Object-Based Image Analysis and Treaty Verification

Object-Based Image Analysis and Treaty Verification

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This book describes recent progress in object-based image interpretation. It presents new results in its application to verification of nuclear non-proliferation. A comprehensive workflow and newly developed algorithms for object-based high resolution image (pre-) processing, feature extraction, change detection, classification and interpretation are developed, applied and evaluated. The analysis chain is demonstrated with satellite imagery acquired over Iranian nuclear facilities.The Iranian nuclear programme began in 1959 with the purchase of a 5 megawatt (thermal) research reactor as well as a ... Another contract was concluded with France, and Iran also showed interest in uranium enrichment as well as the ... The individual facilities are described without any evaluation of the potential proliferation risk since opinions on this topic differ ... 7 http://www.iaea. org/Publications/Documents/Board/2003/gov2003-75annex2.pdf 8 See for example: Nonproliferationanbsp;...

Title:Object-Based Image Analysis and Treaty Verification
Author:Sven Nussbaum, Gunter Menz
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-01-09


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