Accession Number:

ADA237978

Title:

Evaluation of the Navy's Semi-Automated Mesoscale Analysis System (SMAS)

Descriptive Note:

Proceedings rept

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC AND ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Report Date:

1990-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The feasibility of automated analysis of satellite imagery for positions of mesoscale ocean features has been demonstrated. Weaknesses in Version 1.0 have been identified and now form the rational for further research. Specifically, improvements have been initiated in the area of segmentation, where a new segmenter utilizing both edge and region information is under development. This first evaluation has also revealed that the feature labeling algorithm is too closely tied to the initial guess. Improvements in this area are also underway. A new approach to feature labeling using genetic algorithms is also under investigation.

Subject Categories:

  • Infrared Detection and Detectors
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE