Picture of a black hole

Strathclyde Open Access research that creates ripples...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde physicists involved in observing gravitational waves and black hole mergers as part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) - but also other internationally significant research from the Department of Physics. Discover why Strathclyde's physics research is making ripples...

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

Band selection for hyperspectral images using copulas-based mutual information

Zeng, Xuexing and Durrani, T. S. (2009) Band selection for hyperspectral images using copulas-based mutual information. In: Statistical Signal Processing, 2009. SSP '09. IEEE/SP 15th Workshop on. IEEE, pp. 341-344. ISBN 978-1-4244-2709-3

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

This paper explores a new measure for band selection of hyperspectral images using copulas-based mutual information. Mutual information offers a measure of the dependence between random variables, which can be used to select specific bands for the analysis of hyperspectral images. This is achieved by comparing mutual information values between the band images and a reference map. In this paper, copula density functions are exploited for the estimation of mutual information between the images. Due to the special relationship between copula density functions and joint probability density functions, copulas offer a natural and robust way for the estimation of the mutual information.