2021


  1. Bhogapurapu, N., Dey, S., Mandal, D., Bhattacharya, A. and Rao, Y.S., 2021. PolSAR tools: A QGIS plugin for generating SAR descriptors. Journal of Open Source Software6(60), p.2970. doi: 10.21105/joss.02970
  2. S. Dey, N. Bhogapurapu, A. Bhattacharya, D. Mandal, J. M. López-Sanchez, H. McNairn, A. C. Frery, “Rice Phenology Mapping Using Novel Target Characterization Parameters from Polarimetric SAR Data,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2021. (Accepted)
  3. S. Dey, A. Bhattacharya, A. C. Frery, C. Lopez-Martinez and Y. S. Rao, “A Model-free Four Component Scattering Power Decomposition for Polarimetric SAR Data,” in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2021. doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3069299.
  4. U. Chaudhuri, B. Banerjee, A. Bhattacharya and M. Datcu, “A Zero-Shot Sketch-Based Intermodal Object Retrieval Scheme for Remote Sensing Images,” in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2021.3056392.

2020


  1. S. Dey, A. Bhattacharya, D. Ratha, D. Mandal, H. McNairn, J. M. Lopez-Sanchez and Y.S. Rao, “Novel clustering schemes for full and compact polarimetric SAR data: An application for rice phenology characterization,” ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, vol. 169, pp.135-151, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2020.09.010
  2. S. Dey, A. Bhattacharya, D. Ratha, D. Mandal and A.C. Frery, “Target Characterization and Scattering Power Decomposition for Full and Compact Polarimetric SAR Data,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,2020. DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2020.3010840
  3. S. Dey, U. Chaudhuri, D. Mandal, A. Bhattacharya, B. Banerjee and H. McNairn, “BiophyNet: A Regression Network for Joint Estimation of Plant Area Index and Wet Biomass From SAR Data,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2020.3008757
  4. D. Mandal, V. Kumar, D. Ratha, S. Dey, A. Bhattacharya, J.M. Lopez-Sanchez, H. McNairn and Y.S. Rao, “Dual polarimetric radar vegetation index for crop growth monitoring using sentinel-1 SAR data,” Remote Sensing of Environment,  vol. 247, pp.111954, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2020.111954
  5. U. Chaudhuri, B. Banerjee, A. Bhattacharya, M. Datcu , “CMIR-NET: A Deep Learning Based Model For Cross-Modal Retrieval,” Remote Sensing Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 131, pp. 456-462, 2020.
  6. D. Mandal, V. Kumar, J. M. Lopez-Sanchez, A. Bhattacharya, H. McNairn, Y. S. Rao, “Crop Biophysical Parameter Retrieval from Sentinel-1 SAR Data with a Multi-target Inversion of Water Cloud Model,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 41, no. 14, pp. 5503-5524, 2020.
  7. V. Kumar, D. Mandal, A. Bhattacharya, Y. S. Rao , “Crop Characterization Using an Improved Scattering Power Decomposition Technique for Compact Polarimetric SAR Data,” International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, vol. 88, 102052, 2020.
  8. S. Dey, D. Mandal, L. D. Robertson, B. Banerjee, V. Kumar, H. McNairn, A. Bhattacharya, Y. S. Rao,” In-Season Crop Classification Using Elements of the Kennaugh Matrix Derived from Polarimetric RADARSAT-2 SAR Data,” International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, vol. 88, 102059, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2020.102059
  9. D. Mandal, D. Ratha, A. Bhattacharya, V. Kumar, H. McNairn, Y. S. Rao, A. C. Frery ,” A Radar Vegetation Index for Crop Monitoring Using Compact Polarimetric SAR Data,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2020.2976661.
  10. D. Mandal, V. Kumar, D. Ratha, J. M. Lopez-Sanchez, A. Bhattacharya, H. McNairn, Y. S. Rao, K.V. Ramana,”Assessment of rice growth conditions in a semi-arid region of India using the Generalized Radar Vegetation Index derived from RADARSAT-2 polarimetric SAR data,” Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 237, 111561, 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2019.111561.

2019


  1. D. Ratha, E. Pottier, A. Bhattacharya, A. C. Frery , “A PolSAR Scattering Power Factorization Framework and Novel Roll-Invariant Parameters Based Unsupervised Classification Scheme Using a Geodesic Distance,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2019.2957514.
  2. D. Mandal, M. Hosseini, H. McNairn, V. Kumar, A.Bhattacharya, Y. S. Rao, S. Mitchell, L. Dingle Robertson, A. Davidson, K. Dabrowska-Zielinska. “An Investigation of Inversion Methodologies to Retrieve the Leaf Area Index of Corn from C-Band SAR Data,” International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, vol. 82, 101893, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2019.06.003.
  3. Debanshu Ratha, Paolo Gamba, Avik Bhattacharya, Alejandro C. Frery. “Novel Techniques for Built-Up Area Extraction from Polarimetric SAR Images”. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2019.2914913.
  4. D. S. Vaka, Y. S. Rao, A. Bhattacharya. “Surface Displacements of the 12 November 2017 Iran – Iraq Earthquake derived using SAR Interferometry,” Geocarto International, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2019.1618927
  5. V. Kumar, Y. S. Rao, A. Bhattacharya, S. R. Cloude, ” Classification Assessment of Real Versus Simulated Compact and Quad-Pol Modes of ALOS-2,” in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2019.
    DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2019.2899268
  6. D. Ratha, D. Mandal, V. Kumar, H. McNairn, A.Bhattacharya, and Alejandro C. Frery. “A Generalized Volume Scattering Model-Based Vegetation Index From Polarimetric SAR Data.” IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Letters, 2019. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2019.2907703
  7. Ushasi Chaudhuri, Biplab Banerjee, Avik Bhattacharya, “Siamese Graph Convolutional Network for Content Based Remote Sensing Image Retrieval”. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 184, pp. 22-30, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.cviu.2019.04.004
  8. D. Mandal, V. Kumar, H. McNairn, A. Bhattacharya, and Y. S. Rao. “Joint Estimation of Plant Area Index (PAI) and Wet biomass in Wheat and Soybean from C-band Polarimetric SAR Data.” International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 2019, Vol. 79, pp. 24-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2019.02.007

2018


  1. D. Mandal, V. Kumar, A. Bhattacharya, Y. S. Rao, P. Siqueria, S. Bera. “Sen4Rice: A Processing Chain for Differentiating Early and Late Transplanted Rice using Time-Series Sentinel-1 SAR Data with Google Earth Engine, ” IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Letters, 2018, vol. 15, no. 12, pp. 1947-1951. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2018.2865816 
  2. S. Hariharan, D. Mandal, S. Tirodkar, V. Kumar, A. Bhattacharya, J. M. Lopez-Sanchez. “A Novel Phenology Based Feature Subset Selection using Random Forest for Multi-temporal PolSAR Crop Classification, ” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2018, vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 4244-4258. DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2018.2866407
  3. Arnab Muhuri, Surendar Manickam, A. Bhattacharya, Snehmani. “Snow Cover Mapping with Temporal Polarization Fraction Variation Using RADARSAT-2 C-Band Full-Polarimetric SAR Data Over the Indian Himalayas”. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 2192-2209, 2018.
  4. Shaunak De, Debanshu Ratha, Dikshya Ratha, A. Bhattacharya, Subhasis Chaudhuri. “Tensorization of Multi-Frequency PolSAR Data for Classification Using an AutoEncoder Network”. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 542-546, 2018.
  5. D. Ratha, A. Bhattacharya, Alejandro C. Frery, “Unsupervised Classification of PolSAR Data Using a Scattering Similarity Measure Derived from a Geodesic Distance”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 151-155, 2018. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2017.27787492017

2017


  1. A. Muhuri, D. Ratha, A. Bhattacharya, “Seasonal Snow Cover Change Detection Over the Indian Himalayas Using Polarimetric SAR Images”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2017.2764123
  2. V. Kumar, H. McNairn, A. Bhattacharya, Y. S. Rao, “Temporal Response of Scattering from Crops for Transmitted Ellipticity Variation in Simulated Compact-Pol SAR Data”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2757041
  3. S. De, L. Bruzzone, A. Bhattacharya, F. Bovolo, S. Chaudhuri, “A Novel Technique Based on Deep Learning and a Synthetic Target Database for Classification of Urban Areas in PolSAR Data”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2752282
  4. D. Ratha, S. De, T. Celik, A. Bhattacharya, “Change Detection in Polarimetric SAR Images Using a Geodesic Distance Between Scattering Mechanisms”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 1066-1070, 2017.
  5. S. Hariharan, S. Tirodkar, A. Porwal, A. Bhattacharya, A. Joly “Random Forest based Prospectivity Modeling of Greenfield Terrains using Sparse Deposit data: An example from the Tanami region, Western Australia”, Natural Resources Research vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 489-507, 2017.
  6. A. Muhuri, M. Surendar, A. Bhattacharya, “Scattering Mechanism Based Snow Cover Mapping Using RADARSAT-2 C-Band Polarimetric SAR Data”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 3213-3224, 2017.
  7. D. Ratha, M. Surendar, A. Bhattacharya, “Improvement of PolSAR Decomposition Scattering Powers Using a Relative Decorrelation Measure”, Remote Sensing Letters 8.4 (2017): 340-349.
  8. M. Surendar, A. Bhattacharya, G.Singh, Y.Yamaguchi, “Estimation of Snow Surface Dielectric Constant from Polarimetric SAR Data”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 10.1 (2017): 211-218.
  9. G.G. Ponnurangam and Y.S.Rao, Evaluation of different orientation angle distributions within the X-Bragg scattering model for bare soil moisture estimation, Int. J. Remote Sensing, vol. 38, pp.4379-4395, 2017.

2016


  1. G.G.Ponnurangam, T. Jagdhuber, I. Hajnsek and Y.S.Rao, Soil moisture estimation using hybrid polarimetric SAR data of RISAT-1, IEEE Trans. Geosci. and Remote Sensing, Vol. 54, pp.2033-2049, 2016.
  2. N. Usami, A. Muhuri, A. Bhattacharya, A. Hirose, “PolSAR Wet Snow Mapping with Incident Angle Information”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 13.12 (2016): 2029-2033.
  3. A. Bhattacharya, M. Surendar, “Enhanced Target Characterization and Improved Scattering Power Decompositions Using the Optimized Coherency Matrix From Full-polarimetric SAR Data”, Remote Sensing Letters 7(11),pp.1073-1082.2016.
  4. P. Pandey, M. Surendar, A. Bhattacharya, A.L. Ramanathan, G. Singh, G. Venkataraman, “Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of TanDEM-X DEM Over Western Himalayan Glaciated Terrain”, Geocarto International (2016): 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2016.1155655
  5. D. Acharya, A. Porwal, A. Bhattacharya, “Remote Detection of Geological Lineaments: An Application to the Aravalli Region, Western India”, Geocarto International (2016): 1-17

2015


  1. A. Bhattacharya, S. De, A. Muhuri, M. Surendar, G. Venkataraman, A. K. Das, “A New Compact Polarimetric SAR Decomposition Technique”, Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 6, no. 12, pp. 914-923, Dec. 2015, DOI:10.1080/2150704X.2015.1088669.
  2. A. Bhattacharya, G. Singh, M. Surendar, Y. Yamaguchi, “An Adaptive General Four-Component Scattering Power Decomposition with Unitary Transformation of Coherency Matrix (AG4U)”, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 12, no. 10, pp. 2100-2114, Oct. 2015., DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2015.2451369.
  3. S. Hariharan, S. Tirodkar, A. Bhattacharya, “Polarimetric SAR Decomposition Parameter Subset Selection and their Optimal Dynamic Range Evaluation for Urban Area Classification Using Random Forest”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, vol. 44, pp. 144-158, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2015.08.007.
  4. M. Surendar, A. Bhattacharya, G.Singh, G.Venkataraman, “Estimation of Snow Density Using Full-Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar(SAR) Data”, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 2015 vol. 83-84,pp. 156-165, 2015. DOI:10.1016/j.pce.2015.07.001.
  5. A. Bhattacharya, A. Porwal, S. Dhingra, S. De, G. Venkataraman, “Remote Estimation of Dielectric Constant of Lunar Surface Regolith using Compact Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Data”, Advances in Space Research, 56 (2015), pp. 2439-2448, DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2015.10.007
  6. M. Surendar, A. Bhattacharya, G. Singh, Y. Yamaguchi, G. Venkataraman, “Development of a Snow Wetness Inversion Algorithm Using Polarimetric Scattering Power Decomposition Model”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, vol. 42,pp. 65-75, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2015.05.010.
  7. A. Bhattacharya, A. Muhuri, S. De, M. Surendar, A. C. Frery, “Modifying the Yamaguchi Four-Component Decomposition Scattering Powers Using a Stochastic Distance”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 8, no. 7, pp. 3497-3506, 2015, DOI: 10.1109/JS-TARS.2015.2420683.
  8. B. Banerjee, F. Bovolo, A. Bhattacharya, L. Bruzzone, S. Chaudhuri, B. K. Mohan, “A Graph Based Cross Domain Cluster Mapping Technique For Domain Adaptation – An Application To The Land-Cover Classification Of Remote Sensing Data”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 53, no. 7, July 2015, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2015.2389520.
  9. Rinki Deo, C. Rossi, M. Eineder, T. Fritz, and Y. S. Rao. Framework for Fusion of Ascending and Descending Pass TanDEM-X Raw DEMs, IEEE J. Sel. Topics Appl. Earth Observ. Remote Sensing, Vol. 7, pp.3347-3355, 2015.

2014


  • S. Shitole, M. Sharma, S. De, A. Bhattacharya, Y. S. Rao, B. K. Mohan, “Local Contrast Based Adaptive SAR Speckle Filter”, Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (2014): 1-12., DOI:10.1007/s12524-014-0447-8.
  • B. Banerjee, A. Bhattacharya, K. M. Buddhiraju, “A Generic Land-Cover Classification Framework For Polarimetric SAR Images Using The Optimum Touzi Decomposition Parameter Subset-An Insight On Mutual Information Based Feature Selection Techniques” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol.7, no.4, pp.1167-1176, April 2014, DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2304456.