Exploiting Problem Domain Knowledge for Accurate Building Image Classification
An approach for classification of building images through rule-based fuzzy inference is presented. It exploits rough matching and problem domain knowledge to improve precision results. This approach uses knowledge representation based on a fuzzy reasoning model for establishing a bridge between visual primitives and their interpretations.
Knowledge representation goes from low level to high level features. The knowledge is acquired from both visual content and users. These users provide the interpretations of low level features as well as their knowledge and experience to improve the rule base.
Experiments are tailored to building image classification. This approach can be extended to other semantic categories, i.e. skyline, vegetation, landscapes. Results show that proposed method is promising support for semantic annotation of image/video content.
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