Robust road topology extraction from aerial imagery
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
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Creating and updating road maps is currently an expensive and often manual process, and thus maps today are outdated or have poor coverage in large regions of the world. Automatically inferring the road network graph from aerial imagery provides a promising avenue to reducing the cost of maintaining road maps, but existing inference methods have poor precision. This thesis develops a novel iterative graph construction process for extracting graph structures from images, and applies this process to automatic road topology inference to significantly reduce error rates.
Thesis: S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2018.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (pages 63-65).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.