Region Segmentation of Outdoor Scene Using Multiple Features and Context Information

  • Dae-Nyeon Kim
  • Hoang-Hon Trinh
  • Kang-Hyun Jo
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 15)


This paper presents a method to segment the region of objects in outdoor scene for autonomous robot navigation. The proposition of the method segments from an image taken by moving robot on outdoor Scene. The method begins with object segmentation, which uses multiple features to obtain the object of segmented region. Multiple features are color, edge, line segments, Hue Co-occurrence Matrix (HCM), Principal Components (PCs) and Vanishing Points (VPs). Model the objects of outdoor scene that define their characteristics individually. We segment the region as mixture using the proposed features and methods. Objects can be detected when we combine predefined multiple features. Next, the stage classifies the object into natural and artificial ones. We detect sky and trees of natural object and building of artificial object. Finally, the last stage shows the combination of appearance and context information. We confirm the result of object segmentation through experiments by using multiple features and context information.


object segmentation outdoor scene multiple features context information 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dae-Nyeon Kim
    • 1
  • Hoang-Hon Trinh
    • 1
  • Kang-Hyun Jo
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of UlsanUlsanKorea

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