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The process of sorting or arranging entities into groups or categories; on a map, the process of representing members of a group by the same symbol, usually defined in a legend.

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Running OTB Random Forest Classification

I am having trouble processing a satellite image using the RF (Random Forest) classification, that is a machine learning algorithm in the Orfeo Toolbox of QGis 2.18.1. When I run the Tool, the ...
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Reproducing Paper Results for Land Cover Mapping of Satellite Imagery?

I am interested in training a neural network to perform pixel-based classification for land cover mapping of satellite data. In order to learn more about this interesting field I am trying to ...
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Classify image using segmentation analysis using QGIS and OrfeoToolbox

I am working on a project where we have made a RGB orthomosaic using a drone which I want to classify using QGIS. I am not a fan of unsupervised classification, and I started exploring the ...
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What is the convergence threshold for ArcGIS Iso Cluster?

The ArcGIS tool Iso Cluster Unsupervised Classification does not seem to have any documentation on the convergence threshold used in the tool. To compare, Erdas Imagine has all of the necessary ...
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A reproducible example for the use of separability measures in improving selection of spectral variables

I have been working with the tutorials in GEE on supervised and unsupervised classification, but I haven't come across any examples on the use of separability measures such as Jeffreys-Matusita, ...
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QGIS: Cropland Data Layer - how to add class names to .tif file?

I'm working with a clip of the Cropland Data Layer (raster), which has a number for each value coded to a crop type. I want to add these crop type / class names to the .tif file (and have them show up ...
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Pickling a Classifier in Google Earth Engine

I'm busy trying to create a widely applicable reedbed vegetation classifier that could potentially classify any given area within Europe. I already have training data for an area around the Balaton ...
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Importing classification bitmap made by another software into QGIS?

I am currently trying to import a classification bitmap made by our own deep learning software into QGIS. The classification is saved in a TIF file, the classes are 8-bit integers. We have the class ...
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How to use a conditional logic on Impervious Mapping

I am trying to use a logic ( rule -based classification ) to extract built-up area, similar to as suggested by Xu (2007).He uses, three spectral indices, SAVI( Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index), NDBI ( ...
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ASTER mineral indices with VINR and SWIR data

I need to run a supervised classification on ASTER data in order to map a rock formation, which is composed of chert. There is no shortage of indices which can be used to highlight silica rich ...
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R: Can raster predict function pass to predict.rfsrc (a prediction function in a parallel verion of RandomForest)?

It seems that raster predict function can pass to predict.randomForest by setting the "type='response'". I am using a parallel version of randomForest package called the "randomForestSRC" and I am ...
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Image classification for a study site falling over two adjacent Landsat 8 scenes (qGIS or ArcGIS)

This question concerns work-flow rather than specific methodological problems. I will be using GRASS to classify Landsat 8 images to create a vegetation map for a study site that happens to fall over ...
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Can I symbolize based on the syntax in a description attribute colum?

I got a kmz-file from an organization and the attribute table has a colum 'description' with a synthax that holds import information (such as date built, water source, village etc.) instead of a ...
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Orthophoto land use classification in QGIS

I am using a CIR orthophoto and tried to make a land use classification with the use of Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin in QGIS. I work in QGIS 3.2 but I get errors that my ROI are too small (...
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Supervised classification using endmember spectra (using ENVI 5.1)

We are trying to map land cover classes over a small watershed. We have selected training sites (during a field campaign in early 2017) and determined their spectral profiles on a Landsat 8 image ...
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Delineating coastline with panchromatic imagery

I have a panchromatic satellite image with a large coastline area and my goal is to delineate this coastline with a maximum accuracy and minimum amount of manual work. What is the best option to ...
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reading .tif and .tif.aux.xml as a whole using geotools

I have sample.tif, sample.tif.aux.xml, sample.qml files in a directory. The .qml and .xml files contain classification data about .tif file. For example my .xml file is something like this: <...
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Erdas 2014 process time signature editor supervised classification

I am currently using erdas imagine 2014 with 64bit OS. Basic configurations of my computer are; i7 3820 3.60 GHz CPU, 16 GB memory (RAM), gforce GTX 680 SLI 256 bit Graphic card ( 2GPU ), 250 GB ssd. ...
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Supervised Classification Plugin QGIS: change input image; use another raster layer

I'm doing supervised classification on a sugar cane field for identifying vegetation, soil, and soil and litter. The plugin is only taking in the GeoTiff taken from the multispectral camera we used (...
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Classifying data as Natural Breaks using ArcPy?

Is there any chance I can create a simple python script to classify my data as Natural Breaks? I have only created a script for quantile classification, but it is not enough for my work. arrp = ...
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QGIS - Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v.4.9.5 - When trying to create ROI getting Error[43]: Attribute table error

when I try to create a ROI within the Plugin: Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin, I am getting the Error: Attribute table error. Which means it is not creating MC ID / MC Info or C ID / C Info in ...
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What does “Information [18]: Select at least one signature” in the semi automatic classification plugin mean?

I am using the semi automatic classification plug in to classify vegetation and water in a satellite image. I create training shp and signature list. When i hit "classification preview" it gives me ...
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Remote sensing Classification and texture analysis compared with QGIS zonal statistics

I am Using Geomatica to analyse suburban spectral signature in Las Vegas. Ran a texture analysis on all band images. Combined texture bands with original image bands to run an unsupervised ISODATA ...
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Landsat Data to Map Slums in India

I am working on a project to answer the following geographic question: How much have slum areas increased in Mumbai, India, since the 1970's (or earliest data). I have downloaded LandSat imagery and ...
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How to batch classify a multi-temporal raster image stack?

I am using dense time stacks of remotely sensed imagery to analyse vegetation change in the Arctic from 1984-2010 for one scene. I will be needing to classify each image, likely using the Maximum ...
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QGIS 2.2.0-Valmiera 64bit on windows 8.1 displays error while creating ROI in SAC plugin

I don't know what happened while creating ROI during Classification using Semi automatic Classification Plugin 3.1.0 "Rome" installed on hp Pavillion i7 with windows 8.1 When i started to generate ROI ...
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Flood extent extraction from satellite images

How can I extract the floodwater from satellite images? Is the image classification method accurate for moderate-resolution satellite (Terra/Aqua MODIS)? Or are there more accurate methods?
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ISODATA unsupervised classification in ArcMap 10.1

I’m doing a project on landsat 5 images. I’ve composited the images into 1 raster, and I want to classify the raster with ISODATA Unsupervised Classification. How do I calculate the best number of ...
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Linear Regression on single image with multiple bands in Google Earth Engine

I have a single image with 3 bands representing different properties for water detection and a 4th band for reference (ground truth - water/no-water). I want to perform a linear regression using the 3 ...
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Merging and Clustering Rasters using QGIS?

I have 3 rasters for three regionalized variables (r1, r2, r3). The rasters have the same projection, origin and cell spacing. Can I merge this into ONE "multivariate" raster? (ie x,y,r1,r2,r3) I ...
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Classifying image using image segmentation in google earth engine

I am trying to classify a Landsat 8 image in google earth engine. I have to classify them object based, since I am building on an earlier research where they have used object based classification. ...
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semi automatic plugin v value in automatic threshold calculation

what does the 'v' defined value stands for in automatic threshold calculation in semi automatic plugin in QGIS
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Training Sample Automation

Background, in case it helps: My objective is to (eventually) fully automate the mass digitization of grain silos. To this end, I have set out to first find a way to automatically identify silos in a ...
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Photogrammetric point cloud classification

My question is regarding the point cloud classification and editing work for a photogrammetric point cloud generated using drone based imagery. My objective is the generation of a digital elevation ...
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Using Maximum Likelihood Classification and raster border in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have tried multiple times to see if this was an issue with my supervised classification, but I don't think it is. I created my training samples and created a signature file. Per my course, I need to ...
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How to Make automatic classes with algorithm in qgis modeler?

I have 1 column of numeric data in one attribute table of a layer made of points. I want to regroup this data in classes (style) with the Qgis modeler and each class must have a specific lenght that ...
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Identifying clusters in classified imagery data

I am relatively new to working with satellite imagery at 1 m resolution and am struggling with a methodology for "grouping" the imagery. Using ArcGIS, I have performed an ISO classification on some ...
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Using result raster of Semi-automatic classification to obtain spatial statistics?

I finished classification (use SACP in QGIS), and got a classificated raster. Now I want to obtain characteristics such as sum area of class, areas of different polygons separately, etc. I tried use ...
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Accuracy assessment in QGIS (Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin) without using random points?

i am using QGIS with the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin. I already classified a Sentinel 2a scene by using an supervised classification approach. So I have trained areas all over the scene but I ...
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NumPy ValueError: operands could not be broadcast together with shapes (1,2) > (1678,2218)

My objective is to classify a Landsat 8 image using supervised classification. I have a training point shapefile data and a preprocessed Imagery. I want to use Random Forest classification method. ...
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Endmember selection when applying SAM, SVM and MLC to PCA

I intend to apply the Spectral Angle Mapper (SAM), Maximum Likelihood (MLC) and Support Vector Machine (SVM) algorithms on a hyperspectral dataset in ENVI but I am slightly confused as to how to ...
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Automating habitat classification

I’ve been tasked with a habitat classification project which is requiring me to assign thousands of empty polygons different classification types and I do not know how to automate this process. ...
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How to seperate class labels of hyperspectral images using R?

The image has different classes and different band, where the 220 bands are separated by the following code library(RStoolbox) library(raster) library(rgdal) library(caret) library(...
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What's the difference between classification/clustering and zoning?

A week ago I had an exam and there was a question: What are the main steps of zoning in a GIS? I didn't understand the question and asked the instructor what does she mean by zoning (in ...
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How to extract and export “raised field” LIDAR objects?

I'm working on Windows 10. In input, I have a .LAS "GROUND_only" LIDAR point cloud (4 millions points). We're interested in geomorphological microstructures called raised field (ground elevation due ...
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Natural Breaks (Jenks) classes as a new column values

I have .shp layer with column Length In Layer Properties it's possible to display Layer with natural breaks (Jenks) classification. It's shown below: Based on that classification I'd like to ...
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ArcGIS Desktop Supervised Classification problem

I have a complex classification problem to solve: I have multiple shapefiles containing the polygons of all the parcels of different kinds e.g. a shapefile with all polygons with maize, another with ...
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Desktop ArcGIS Training Sample Manager cannot merge training samples

I have done the following procedure which has resulted in a troubling behavior: I have a Shapefile Feature Class with multiple different areas under specific distinct description field. I need to ...
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Deciding on classification method and number of classes for mean temperature

I'm trying to decide on the classification method: natural breaks, equal interval, quantiles, or manual and the number of classes for a map showing the mean temperature of places in Canada. The ...
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Tool in ArcMap for capturing ROIs of same size?

I'm trying to run supervised classifications and need all ROIs to be the same size. I'd like to capture the ROIs in ArcMap and so far can only find a tool which allows you to draw your ROIs by ...