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A Rule-Based System for House Reconstruction from Aerial Images

W. Willuhn and F. Ade
International Conference on Pattern Recognition
August 1996

Abstract

We present a system for the reconstruction of houses from aerial images. Most of the methods proposed sofar use rather specific models. These models do not hold when dealing with european-style houses. Our system works with rules instead of models merely based on shape. This enables us to include additional domain specific knowledge, allowing a larger variability of the objects. However, this also necessitates a more complex structure of the knowledge base and a more sophisticated reasoning control. We explain the practical application of such a system for the reconstruction of a house from an aerial image.


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@InProceedings{eth_biwi_00104,
  author = {W. Willuhn and F. Ade},
  title = {A Rule-Based System for House Reconstruction from Aerial Images},
  booktitle = {International Conference on Pattern Recognition},
  year = {1996},
  month = {August},
  pages = {885 -- 889, track C},
  publisher = {IEEE Computer Society Press},
  keywords = {reconstruction, man-made objects, stereo}
}