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eCognition+ R/Python workflow

I am trying to generate a general classifier Model for basic LU classification using E-Cognition. Since my options for achieving so in the software are limited I thought of exporting the segmentation ...
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How to classify tree cover overlapping roofs in eCognition

This might be a fairly simple question, but I'm new to eCognition. I'm using Developer 10.2. For canopy that overlaps rooftops, I need to define these areas as separate objects and classify as canopy. ...
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I can't see the shapefile

I'm going to analyze a shapefile using drone photos and cadastral maps. I tried to load both data into Ecognition with the same coordinate system, but the cadastral map shapefile is not shown. Why can'...
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Classify using more than two condition in "Assing Class process" from Ecognition

I am trying to classify a shapefile in Ecognition. I want to use the process "ASSING CLASS", but this tool only permits 2 conditions, as the picture shows. Is there any other tool, or way, ...
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Calculating own index in ecognition

I calculated two layers in ecognition. The Lee Sigma edge detection dark and bright. Now I want to make a summation of the dark and bright edges. How can I do this? I then further want to use its to ...
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Can't open an already existing project on Ecognition

I worked on my home computer and saved some processing through an Ecognition project, but it looks like I just can't open it on my office computer and get the following error message (attached). How ...
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How to Interpret eCognition Best Classification Result [closed]

I am learning eCognition using the trial version. Having completed an object-based classification, I wanted to view the accuracy. I can't though find any straight-forward guidance on how to interpret ...
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Exporting Statistics of Selected Samples from eCognition to .CSV

I manually selected samples that I had used in the classification algorithm and would now like to develop a rule set based on the multispectral values of these samples. Is there any way to export the ...
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Exporting results of supervised classification using Ecognition

I am trying to export the result of the classification. I set the parameters as below. However, when I open the shapefile in QGIS, there's no category called "class name". Thus, I can't ...
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eCognition export samples as a shapefile problem

I need sample shapefile for the other project but when I try to export it, it gives me an error like domain is empty(no images object available). How can I get the samples as shapefile?
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Using thematic layer to restrict segmentation and classification in eCognition [duplicate]

This question has been asked before as Using thematic layer for segmentation in eCognition?. However, I have not been able to resolve the issue using the answer provided. Can someone clarify the ...
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How to redesign confusion matrices from Ecognition with python and seaborn?

I am using eCognition manual classification as a baseline for performance comparison with other 3D classification methods. For each method, I am creating confusion matrices in python with sklearn and ...
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How to preprocess Bing Singleband Satellite image for eliminating different exposure tiles problem

I have used around 200 sqkm high resolution single band colour Bing image for object based image analysis on ecognition developer. But due to different tile based exposure made it worse to classify. ...
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Create training samples for eCognition [closed]

Most of the tutorial videos, they simply add those training samples. Looking at the attribute table they seems like, they in some specific format. Like all the training samples belonging to perticular ...
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How to run multi level segmentation for LULC in process tree, eCognition software

Can we run the eCognition multi level (level 1 ,level 2,...) segmentation and classification in the same process tree? I want different outputs to show for each levels in a process tree. I'm in the ...
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How to chessboard segment landsat pixel edges in python?

Does anyone know how to do a chessboard segmentation (in the same way that ecognition does) that will select all the edges of a Landsat pixel in python/a Jupyter notebook? Given that I can use the ...
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How to stretch data in Cognition

I was learning eCoginition by tutorial, but still, not familiar with some advanced funcionality, such as stretching raster data. As you can see, the values are condensed in a small portion of the ...
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Targeted Region of Interest Classification in eCognition

Is there a method of targeting only specific areas for classification in eCognition? Say, maybe using pixel coordinate constraints?
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Leaving Image Objects that are Uncertain to be a Particular Class as 'Unclassified' in eCognition

In classification of the imagery, is there a way of leaving certain image objects unclassified? Say for example, if the classifier is uncertain what class to classify the image object as, does ...
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Same LiDAR data but different results in ArcMap and eCognition

I have generated raster layers based on LiDAR Number of Returns in both ArcMap and eCognition but the results are quite different. I ArcMap I used LAS point to Statistics to Raster Tool, in the ...
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Extracting object volume in eCognition?

I am a beginner in eCognition and am working on trying to extract volume for certain classified objects. When I extract volume with the ruleset given in the program it is the same value as the area (...
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How can you identify loam/clay settlements with Sentinel-2 Images when using eCognition?

I am doing my thesis research about analyzing settlements in Mali with Sentinel2 images with the use of the program eCognition (object-based). We have trouble with determining the settlements because ...
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eCognition- is there an 'undo'

I'm using eCognition developer trial, and when developing a ruleset in the process tree sometimes I make an error. However, just deleting that line of code (after extracting) doesn't undo that line in ...
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Quantifying level of urbanization of catchment over time?

I am studying the impact of urbanization on the discharge levels of a river during flooding events. For this, I need to determine the catchment's percent urbanized area through land classification ...
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LiDAR first and lastreturns eCognition [closed]

Recently I downloaded the new version of eCognition Developer. I remember that before when processing LiDAR data by using algorithms it is pretty easy to generate LiDAR first and last returns. ...
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Using thematic layer for segmentation in eCognition?

I have a thematic layer, i want to perform segmentation and classification only within the thematic layer,not in a whole image. how can i do it? I tried to segment the image after viewing the thematic ...
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eCognition TTA Mask : Aerial images in ecognition for supervised classification

I am using eCognition Developer Trial 8.0. I have rgb Drone Otho foto. We want to classify this image for various biotope types exist in that region. We have already an existing classification as a ...
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Polygon Selection in Manual Editing (eCognition)

eCognition software allows manual editing on segments with the options such as"polygon selection, line selection, rectangle selection and cut object manually". In my study, polygon selection option ...
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Set a rule for grow region in eCognition

I am using the grow region algorithm in eCognition sofrware in order to merge my candidate class. I want to set the rule : two candidated objects are merged only if the length/width ratio of the ...
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Dissolve by Class in eCognition?

I have a lot of numbered classes in my eCognition project (version 9.0.1), which contains approx. 2 Mio. segments. All segments have been assigned to a class and now I want to merge them (basically do ...
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Extract building footprints using a Normalized Digital Surface Model on eCognition [closed]

I have created a normalized Digital Surface Model (nDSM) by subtracting DEM from DSM. I have set a threshold value of 2 meters in order to eliminate objects such as shrubs, cars etc. Is there any ...
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Duplicate Layers in eCognition

I am attempting to use eCognition Developer to segment and classify 5-band UAS imagery. When I go to create a new project in eCog and input my imagery (individually selecting the five .tif files), it ...
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The raster or shapefile exported from Ecognition does not align with the original raster when I open it in QGIS

The raster or shapefile exported from Ecognition does not align with the original raster when I open it in QGIS. I'm using Ecognition to classify a raster, but when I export the shapefile and open it ...
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Using a template matching correlation image to extract lines

I need to measure the length of the rows which are visible in the images. I have used template matching with a portion of the row as the template. Along a row, there will be matches which are ...
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How to make subset from satellite images without getting empty border?

I have Landsat 5-8 images, and after creating subset for the area of interest there is an empty border on the image as black part. How to remove it or how to create subset without it? Here is the view ...
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How to add a shapefile in eCognition?

I added the shapefile from thematic layers but I am not able to view the imported shapefile in the project window on the image.
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Performing object based image analysis of Landsat scene in eCognition Developer?

I am completely brand new to eCognition Developer and want to test out Object Based Image Analysis (OBIA) on a Landsat scene of one portion of the Chesapeake Bay. I have been unable to find any online ...
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Using texture in eCognition?

I would like to explore the possibility of using texture in an ecognition algorithm for classifying vegetation. Though, it seems to be based on sub-objects I am not sure how to actually create the sub-...
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LANDSAT 8 Road Extraction

I have 80 LANDSAT 8 Images. I can able to create composite image using Arcgis and then Pansharpen it to produce 15m multi-spectral image as a input for classification process. My requirement is to ...
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Black and white aerial image classification with ecognition fails to execute

I am trying to classify an image in ecognition, it gives a good number of well shaped polygons, but when I try to execute the classification, it only shows one class; I've done the same process for ...
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identification of Forest cover area by using eCognition Software

How to find forest cover area by using eCognition software? I'm trying to find vegetation by using NDVI in the ruleset but it takes vegetation too with the forest. Can I use any other filter along ...
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How do I delete a class in Ecognition?

I have used the software Ecognition to create a land cover & land change map. I used the class Barren in two images. However, I do not want to use the class Barren anymore. I have reclassified the ...
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ecognition- template matching result export

I am doing template matching for tree detection purpose using ecognition software. When I export the point layer result from ecognition into QGIS using the 'export the existing vector layer function', ...
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Thematic layer in ecognition

I want to assign class by thematic layer in ecognition. I have digitized road edges and I want to classify the roads in my 'road class' using the shapefile (polyline) of my roads. How do I do this?
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How to use thematic layer for supervised classification in eCognition

I'm classifying vegetation in eCognition. From ArcMap I already have a shapefile with training polygons that I would like to use for this but so far I was only able to insert this as a thematic layer ...
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Copy class in higher level in eCognition

I use eCognition to do classification. I do segmentation and I class it in level-1. Then I do segmentation in level-2. How to copy class from level-1 and paste the class in level-2 ? There is 'Copy ...
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How to perform accuracy assessment in eCognition?

I have already done the classification using Nearest neighbourhood, and how do I continue to complete AC with TAA?
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How to define projection of a raster file in ecognition?

I have a raster file with no spatial reference. How can I define a projection for the image in ecognition software for classification purposes?
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eCognition - prevent rounding of raster values?

I have a WorldView2 image, which I would like to segment and classify in eCognition. The image has been pre-processed to Top of the Atmosphere Reflectance, therefore hasvalues between 0-1. The ...
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Change Detection using Vector files [closed]

I have two shapefiles showing LULC of the same area for two different years; 1990 and 2015. Number of Polygons in two files are different but the number of class in both are same. Is there any way ...
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