Road Detection by Using a Generalized Hough Transform
AbstractRoad detection plays key roles for remote sensing image analytics. Hough transform (HT) is one very typical method for road detection, especially for straight line road detection. Although many variants of Hough transform have been reported, it is still a great challenge to develop a low computational complexity and time-saving Hough transform algorithm. In this paper, we propose a generalized Hough transform (i.e., Radon transform) implementation for road detection in remote sensing images. Specifically, we present a dictionary learning method to approximate the Radon transform. The proposed approximation method treats a Radon transform as a linear transform, which then facilitates parallel implementation of the Radon transform for multiple images. To evaluate the proposed algorithm, we conduct extensive experiments on the popular RSSCN7 database for straight road detection. The experimental results demonstrate that our method is superior to the traditional algorithms in terms of accuracy and computing complexity. View Full-Text
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Liu, W.; Zhang, Z.; Li, S.; Tao, D. Road Detection by Using a Generalized Hough Transform. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 590.
Liu W, Zhang Z, Li S, Tao D. Road Detection by Using a Generalized Hough Transform. Remote Sensing. 2017; 9(6):590.Chicago/Turabian Style
Liu, Weifeng; Zhang, Zhenqing; Li, Shuying; Tao, Dapeng. 2017. "Road Detection by Using a Generalized Hough Transform." Remote Sens. 9, no. 6: 590.
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