SAR Image Analysis – A Computational Statistics Approach


With R Code, Data, and Applications

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<p><b>Discover how to use statistics to extract information from SAR imagery&nbsp;</b></p> <p>In&nbsp;<i>SAR Image Analysis&nbsp;&ndash; A Computational Statistics Approach</i>,&nbsp;an accomplished team of researchers delivers&nbsp;a practical exploration of how to use statistics to extract information from SAR imagery. The authors discuss various models,&nbsp;supply sample data and code, and explain theoretical aspects&nbsp;of SAR image analysis that are highly relevant to practitioners and students.&nbsp;</p> <p>The book offers the theoretical&nbsp;properties of models, estimators, interpretation, data visualization, and advanced techniques, along with&nbsp;the&nbsp;data and code samples, that students require to learn effectively and efficiently.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><i>SAR Image Analysis &ndash; A Computational Statistics Approach</i>&nbsp;provides various exercises throughout the book&nbsp;to help readers reinforce and retain the extensive information&nbsp;on parameter estimation, applications, reproducibility, replicability, and advanced topics, like robust estimators and stochastic distances, contained within.&nbsp;</p> <p>The book also includes:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Thorough introductions to data acquisition and the elements of data analysis and image processing with R, including useful R packages, preprocessing SAR data, and visualization&nbsp;</li> <li>Comprehensive explorations of intensity SAR data and the multiplicative model, including the (SAR) gamma distribution, the&nbsp;K&nbsp;distribution, the&nbsp;G0&nbsp;distribution, and more general distributions under the multiplicative model&nbsp;</li> <li>Practical discussions of parameter estimations, including&nbsp;the Bernoulli distribution, the negative binomial distribution, and the uniform distribution&nbsp;</li> <li>In-depth examinations of&nbsp;applications, including statistical filters and classification&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for&nbsp;undergraduate and graduate students studying remote sensing, data analysis, and statistics,&nbsp;<i>SAR Image Analysis &ndash; A Computational Statistics Approach&nbsp;</i>is also an indispensable resource for&nbsp;researchers, practitioners, and professionals seeking a one-stop resource on how to use statistics to extract information from SAR imagery.&nbsp;</p>