SYMBOLIC MODEL-BASED SAR FEATURE ANALYSIS AND CHANGE DETECTION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Amount:
$499,968.00
Award Year:
1992
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
16019
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Vexcel Corp.
2477 - 55th St, Boulder, CO, 80301
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Dr Wolfgang Kober
 Principal Investigator
 (303) 444-0094
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
VEXCEL CORP PROPOSES A PHASE I RESEARCH EFFORT TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF A SYMBOLIC MODEL-BASED APPROACH FOR CHANGE DETECTION AND EXTRACTION OF MILITARY TERRAIN FEATURES IN SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (SAR) IMAGERY THE PHASE I EFFORT WILL CONCERN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RULE/FRAM BASED DESCRIPTION OF QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF ONE SINGLE FEATURE TYPE, AND DEMONSTRATIONS OF ITS EXTRACTION USING SUITABLE, LOW-LEVEL IMAGE PROCESSING PROCEDURES. THE PHASE II SYSTEM WILL BE ENTIRELY HOSTED ON A SUN-4 HARDWARE PLATFORM UNDER UNIX/C AND NEXPERT SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENT. THE PHASE I FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATION OF THE SYMBOLIC PROCESSING WILL USE NEXPERT OBJECT V1.1 HOSTED ON THE MACINTOSH IIX, WITH THE IMAGE PROCESSING PROCEDURES HOSTED ON A SUN-4.

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