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Automatic Extraction of Control Points for the Registration of Optical Satellite and LiDAR Images

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Palenichka, R.M. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Univ. du Quebec en Outaouais, Gatineau, QC, Canada ; Zaremba, M.B.

A novel method for automatic extraction of control points for the registration of optical images with Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) data is proposed. It is based on transformation-invariant detection of salient image disks (SIDs), which determine the location of control points as the centers of the corresponding image fragments. The SID is described by a feature vector, which, in addition to the coordinates and diameter, includes intensity descriptors and region shape characteristics of the image fragment. SIDs are effectively extracted using multiscale isotropic matched filtering-a visual attention operator that indicates image locations with high-intensity contrast, homogeneity, and local shape saliency. This paper discusses the extraction of control points from both natural landscapes and structured scenes with man-made objects. Registration experiments conducted on QuickBird imagery with corresponding LiDAR data validated the proposed approach.

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Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:48 ,  Issue: 7 )

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July 2010

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