Title: Post-conflict Urban Reconstruction Assessment Using Image Morphological Profile on 1-m-Resolution Satellite Data in a Fuzzy Possibilistic Approach Application: Koidu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Publisher: European Commission
Publication Year: 2007
JRC N°: JRC43823
ISBN: 978-92-79-07584-1
ISSN: 1018-5593
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC43823
DOI: 10.2788/53480
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: The state of built-up features after their destruction as well as the process of their rehabilitation are assessed through the analysis of conflict and post-conflict very high spatial resolution Ikonos images. The automatic recognition procedure is based on a priori fuzzy rules formalized using two basic information derived from satellite data: structural information extracted by the derivative of the morphological profile (DMP) on the panchromatic data, and presence of vegetation derived from the multi-spectral data. The procedure is validated using a per-pixel and per-region image understanding approach.
JRC Directorate:Space, Security and Migration

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