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Automatic geographic information system upgrading using remote detection images
Author(s): Regis Bonnefon; Pierre Dherete; Jacky Desachy
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Paper Abstract

Geographic Information System (GIS) are often old and so, some geographic elements are not represented. From satellite images and/or aerial images, we can detect cartographic elements to integrate them in the GIS and then upgrade it. Making it manually is a very long and tedious work, so computer based methods are needed. This paper presents several specific and automatic or semi-automatic methods to detect and identify several types of cartographic elements. These methods are fast and very efficient. A result evaluation is given to permit a manually correction for the non-confident elements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2001
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4170, Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing VI, (19 January 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.413900
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Regis Bonnefon, Univ. Paul Sabatier (France)
Pierre Dherete, Univ. Paul Sabatier (France)
Jacky Desachy, Univ. Paul Sabatier (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4170:
Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing VI
Sebastiano Bruno Serpico, Editor(s)

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