GNR 401 - Remote Sensing And Image Processing

History and development of remote sensing, electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with matter, atmospheric effects and corrections, characteristics of remote sensors and platforms: optical, infrared and microwave sensor systems, recent trends in active remote sensing techniques: lasers and radars, Concept of resolutions in remote sensing, preliminaries for mathematical representation of digital image, geo-referencing, image enhancement, filters and transforms, indices and color models, feature evaluation, image classification, accuracy assessment, change detection.

  • Text / References:
  • Lillesand, T. and Kiefer, R.W., Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, 5Th ed., John Wiley & Sons, Singapore, 2004.
  • Jensen J.R., Remote Sensing Of Environment: An Earth Resource Perspective, Prentice Hall, NJ, 2000.
  • Gonzalez, R.C., and Woods, R.E., Digital Image Processing, 3rd ed., Prentice-Hall, NJ, 2008
  • J.A. Richards. and X. Jia, Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis, 4th ed., Springer, Berlin, 2006.
  • Schowengerdt, R., Remote Sensing: Models and Methods for Image Processing, 3rd ed., Academic Press, Elsevier, NY, 2007.