20 June 2016 Sparse coding-based correlaton model for land-use scene classification in high-resolution remote-sensing images
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High-resolution remote-sensing images are increasingly applied in land-use classification problems. Land-use scenes are often very complex and difficult to represent. Subsequently, the recognition of multiple land-cover classes is a continuing research question. We propose a classification framework based on a sparse coding-based correlaton (termed sparse correlaton) model to solve this challenge. Specifically, a general mapping strategy is presented to label visual words and generate sparse coding-based correlograms, which can exploit the spatial co-occurrences of visual words. A compact spatial representation without loss discrimination is achieved through adaptive vector quantization of correlogram in land-use scene classification. Moreover, instead of using K-means for visual word encoding in the original correlaton model, our proposed sparse correlaton model uses sparse coding to achieve lower reconstruction error. Experiments on a public ground truth image dataset of 21 land-use classes demonstrate that our sparse coding-based correlaton method can improve the performance of land-use scene classification and outperform many existing bag-of-visual-words-based methods.
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Kunlun Qi, Zhang Xiaochun, Wu Baiyan, Huayi Wu, "Sparse coding-based correlaton model for land-use scene classification in high-resolution remote-sensing images," Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 10(4), 042005 (20 June 2016). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.10.042005 . Submission:
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