An Analytical Algorithm for Scattering Type Determination under Different Weather Conditions


This paper describes an algorithmic method to investigate and analyze scattering types during different weather conditions. Scattering effects have been distinguished and tested by analyzing captured images at regular intervals. The analyzed process performed by measuring the average intensity values of the RGB-bands for a certain selected line of the captured images. These measurements are executed in Baghdad city in a steady state for the partly cloudy, hazy and clear days. Rayleigh and Mie scattering work attractively in these days. The adopted algorithm shows the symmetric behavior for RGB bands and L-component intensity distribution which caused by scattering types for both clear and partly cloudy days while it isn’t the case for the hazy one.

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Al-Obaidi, F. , Al-Zuky, A. and Al-Hillou, A. (2012) An Analytical Algorithm for Scattering Type Determination under Different Weather Conditions. Journal of Signal and Information Processing, 3, 77-85. doi: 10.4236/jsip.2012.31010.

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