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Millimeter-wave Radiometric Image Fusion for Concealed Contraband Detection

《南京理工大学学报》(自然科学版)[ISSN:1005-9830/CN:32-1397/N]

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2012年01期
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106-111
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Title:
Millimeter-wave Radiometric Image Fusion for Concealed Contraband Detection
Author(s):
HU Tai-yangXIAO Ze-longCHEN LeiXU Jian-zhong
School of Electronic Engineering and Optoelectronic Technology,NUST,Nanjing 210094,China
Keywords:
concealed contraband detection visible images millimeter-wave radiometric images image fusion Contourlet transform region characteristics
PACS:
TP391.41
DOI:
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Abstract:
In view of the problem that both visible images and millimeter-wave(MMW)radiometric images have limitations in concealed contraband detection,an image fusion algorithm based on Contourlet transform is proposed for the fusion of visible images and MMW radiometric images.The multi-resolution structures of the source images are obtained in Contourlet transform domain.The corresponding fusion rules based on region variance and region energy are established for the fusion of low-pass and high-pass subbands,respectively.In addition,the approach degree function is employed to evaluate the correlation degree of region characteristics of low-pass subbands.Finally,the fused images are acquired through the inverse Contourlet transform.Experimental results show that the proposed algorithm can effectively integrate the abundant details of visible images and the significant target features of MMW radiometric images into the fused results and has better performance than traditional fusion algorithms both in subjective visual effect and objective evaluation criteria.

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