Classification of Natural Images Using Supervised and Unsupervised Classifier Combinations

  • Leena Lepistö
  • Iivari Kunttu
  • Jorma Autio
  • Ari Visa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3617)


Combining classifiers has proved to be an effective solution to several classification problems in pattern recognition. In this paper we use classifier combination methods for the classification of natural images. In the image classification, it is often beneficial to consider each feature type separately, and combine the classification results in the final classifier. We present a classifier combination strategy that is based on classification result vector, CRV. It can be applied both in supervised and unsupervised manner. In this paper we apply our classifier combination method to the classification of rock images that are non-homogenous in terms of their color and texture properties.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leena Lepistö
    • 1
  • Iivari Kunttu
    • 1
  • Jorma Autio
    • 2
  • Ari Visa
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Signal ProcessingTampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland
  2. 2.Saanio & Riekkola Consulting EngineersHelsinkiFinland

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