Polarimetric-basis transformation for land classification in PolInSAR

Polarimetric-basis transformation for land classification in PolInSAR

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Based on the polarimetric-basis transformation principle, a method for utilisation of the scattering mechanism vectors for land classification is proposed. The experimental results show that both the amplitude and the phase components of the vectors can be used for land classification. By implementing different linear transformation processes of the scattering matrix, a variety of areas can be extracted separately.


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