A Watershed-Based Segmentation Technique for Multiresolution Data

  • Giuseppe Masi
  • Giuseppe Scarpa
  • Raffaele Gaetano
  • Giovanni Poggi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8156)


A new watershed-based technique is proposed for the segmentation of multiresolution remote-sensing images. These images are composed by a high-resolution panchromatic band and a low-resolution multispectral set. To achieve a segmentation with the high resolution of the panchromatic image and the high accuracy granted by the spectral information, the two components are processed jointly, using both spectral and morphological properties. In addition, a fully automatic marker generation procedure is introduced to reduce the oversegmentation typical of watershed methods. Experiments on WorldView-2 multiresolution images demonstrate the potential of the technique.


Panchromatic Image Crest Line Remote Sensing Symposium Urban Impervious Surface High Local Accuracy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Masi
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Scarpa
    • 1
  • Raffaele Gaetano
    • 2
  • Giovanni Poggi
    • 1
  1. 1.DIETIUniversity Federico II of NaplesItaly
  2. 2.TSI DepartmentTELECOM-ParisTechFrance

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