A Probabilistic Feature Fusion for Building Detection in Satellite Images

Dimitrios Konstantinidis, Tania Stathaki, Vasileios Argyriou, Nikos Grammalidis

Abstract

Building segmentation from 2D images can be a very challenging task due to the variety of objects that appear in an urban environment. Many algorithms that attempt to automatically extract buildings from satellite images face serious problems and limitations. In this paper, we address some of these problems by applying a novel approach that is based on the fusion of Histogram of Oriented Gradients (HOG), Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and Features from Accelerated Segment Test (FAST) features. We will demonstrate that by taking advantage of the multi-spectral nature of a satellite image and by employing a probabilistic fusion of the aforementioned features, we manage to create a novel methodology that increases the performance of a building detector compared to other state-of-the-art methods.

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Konstantinidis D., Stathaki T., Argyriou V. and Grammalidis N. (2015). A Probabilistic Feature Fusion for Building Detection in Satellite Images . In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-090-1, pages 205-212. DOI: 10.5220/0005260502050212


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@conference{visapp15,
author={Dimitrios Konstantinidis and Tania Stathaki and Vasileios Argyriou and Nikos Grammalidis},
title={A Probabilistic Feature Fusion for Building Detection in Satellite Images},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={205-212},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005260502050212},
isbn={978-989-758-090-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)
TI - A Probabilistic Feature Fusion for Building Detection in Satellite Images
SN - 978-989-758-090-1
AU - Konstantinidis D.
AU - Stathaki T.
AU - Argyriou V.
AU - Grammalidis N.
PY - 2015
SP - 205
EP - 212
DO - 10.5220/0005260502050212