A Benchmark for Despeckling Filters
Konferenz: EUSAR 2016 - 11th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
06.06.2016 - 09.06.2016 in Hamburg, Germany
Tagungsband: EUSAR 2016
Seiten: 4Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDFPersönliche VDE-Mitglieder erhalten auf diesen Artikel 10% Rabatt
Gomez, Luis; Alvarez, Luis (University of Las Palmas G. C., Spain)
Lima Pinheiro, Rodrigo de; Frery, Alejandro C. (Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Spain)
The validation of filters for SAR image denoising is mostly performed through personal choices of experimentation on a set of author-selected synthetic and true SAR images, which makes the objective elucidation of their benefits over well-established filtering methods hard. Following the example of other scientific fields, this situation can be alleviated by providing a set of reference images to test new methods on thorough quantitative measures of quality. We propose an extensible benchmark for speckle denoising techniques. We also stress the need to establish a repository with a pool of error-free and correctly codified denoising filters and quality estimators.