Information Mining: Applications in Image Processing

  • Rudolf Kruse
  • Aljoscha Klose
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1963)


In response to an explosive growth of collected, stored, and transferred data, Data Mining has emerged as a new research area. However, the approaches studied in this area are mostly specialized to analyze precise and highly structured data. Other sources of information— for instance images—have often been neglected. The term Information Mining wants to emphasize the need for methods suited for more heterogeneous and imprecise information sources. We also claim the importance of fuzzy set methods to meet the prominent aim of to producing comprehensible results. Two case studies of applying information mining techniques to remotely sensed image data are presented.


Fuzzy System Fuzzy Rule Synthetic Aperture Radar Linguistic Term Pruning Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf Kruse
    • 1
  • Aljoscha Klose
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Knowledge Processing and Language EngineeringOtto-von-Guericke-University of MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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