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Remote Mine Sensing Technology by Using IR Images
American Journal of Remote Sensing
Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2013, Pages: 33-37
Received: Apr. 15, 2013; Published: Apr. 2, 2013
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Nobuhiro Shimoi, Department of Machine Intelligence and Systems Engineering, Akita Prefectural University, Yurihoujo, 015-0055 Japan
Yoshihiro Takita, Department of Computer Science, National Defence Academy, Yokosuka, 293-8686 Japan
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Abstract
This paper proposes an IR camera system that performs the task of removing mines for humanitarian purposes. Because of the high risks involved, it is necessary to conduct mine detection from the most remote endeavoring. By making use of infrared ray (IR) cameras, scattered mines can be detected from remote locations. In the case of mines buried in the ground, detection is possible if the peripheral temperature difference is large enough between the ground and mine weapon. Tests with trial mines were used to study the detection characteristics of IR cameras for images and various technologies for collecting and processing image data in real time for optimum mine detection.
Keywords
Mine, Remote Sensing, IR Images
To cite this article
Nobuhiro Shimoi, Yoshihiro Takita, Remote Mine Sensing Technology by Using IR Images, American Journal of Remote Sensing. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 33-37. doi: 10.11648/j.ajrs.20130102.13
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