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Semantic Modeling for the Acquisition of Topographic Information from Images and Maps : SMATI 97 - Wolfgang Forstner

Semantic Modeling for the Acquisition of Topographic Information from Images and Maps

SMATI 97

By: Wolfgang Forstner (Editor), Lutz Plumer (Editor)

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Published: 1st May 1997
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Acquiring spatial data for geoinformation systems is still mainly done by human operators who analyze images using classical photogrammetric equipment or digitize maps, possibly assisted by some low level image processing. Automation of these tasks is difficult due to the complexity of the object, the topography, and the deficiency of current pattern recognition and image analysis tools for achieving a reliable transition from the data to the high level description of topographic objects. It appears that progress in automation only can be achieved by incorporating domain-specific semantic models into the analysis procedures. This volume collects papers which were presented at the Workshop "SMATI '97". The workshop focused on "Semantic Modeling for the Acquisition of Topographic Information from Images and Maps." This volume offers a comprehensive selection of high-quality and in-depth contributions by experts of the field coming from leading research institutes, treating both theoretical and implementation issues and integrating aspects of photogrammetry, cartography, computer vision, and image understanding.

Knowledge Based Interpretation of Aerial Images and Maps Using a Digital Landscape Model as Partial Interpretationp. 3
A New Approach for Satellite Image Analysis by Means of a Semantic Networkp. 20
Two Level Image Interpretation Based on Markov Random Fieldsp. 37
Cartographic Displacement Using the Snakes Conceptp. 59
Multi-Level Comparative Analysis of Spatial Operators in GIS and Remote Sensing as a Foundation for an Integrated GISp. 72
Methods of Data Interpretation - Applied to Model Generalization from Large to Medium Scalep. 89
A Semantic Road Model for Aerial Image Interpretationp. 107
Road Modeling Based on a Cartographic Database for Aerial Image Interpretationp. 123
Multi-Resolution, Semantic Objects, and Context for Road Extructionp. 140
Integration of 2D and 3D Reasoning for Building Reconstruction Using a Generic Hierarchical Modelp. 159
Systematic Acquisition 3D Building Model Knowledgep. 181
Building Recognition with Bayesian Networksp. 196
Model-Based Surface Recovery of Buildings in Optical and Ranges Imagesp. 211
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ISBN: 9783764357580
ISBN-10: 3764357584
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 231
Published: 1st May 1997
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 1.15