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Use of macro texture for landscape units mapping from satellite images: application to vegetation-density mapping in arid and semi-arid areas
Author(s): Akila Kemmouche; Catherine Mering
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Paper Abstract

The definition of macro-texture proposed here comes from granulometric analysis which is a way to describe statistically the size of the connected components in a binary. The pixels of the binary image are classified according to the quantitative descriptors provided by this analysis. The whole procedure is applied here to the mapping of the density of the vegetation cover in arid lands from SPOT and thematic mapper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2955, Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing III, (17 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262885
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Akila Kemmouche, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie (France) and Univ. de Sciences et Technologie Houari (France)
Catherine Mering, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2955:
Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing III
Jacky Desachy, Editor(s)

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