Segmentation and Comparison of Water Resources in Satellite Images Using Fuzzy-Based Approach

  • P. Ganesan
  • V. Rajini
  • B. S. Sathish
  • Khamar Basha Shaik
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 308)


It is necessary to monitor and control the changes to the river and other water bodies. The images received from satellite are useful for scientists and other officials to observe the changes in the water bodies, and it provides more information for decision making. This paper presents a simple and novel approach for the detection and segmentation of water resources in the satellite images and compares the water level in various years. The 26 years of changes in the Salmon River reservoir is detected and explained using possiblistic fuzzy c means (PFCM) clustering algorithm and threshold method. Experimental result illustrates the efficiency of the proposed approach.


Segmentation Sharpening Threshold Histogram PFCM 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Ganesan
    • 1
  • V. Rajini
    • 2
  • B. S. Sathish
    • 1
  • Khamar Basha Shaik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Control EngineeringSathyabama UniversityChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringSSN College of EngineeringChennaiIndia

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