This paper tests a SAR image coregistration method, developed to account for a joint rotation and range/azimuth shift effect in absence of zooming, on foliage penetrating (FOPEN) data. In particular, the method is referred as a constrained Least Squares (CLS) optimization method and, in its basic form, it sharply extracts all patches composing the entire image. Differently, in next developments it applies a detection stage to identify extended areas in the images where patches are then selected. Moreover, it also performs a refinement of the equations in the CLS problem through an iterative cancellation procedure. The performance of this enhanced version of the CLS are made on the challenging Carabas-II VHF-band FOPEN SAR data to demonstrate its effectiveness also in high-resolution SAR images.

Coregistration Method for Rotated/Shifted FOPEN SAR Images

Pallotta L.
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2022-01-01

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This paper tests a SAR image coregistration method, developed to account for a joint rotation and range/azimuth shift effect in absence of zooming, on foliage penetrating (FOPEN) data. In particular, the method is referred as a constrained Least Squares (CLS) optimization method and, in its basic form, it sharply extracts all patches composing the entire image. Differently, in next developments it applies a detection stage to identify extended areas in the images where patches are then selected. Moreover, it also performs a refinement of the equations in the CLS problem through an iterative cancellation procedure. The performance of this enhanced version of the CLS are made on the challenging Carabas-II VHF-band FOPEN SAR data to demonstrate its effectiveness also in high-resolution SAR images.
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