An Approach to Estimation of Residential Housing Type Based on the Analysis of Parked Cars

  • Marcin Kutrzyński
  • Zbigniew Telec
  • Bogdan TrawińskiEmail author
  • Hien Cao Dac
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11431)


A method for prediction of residential housing types based on an analysis of the number of cars parked near buildings in consideration is proposed in the paper. The source of data constitute satellite or aerial images of a given residential area where cars and building can be identified. The machine learning models are build based on the distribution of car parked in the area. The resulting classification models allow for distinguishing between low-rise, mid-rise and high-rise housing. The effectiveness of the method was proved using aerial images of three residential districts of a big city in Poland and the WEKA data mining system.


Residential housing Satellite images Aerial images Machine learning Classification algorithms 



This paper was partially supported by the statutory funds of the Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science and ManagementWrocław University of Science and TechnologyWrocławPoland
  2. 2.Nguyen Tat Thanh UniversityHo Chi Minh CityVietnam

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