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Satellite Image Classification - A Contextual Evidence based Approach

AlMomani, B, McClean, SI and Morrow, PJ (2005) Satellite Image Classification - A Contextual Evidence based Approach. In: Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science 2005. University of Ulster. 10 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

Remote sensing imaging techniques make use of data derived from high resolution satellite sensors. Image classification identifies and organises pixels of similar spatial distribution or similar statistical characteristics into the same spectral class (theme). Contextual data can be incorporated, or ‘fused’, with spectral data to improve the accuracy of classification algorithms. In this paper we use Dempster-Shafer’s theory of evidence to achieve data fusion. Incorporating a knowledge base of evidence within the classification process represents a new direction for the development of reliable systems for image classification and the interpretation of remotely sensed data.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Information Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Information and Communication Engineering
ID Code:13578
Deposited By: Professor Philip Morrow
Deposited On:04 May 2010 08:38
Last Modified:09 May 2016 11:01

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