Remote Sensing and Cognition: Human Factors in Image Interpretation

Raechel A. White, Arzu Coltekin, Robert R. Hoffman

May 8, 2018 by CRC Press
Reference - 176 Pages - 14 Color & 35 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498781565 - CAT# K30002

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Features

  • Brings together remote sensing, environmental, and computer scientists discussing their work from a psychological or human factors perspective
  • Answers questions related to aesthetics of scientific visualization and mathematical analysis of perceptible objects
  • Explains the perception and interpretation of realistic representations
  • Provides illustrative real-world examples
  • Shows how the features of display symbols, elements, and patterns have clear effects on processes of perception and visual search

Summary

Human factors play a critical role in the design and interpretation of remotely sensed imagery for all Earth sciences. This book will bring together current topics widely recognized and addressed regarding human cognition in geographic imagery, especially remote sensing imagery with complex data. It will address themes around expertise including methods for knowledge elicitation and modeling of expertise, the effects of different aspects of realism on the interpretation of the environment, spatial learning using imagery, the effect of visual perspective on interpretation, and a variety of technologies and methods for utilizing knowledge in the analysis of remote sensing imagery.

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