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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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How do I classify number values in Python to assign it to a group?

I have calculated the number of points that exists for a SqMi area and am trying now to assign it to a certain group based on where it falls in the classification. Does anyone know a tool that I can ...
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More presentable style class range values, faster

This is as much feature suggestion as it is question: Is there a better way to generate attractive/presentable style class ranges? Currently I have 5 similar datasets. Lets say the values for the ...
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OBIA following connected components segmentation in Monteverdi2

New to Monteverdi2 and OTB. I just finished a connected components segmentation using the Segmentation module and the large-scale vector output mode for large datasets. How can I filter the output (...
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LANDSAT Image classification and open source solution(s)

I have some experience with ERDAS IMAGINE in doing some supervised/unsupervised LANDSAT imagery classifications and now find myself in the position of needing to do the same but without the access to ...
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ArcMap Natural Breaks Classification

I realize that ESRI is calling their implementation of Fisher-Jenks proprietary. Given the performance with mid-sized datasets, either a significant optimization or a sampling method are being ...
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How do I manually classify graduated data in QGIS?

Is there any way to manually classify Graduated Data in Qgis. In ArcGIS I always used to apply first the natural breaks method to find adequate group sizes for good visual interpretation. Afterwards I ...
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Which Landsat version is appropriate to imply a supervised classification with GRASS GIS?

I need to imply a supervised classification with GRASS GIS to find build-up areas. I want to avoid Landsat 7 images due to SLC problem. Can I use images of Landsat 8 or it's better to use images of ...
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Exporting classnames using Monteverdi

i managed to get my rgb-Image classified with Monteverdi. I discribed 8 classes with different classnames. For my work i dont need the rgb-values, i just need the classnames. Is there any way to ...
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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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ArcGIS raster data - Group statistics for classification

I'm trying to figure out how to classify a group of rasters. These can't be joined as they have overlaps which must be kept. I was wondering whether there's a way of obtaining grouped statistics - eg ...
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Open software tool or QGIS plug-in to make land cover classification

Is there any tool or plugin for QGIS/GRASS to make an automatic land cover classification from satellite imagery --- based on CLC nomenclature for example? Of course, it will not be 100% sure but it ...
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Creating management zones in NDVI ortho maps with contour like lines

This question is hard to explain so if you have a possible answer I would love to hear it. I work in the precision agriculture business which heavily relies on NDVI calculations but need to create ...
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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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From classified image to topology in ArcInfo

I have some coastal 4 band imagery that I have classified to designate land, water, and undetermined. I want to convert this to polygons with topology, and significantly simplify the polygons. If I ...
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Questions regarding the processing of mosaic Landsat 8

Approximate Translation of Original Question: A question of theoretical and practical about the mosaic of satellite images. I have 3 different months of Landsat images, which need to accomplish the ...
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How to know what spectrum image layers are in eCognition?

I'm learning to use eCognition (8.1) and my teacher has provided me with some example tif files to segment and classify. The tif files have multiple layers, each of which are supposed to represent a ...
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How do I classify or spot a pixel, based on a specific reflectance values of the six Landsat Bands using Erdas?

I have converted the DN values to the reflectance of a Landsat image to classify the rice field by its stages. To specify the reflectance values of each stages, I have sampled the reflectance values ...
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How to design class breaks for a time series of choropleth maps?

I'm working with a time series of choropleth maps showing the same indicator for the same administrative boundaries, but spanning period of nine years. What would be the most appropriate strategy of ...
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Image classification random forest [duplicate]

I am a newbie in R. I want to classify images using random forest in R. I am trying to learn the codes. But in the mean time, is there a push button (like a gui) in R that can be used for ...
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What is this “brown spot” in Google maps?

I was in Google maps today and noticed near Baltimore, US where the river is, there's a huge brown spot. Is this due to all of the waste? If so, will this keep going all the way into the ocean?
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Which Tools do you use for Classification of Remote Sensing Data?

Which tool do you prefer to use for classification of remote sensing data, e.g. classifying land use, and why? Which other tools have you tried, and why did you decide against them?
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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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How to classify/style rasters correctly?

I am using a GeoTiff raster data and trying to classify it. I was wondering what are the techniques that I can use in QGIS to do this? The raster I have looks like but I tried the reclassify tool ...
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Convex Hull in SAGA Gis

How does one go about creating a convex hull from a set of points in SAGA GIS? I read that this is possible in QGIS, but I prefer SAGA and would like to see if it is possible. Furthermore, if it is ...
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calculate coastline at risk

I have an idea of what I want to do but I don't know yet what tools will bring me there. I have administrative boundaries in one layer and coastline in another layer. The coastline is categorized in ...
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Land Classification with Spectral Python (SPy) [closed]

Does anyone have experience working with the Spectral Python module for land classification? The following k-means clustering example takes an iterative approach to classification through pixel ...
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How to remove roads from dataset

I've got a shape file that I loaded into PostGIS that has both road and parcel multipolygons and I need to remove the roads. I tried loading the shp file in qgis and it loads them both as a single ...
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Land Cover Feature Extraction from Satellite Imagery

I'm interested in a low-cost or open source solution for creating land cover GIS layers that utilize both spectral and textural extraction algorithms. I have used PCI Geomatica, ENVI, and Feature ...
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Problem running i.gensigset in Grass. Any ideas?

It just returns ERROR: Unable to create signature file. It doesn't say why... Anyone had this before and found a solution?
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Standard Colors for Landcover Maps

I have classified Landsat images into five classes - A variety of Palm, Water bodies, built-up/open area, other vegetation and miscellaneous. I used GRASS GIS for the process and the final classified ...
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View data of a particular year in Google Earth

For my region in India, Google Earth tiles belong to different years, 2003 - 2010. I don't mean GE's historical view feature but the imagery updates for different areas my region. I classify Landsat ...