Hyperspectral Image Compression and Classification: A Survey

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Year : 2022 | Volume : | Issue : 1 | Page : 9-21

    B. Sucharitha

  1. Nida Zia

  2. Tahereen Rizvi

  3. Syed Diraar Ahmed

  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India
  2. Student, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India
  3. Student, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India
  4. Student, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India


The applications of hyperspectral images (HSI) are many, which include agriculture, food quality, remote sensing, medical diagnostics and safety assessment. Hyperspectral image analysis has been used for detecting contaminants and identifying defects in food. It also utilizes advanced software and hardware tools hence allowing users to diagnose and detect pathologies. In this paper an avant-garde investigation about Hyperspectral image compression and classification techniques which can be used in various applications like broadcasting of television, remote sensing via satellite, storage and classification of medical images, pictures and documents has been made. Significant increase in multimedia products has created a need to enhance, extract, store and interpret the information received in the most effective manner. The size of a Hyperspectral image comprises approximately 138.81 megabytes and hence requires large space for storage. Hence, Hyperspectral image compression is of great importance as it reduces the data redundancy and the hardware space required for storage. Hyperspectral image classification has gained great research attention due to the increasing demand of feature information extraction. This survey focuses on describing the recent advances in spectral spatial classification of hyperspectral images and various recent advancements in compression techniques for input HSIs.

Keywords: Hyperspectral image processing, compression, classification, remote sensing

[This article belongs to Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS(jorsg)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 13
Issue 1
Received April 25, 2022
Accepted May 9, 2022
Published May 23, 2022