Advances in Object and Activity Detection in Remote Sensing Imagery Call for Papers

Call for Papers
Special Issue "Advances in Object and Activity Detection in Remote Sensing Imagery"
A special issue of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 May 2021.
Special Issue Editors
Dr. Anwaar Ulhaq E-Mail Website Guest Editor
School of Computing and Mathematics, 
Charles Sturt University, 
Port Macquarie, 2444, NSW, Australia 
Interests: signal and image processing; machine learning; deep
convolutional neural nets; data analytics; computer vision; thermal

Dr. Douglas Pinto Sampaio Gomes E-Mail Website Guest Editor
Research fellow, Charles Sturt University, 
Charles Sturt University, 
Port Macquarie, 2444, NSW, Australia 
Interests: signal processing; machine learning; computer vision;
pattern recognition

Special Issue Information
Dear Colleagues,

The widespread availability of drone and satellite imaging data has
considerably enhanced air and space-borne monitoring of objects and
their activities. Remote monitoring is crucial in various applications
areas such as surveillance; border control; rescue operations for
disaster management; precision agriculture; environment monitoring;
weed detection; land, pest animal, wildlife, and sea-life surveys; and
individual or group activity detection. These applications involve
automated object and activity recognition.

The recent revolution in deep learning has enabled considerable
development in the fields of object and activity detection. Visual
object detection tries to find objects of target classes with precise
localisation in an image and assign each object instance a
corresponding class label. At the same time, activity recognition aims
to determine the actions or activities of an agent or group of agents
based on sensor or video observation data. It is a very important and
challenging problem to detect, identify, track, and understand the
behaviour of objects through images/videos taken by various
cameras. Together, objects and their activity recognition in imaging
data captured by remote sensing platforms is a highly dynamic and
challenging research topic. During the last decade, there was
significant growth in the number of publications in the field of
object and activity recognition. In particular, many researchers have
proposed application domains to identify objects and their specific
behaviours from the air and spaceborne imagery.

This Special Issue welcomes papers that explore novel and challenging
topics for object and activity detection in remote sensing
images/videos acquired with diverse platforms.

We want to invite you to submit articles on object and activity
detection in remote sensing imagery. We look forward to receiving your
submissions which will be carefully reviewed within a much shorter
turnaround time than most current journals in this domain.

Dr. Anwaar Ulhaq Dr. Douglas Pinto Sampaio Gomes Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the
deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be
published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will
be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles,
review articles as well as short communications are invited. For
planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be
sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor
be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference
proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a
single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other
relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the
Instructions for Authors page 
Remote Sensing is an international
peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a
manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in
this open access journal is 2200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers
should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's
English editing service prior to publication or during author
	* Object detection in aerial imagery
	* Action recognition in UAV/satellite imagery
	* Activity detection in remote sensing
	* Weed detection in remote sensing images
	* Border control and surveillance from UAV
	* Group activity detection
	* Sea- and wildlife monitoring
	* Deep learning-based object and activity detection
Published Papers
This special issue is now open for submission.