Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Automatic facades segmentation using detected lines and vanishing points

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Guowei Wan ; Sch. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Defense Technol., Changsha, China ; Sikun Li

Segmenting facades from buildings is important to a variety of vision applications operating in outdoor urban environments which include image-based modeling, landmark recognition, autonomous navigation and urban scene understanding. Existing method based on Structure-from-Motion relies on multiple images, and the cost of computation is high, while another method based on prior knowledge about arbitrarily shaped repetitive regions cannot handle non-repetitive facades segmentation. In order to segment facades simply, fast and accurately, we propose an automatic algorithm for facade segmentation, which segments building to a set of separate facades. By first detecting line segments and corresponding vanishing points from a single image, then rectifying the image to make the vertical direction be parallel to y-direction of the image, we convert the facade-segmentation problem to a simple 1D segmentation. The experiment results show that our method is accurate, robust and efficient to facades segmentation problem.

Published in:

Image and Signal Processing (CISP), 2011 4th International Congress on  (Volume:3 )

Date of Conference:

15-17 Oct. 2011

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.