17 November 1995 Satellite image registration based on the geometrical arrangement of objects
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The knowledge of the geometrical relationship between images is a prerequisite for registration. Assuming a conformal affine transformation, 4 transformation parameters have to be determined. This is done on the basis of the geometrical arrangement of characteristic objects extracted from images in a preprocessing step, for example a land use classification yielding forest, pond, or urban regions. The algorithm introduced establishes correspondence between (centers of gravity of) objects by building and matching so-called ANGLE CHAINS, a linear structure for representing a geometric (2D) arrangement. An example with satellite imagery illustrates the usefulness of the algorithm.
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Renate Bartl, Renate Bartl, Werner Schneider, Werner Schneider, } "Satellite image registration based on the geometrical arrangement of objects", Proc. SPIE 2579, Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing II, (17 November 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.226850; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.226850
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