Implicit Spatial Information Extraction from Remote Sensing Images

  • Erick Lopez-Ornelas
  • Guy Flouzat
Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)


In this paper we describe the basic functionality of a system dedicated to process spatial information (high-resolution satellite image) and to handle it through (semi-) structured descriptors. These descriptors enable to manage in a unified representation two families of features extracted from the objects identified by image segmentation: the attributes characterizing each object, and the attributes characterizing relationships between objects. Our aim is to focus on the complementarily of two approaches, on one hand concerning the segmentation of spatial information, and on the other hand concerning the knowledge discovery and the modeling.


XML Morphological Processing spatial information data modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erick Lopez-Ornelas
    • 1
  • Guy Flouzat
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – CuajimalpaDel. Miguel Hidalgo11950 México
  2. 2.Université Paul SabatierToulouse III

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