter, Coherence, Spatial resolution, Speckle, Synthetic aperture radar, Coherent scatterers (CSs), likelihood ratio test, signal processing, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), target detection. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  2. A. E. A. Blomberg, C. I. C. Nilsen, A. Austeng, and Roy E. Hansen. Adaptive Sonar Imaging Using Aperture Coherence. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 38(1):98-108, January 2013. Keyword(s): Synthetic Aperture Sonar, SAS, array signal processing, sonar imaging, speckle, DAS beamformer, HISAS 1030 sonar, SNR scenarios, SWiP, Wiener postfilter, adaptive sonar imaging, aperture-coherence-based methods, backscattered energy, coherence factor, computationally efficient adaptive imaging methods, delay-and-sum beamformer, image resolution, medical ultrasound imaging, noise suppression capabilities, receiver array, signal-to-noise ratio, speckle environment, Apertures, Arrays, Coherence, Imaging, Noise, Sonar, Speckle, Adaptive beamforming, Wiener postfilter, aperture coherence, array signal gain, coherence factor (CF), sonar imaging. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  3. Richard Bamler, Michael Eineder, Nico Adam, Xiaoxiang Zhu, and Stefan Gernhardt. Interferometric Potential of High Resolution Spaceborne SAR. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2009(5):407-419, 2009. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Interferometry, SAR Tomography, Tomography, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, Spotlight SAR, TERRASAR-X, SAR TOMOGRAPHY. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  4. Esra Erten, Andreas Reigber, Olaf Hellwich, and Pau Prats. Glacier Velocity Monitoring by Maximum Likelihood Texture Tracking. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47(2):394-405, Feb. 2009. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, glaciology, hydrological techniques, image processing, maximum likelihood estimation, remote sensing by radar, spaceborne radar, synthetic aperture radar, Asia, ENVISAT-ASAR data acquisition, Inyltshik glacier, Kyrgyzstan, Maximum Likelihood Texture Tracking, alpine glacier systems, classical intensity tracking technique, glacier velocities measurement, glacier velocity monitoring, ice flows, intensity-based matching algorithm, melting, multiplicative speckle/noise model, remotely sensed data, signal-to-noise ratio, snowfall, spatial dynamics, speckle decorrelation, statistical description, synthetic aperture radar data, temporal dynamics, temporal speckle structure, tracking algorithm. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  5. Richard Bamler and Michael Eineder. Accuracy of differential shift estimation by correlation and split-bandwidth interferometry for wideband and delta-k SAR systems. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2(2):151-155, April 2005. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, split-bandwidth, geophysical signal processing, image registration, radar imaging, radar interference, remote sensing by radar, speckle, synthetic aperture radar, Cramer-Rao bound, Delta-k interferometry, clutter, coherent speckle correlation, differential delay estimation, differential shift estimation, digital elevation model, ground motion mapping, image coregistration, image correlation, incoherent speckle correlation, macro-scale shift estimation, phase cycle ambiguities, phase unwrapping, point scatterers, speckle tracking, split-bandwidth interferometry, synthetic aperture radar, Bandwidth, Clutter, Digital elevation models, Equations, Interferometry, Motion estimation, Radar scattering, Speckle, Synthetic aperture radar, Wideband, Cramer-Rao bound (CRB), Delta-k interferometry, differential delay estimation, image correlation, speckle tracking, split-bandwidth interferometry, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) image coregistration. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  6. F. Gini and F. Lombardini. Multibaseline Cross-Track SAR Interferometry: A Signal Processing Perspective. IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, 20(8):71-93, 2005. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomography, AWGN, array signal processing, radar signal processing, speckle, surface topography measurement, synthetic aperture radar, InSAR, MB SAR tomography, SAR signal processing, ULA, XTI-SAR, additive white Gaussian noise, multibaseline cross-track SAR interferometry, multicomponent signal detection, multiplicative noise, natural layover area reflectivity, nonparametric spectral estimation, nonperfectly calibrated arrays, parametric spectral estimation, radar imaging speckle, semitransparent volume scattering layers, surface topography measurement, synthetic aperture radar interferometry, uniform linear array. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  7. Jong-Sen Lee, Shane R. Cloude, Konstantinos P. Papathanassiou, M. R. Grunes, and I. H. Woodhouse. Speckle filtering and coherence estimation of polarimetric SAR interferometry data for forest applications. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 41(10):2254-2263, October 2003. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Forest, Forest parameters, biomass, averaging, boxcar filter, coherence estimation, forest applications, forest heights, ground topography, interferometric coherence, neighboring pixels, polarimetric SAR interferometry data, polarimetric interferometry matrix, polarimetric synthetic aperture radar interferometry, random volume, scattering characteristics, speckle filtering, adaptive filters, forestry, radar imaging, radar polarimetry, radiowave interferometry, remote sensing by radar, speckle, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  8. Jean-Claude Souyris, Caroline Henry, and Frédéric Adragna. On the use of complex SAR image spectral analysis for target detection: assessment of polarimetry. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 41(12):2725-2734, December 2003. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, Interferometric Point Target Analysis, IPTA, Spectral coherence, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, Selection of point target candidates, radar detection, radar imaging, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, spectral analysis, synthetic aperture radar, 2L-HIP derivation, azimuth, clutter, complex SAR image spectral analysis, magnitude, phase, point target detection, polarimetry, range spectra, synthetic aperture radar polarimetric image, target detection, two-looks internal Hermitian product, Azimuth, Image analysis, Object detection, Polarization, Radar clutter, Radar imaging, Radar polarimetry, Speckle, Spectral analysis, Synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  9. Christoph H. Gierull and Ishuwa C. Sikaneta. Estimating the effective number of looks in interferometric SAR data. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 40(8):1733-1742, August 2002. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, ENL, effective number of looks, maximum likelihood estimation, method of moments, radar imaging, radiowave interferometry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, CFAR detection thresholds, MoM, adjacent pixels, compensation, complex correlation coefficient, constant false alarm rate detection thresholds, effective number of looks, filtering, interferometric SAR data, maximum-likelihood estimator, method of moments, moving-target detection, multilook interferometric phase, pdf, probability density function, statistical dependence, synthetic aperture radar images, Clutter, Interferometry, Layout, Maximum likelihood estimation, Pixel, Probability density function, Radar detection, Speckle, Statistics. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  10. Stuart R. DeGraaf. SAR imaging via modern 2-D spectral estimation methods. Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on, 7(5):729-761, 1998. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Spectral Estimation, adaptive estimation, adaptive signal processing, estimation theory, image resolution, interference suppression, radar imaging, radar interference, radiowave interferometry, speckle, spectral analysis, synthetic aperture radar, 2-D spectral estimation methods, ASR, MVM, RRMVM, SVA, adaptive SAR imaging, adaptive nulling, adaptive sidelobe reduction, adaptive spectral estimation, averaging, height estimates, interferometric height, minimum variance method, multichannel variants, polarimetric displaced-aperture interferometric data, power spectrum estimation methods, reduced-rank MVM, reflectivity intensity, resolution, scattering intensity, sidelobe artifacts, space variant apodization, speckle, synthetic aperture radar imaging, MUSIC. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  11. Andrea Monti-Guarnieri and C. Prati. SAR interferometry: A ``Quick and dirty'' coherence estimator for data browsing. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 35(3):660-669, May 1997. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Coherence, Coherence Estimation, geophysical signal processing, geophysical techniques, radar imaging, remote sensing by radar, spaceborne radar, speckle, synthetic aperture radarERS, SAR interferometry, coherence estimator, coherence map, data browsing, fast algorithm, geophysical measurement technique, land surface, quick method, radar imaging, radar remote sensing, spaceborne radar, speckle similarity, synthetic aperture radar, terrain mapping. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  12. Regine Bolter, Margrit Gelautz, and Franz Leberl. SAR Speckle Simulation. International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 21:20-25, 1996. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Simulation, Speckle, Speckle Simulation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  13. Guoliang Jin and Dajun Tang. Uncertainties of differential phase estimation associated with interferometric sonars. Oceanic Engineering, IEEE Journal of, 21(1):53 -63, January 1996. Keyword(s): Applied Physics Laboratory, Benthic Acoustic Measurement System, University of Washington, baseline decorrelation, depth measurement, differential phase estimation, differential phase technique, equivalent noise source, error, excess deviation, flat sandy bottom, grazing angles, instantaneous insonified area, interferometric sonars, interferometric system, multiple bottom scatterers, noise interference, numerical simulations, signal-arrival-angle, speckle phenomena, uncertainties, acoustic noise, acoustic wave interferometry, acoustic wave scattering, bathymetry, correlation theory, digital simulation, measurement errors, phase estimation, sonar;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  14. 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]

  15. Giorgio Franceschetti, Maurizio Migliaccio, Daniele Riccio, and Gilda Schirinzi. SARAS: A Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Raw Signal Simulator. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 30(1):110-123, January 1992. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Simulation, SAR Simulator, Raw Data Simulator. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  16. Richard Bamler. Doppler Frequency Estimation and the Cramer-Rao Bound. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 29(3):385-390, May 1991. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Doppler Centroid, Doppler Centroid Estimation, Cramer-Rao Bound, Correlation-Based Estimator, Maximum-Likelihood Estimator, Accuracy Comparison, Clutterlock. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  17. P. H. Eichel, D. C. Ghiglia, and C. V. Jakowatz. Speckle processing method for synthetic-aperture-radar phase correction. Opt. Lett., 14(1):1, 1989. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Autofocus, Phase Gradient Autofocus, PGA. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  18. Dennis C. Ghiglia and Gary A. Mastin. Two-dimensional phase correction of synthetic-aperture-radar imagery. Opt. Lett., 14(20):1104-1106, October 1989. Keyword(s): SAR processing, Autofocus, Atmospheric turbulence, Coherent systems, Fourier transforms, Phase estimation, Point spread function, Speckle imaging. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  19. N. H. Farhat, Charles L. Werner, and T. H. Chu. Prospects for three-dimensional projective and tomographic imaging radar networks. Radio Science, 19(5):1347-1355, 1984. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Radar, Tomography, SAR Tomography, Holographic Imaging, 3-D Imaging. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

Conference articles

  1. Silvan Leinss, Shiyi Li, Philipp Bernhard, and Othmar Frey. Temporal Multi-Looking of SAR Image Series for Glacier Velocity Determination and Speckle Reduction. In EGU General Assembly 2020, volume EGU2020-3643, May 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  2. 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]

  3. Esteban Aguilera, Matteo Nannini, and Andreas Reigber. Multi-signal compressed sensing for polarimetric SAR tomography. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 1369-1372, July 2011. Keyword(s): Airborne SAR, SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomography, Compressive Sensing, CS, Distributed Compressive Sensing, DCS methodology, E-SAR sensor, SAR image, azimuth-range pixel, distributed compressed sensing, elevation direction, fully polarimetric L-band data, multiplicative speckle noise, multisignal compressed sensing, pass acquisition geometry, polarimetric SAR tomography, polarimetric channel, space-borne radar platform, synthetic aperture radar, three dimensional imaging, tomographic focusing approach, tomographic signal, vertical reflectivity function, image reconstruction, image resolution, image sensors, radar imaging, radar polarimetry, radar resolution, spaceborne radar, speckle, synthetic aperture radar, tomography;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  4. F. Lombardini. Analysis of non-gaussian speckle statistics in high-resolution SAR images. In Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2005. IGARSS '05. Proceedings. 2005 IEEE International, volume 2, pages 1337-1340, July 2005. [bibtex-entry]

  5. C. Lopez-Martinez and E. Pottier. Topography independent InSAR coherence estimation in a multiresolution scheme. In IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS'05, volume 4, pages 2689-2692, July 2005. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Coherence, Coherence Estimation, InSAR, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, Speckle Noise, Wavelet Transform. [bibtex-entry]

  6. F. Gini and F. Lombardini. Multibaseline post-processing for SAR interferometry. In Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop Proceedings, 2004, pages 20-29, 2004. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomography, radar detection, radar imaging, radiowave interferometry, synthetic aperture radar, 3D mapping, XTI-SAR, additive white Gaussian noise, cross-track InSAR system, multibaseline InSAR processing, multicomponent signal corruption estimation, multiplicative noise, radar reflectivity retrieval, semitransparent volume scattering layer, signal detection, synthetic aperture radar, tomography. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  7. C. Henry, J. Souyris, and P. Marthon. Target detection and analysis based on spectral analysis of a SAR image: a simulation approach. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., volume 3, pages 2005-2007, July 2003. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, Interferometric Point Target Analysis, IPTA, Analytical models, Azimuth, Image analysis, Layout, Object detection, Radar imaging, Radiometry, Speckle, Spectral analysis, Synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  8. Xiaojian Xu and R. M. Narayanan. SAR image enhancement using noninteger Nyquist SVA technique. In Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, volume 4, pages 298-301, 2002. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Apodization, Spatially Variant Apodization, SVA, ISAR, image enhancement, image resolution, inverse SAR imaging, iterative super SVA procedure, noninteger Nyquist SVA, nonlinear filtering, sidelobe level reduction, spatially variant apodization, synthetic aperture radar, iterative methods, nonlinear filters. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  1. Daniel Svensson and Jan Johansson. Suppression of Radio Frequency Interference in Low Frequency SAR. Master's thesis, Chalmers University of Technology, 2004. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, RFI Suppression, CARABAS, Airborne SAR, Analogue TV, VHF SAR. [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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