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Fast Registration of Remotely Sensed Images for Earthquake Damage Estimation

EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing20062006:076462

https://doi.org/10.1155/ASP/2006/76462

Received: 13 February 2005

Accepted: 26 September 2005

Published: 9 May 2006

Abstract

Analysis of the multispectral remotely sensed images of the areas destroyed by an earthquake is proved to be a helpful tool for destruction assessments. The performance of such methods is highly dependant on the preprocess that registers the two shots before and after an event. In this paper, we propose a new fast and reliable change detection method for remotely sensed images and analyze its performance. The experimental results show the efficiency of the proposed algorithm.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Mathematical Science, Sharif University of Technology
(2)
Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

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