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Object-Oriented Approach of Landsat Imagery for Flood Mapping

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
Volume 122 - Number 16
Year of Publication: 2015
Kanta Tamta
H. S. Bhadauria

Kanta Tamta and H.s.bhadauria. Article: Object-Oriented Approach of Landsat Imagery for Flood Mapping. International Journal of Computer Applications 122(16):6-9, July 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Kanta Tamta and H.s.bhadauria},
	title = {Article: Object-Oriented Approach of Landsat Imagery for Flood Mapping},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {122},
	number = {16},
	pages = {6-9},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}


This study introduced an object-oriented approach to flood mapping and affected field estimation in central Cambodia. Traditional pixel-based image algorithms for flood mapping and land use and land cover classification endure from low accuracy, sub-pixel problems, and the cover noise effect in the resulting images On the other hand, the object-based image analysis (OBIA) approach has been thoroughly developed in the last two decades to overcome the limitations and disadvantages of the traditional pixel-based approaches by generating and analyzing meaningful image objects instead of individual pixels and reducing the speckle noise effect. The OBIA approach was applied for the image classification with a new improved estimation algorithm with multi scale parameter in the segmentation process to obtain more accurate results in the flood mapping. Flooding can be recognized using a variety of approaches such as statistics, ground-based measuring, prediction model, remote sensing techniques.


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