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A study of land use/land cover information extraction classification technology based on DTC
Author(s): Ping Wang; Yong-guo Zheng; Feng-jie Yang; Wei-jie Jia; Chang-zhen Xiong
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Paper Abstract

Decision Tree Classification (DTC) is one organizational form of the multi-level recognition system, which changes the complicated classification into simple categories, and then gradually resolves it. The paper does LULC Decision Tree Classification research on some areas of Gansu Province in the west of China. With the mid-resolution remote sensing data as the main data resource, the authors adopt decision-making classification technology method, taking advantage of its character that it imitates the processing pattern of human judgment and thinking and its fault-tolerant character, and also build the decision tree LULC classical pattern. The research shows that the methods and techniques can increase the level of automation and accuracy of LULC information extraction, and better carry out LULC information extraction on the research areas. The main aspects of the research are as follows: 1. We collected training samples firstly, established a comprehensive database which is supported by remote sensing and ground data; 2. By utilizing CART system, and based on multiply sources and time phases remote sensing data and other assistance data, the DTC's technology effectively combined the unsupervised classification results with the experts' knowledge together. The method and procedure for distilling the decision tree information were specifically developed. 3. In designing the decision tree, based on the various object of types classification rules, we established and pruned DTC'S model for the purpose of achieving effective treatment of subdivision classification, and completed the land use and land cover classification of the research areas. The accuracy of evaluation showed that the classification accuracy reached upwards 80%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 November 2008
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7144, Geoinformatics 2008 and Joint Conference on GIS and Built Environment: The Built Environment and Its Dynamics, 71440I (5 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.812708
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Ping Wang, Shandong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Yong-guo Zheng, Shandong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Feng-jie Yang, Shandong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Wei-jie Jia, Shandong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Chang-zhen Xiong, North China Univ. of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7144:
Geoinformatics 2008 and Joint Conference on GIS and Built Environment: The Built Environment and Its Dynamics
Lin Liu; Xia Li; Kai Liu; Xinchang Zhang; Xinhao Wang, Editor(s)

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