Advanced image collection, information extraction, and change detection in support of NN-20 broad area search and analysis

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This report describes the work performed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) for the U.S. Department of Energy`s Office of Nonproliferation and National Security, Office of Research and Development (NN-20). The work supports the NN-20 Broad Area Search and Analysis, a program initiated by NN-20 to improve the detection and classification of undeclared weapons facilities. Ongoing PNNL research activities are described in three main components: image collection, information processing, and change analysis. The Multispectral Airborne Imaging System, which was developed to collect georeferenced imagery in the visible through infrared regions of the spectrum, and flown on a light aircraft ... continued below

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Petrie, G.M.; Perry, E.M.; Kirkham, R.R. & Slator, D.E. September 1, 1997.

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    Publisher Info: Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
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This report describes the work performed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) for the U.S. Department of Energy`s Office of Nonproliferation and National Security, Office of Research and Development (NN-20). The work supports the NN-20 Broad Area Search and Analysis, a program initiated by NN-20 to improve the detection and classification of undeclared weapons facilities. Ongoing PNNL research activities are described in three main components: image collection, information processing, and change analysis. The Multispectral Airborne Imaging System, which was developed to collect georeferenced imagery in the visible through infrared regions of the spectrum, and flown on a light aircraft platform, will supply current land use conditions. The image information extraction software (dynamic clustering and end-member extraction) uses imagery, like the multispectral data collected by the PNNL multispectral system, to efficiently generate landcover information. The advanced change detection uses a priori (benchmark) information, current landcover conditions, and user-supplied rules to rank suspect areas by probable risk of undeclared facilities or proliferation activities. These components, both separately and combined, provide important tools for improving the detection of undeclared facilities.

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  • Other: DE98050511
  • Report No.: PNNL--11729
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/552798 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 552798
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc692987

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Petrie, G.M.; Perry, E.M.; Kirkham, R.R. & Slator, D.E. Advanced image collection, information extraction, and change detection in support of NN-20 broad area search and analysis, report, September 1, 1997; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc692987/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.