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Multispectral Satellite Image Understanding

From Land Classification to Building and Road Detection

By Cem Ünsalan , Kim L. Boyer

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Covering image processing methods for analyzing residential land use, this book combines theoretical framework with practical applications, and describes a high resolution system for effective detection of single houses, vegetation and shadow-water indices.

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  • ISBN13: 978-0-8572-9666-5
  • 202 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: May 18, 2011
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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This book presents a comprehensive review of image processing methods, for the analysis of land use in residential areas. Combining a theoretical framework with highly practical applications, the book describes a system for the effective detection of single houses and streets in very high resolution. Topics and features: with a Foreword by Prof. Dr. Peter Reinartz of the German Aerospace Center; provides end-of-chapter summaries and review questions; presents a detailed review on remote sensing satellites; examines the multispectral information that can be obtained from satellite images, with a focus on vegetation and shadow-water indices; investigates methods for land-use classification, introducing precise graph theoretical measures over panchromatic images; addresses the problem of detecting residential regions; describes a house and street network-detection subsystem; concludes with a summary of the key ideas covered in the book.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Part I: Sensors.
  3. Remote Sensing Satellites and Airborne Sensors.
  4. Part II: The Multispectral Information.
  5. Linearized Vegetation Indices.
  6. Linearized Shadow and Water Indices.
  7. Part III: Land Use Classification.
  8. Review on Land Use Classification.
  9. Land Use Classification using Structural Features.
  10. Land Use Classification via Multispectral Information.
  11. Graph Theoretical Measures for Land Development.
  12. Part IV: Extracting Residential Regions.
  13. Feature Based Grouping to Detect Suburbia.
  14. Detecting Residential Regions by Graph Theoretical Measures.
  15. Part V: Building and Road Detection.
  16. Review on Building and Road Detection.
  17. House and Street Network Detection in Residential Regions.
  18. Part VI: Summarizing the Overall System.
  19. Final Comments.

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