Academic Catalog

GEOE535 SPECTRAL CLASSIFIC. OF SATELLITE IMAGES

Course Code: 5640535
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. ARDA ARCASOY
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Concept of spectral classification in remotely sensed data. Selection and evaluation of training sites. Different methods of unsupervised (sequential cluster, statistical cluster, isodata) and supervised (parallelepiped, minimum distance, Mahalanobis distance, maximum likelihood/ Bayesian) classification. Application of the methods and case studies from Turkey.