Hierarchical Segmentation of Multiresolution Remote Sensing Images

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6671)


The extraction of urban patterns from very high spatial resolution optical images presents challenges related to the size, the accuracy and the complexity of the data. In order to efficiently carry out this task, a multiresolution hierarchical approach is proposed. It enables to progressively segment several images (of increasing resolutions) of a same scene, based on low level criteria. The process, based on binary partition trees, is partially performed in an interactive fashion, and then automatically completed. Experiments on urban images datasets provide encouraging results which may be further used for detection and classification purpose.


Hierarchical segmentation multisource images multiresolution interactive/automated segmentation partition-trees remote sensing urban analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LSIIT, UMR CNRS 7005Université de StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance
  2. 2.LIVE, ERL CNRS 7230Université de StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance

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