Forum highlights machine learning in remote sensing

MUSCAT: The Remote Sensing & GIS Centre at Sultan Qaboos University in cooperation with the Department of Computer Science at the University and the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society organised a forum on Remote Sensing Applications in the Era of Machine Learning: Applications and Opportunities at SQU on Tuesday. Dr Saeed al Muharmi, member of the State Council, presided over the forum Dr Yaseen al Mulla, Director of Remote Sensing and GIS Research Center at SQU, in his welcome address, gave an overview of the research projects carried out by the Center in this field. Dr Abdullah al Hamdani, Head of Computer Science Department, gave a speech explaining the academic programmes in the department related to this field. Farid Melgani, Representative of the International Society for Remote Sensing IEEE-GRSS, presented the keynote speech of the forum.