Line Detection in Satellite Imagery

Author(s): G. J. Vanderbrug
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1976
Volume: 14
Page(s): 37 - 44
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9413
DOI: 10.1109/TGE.1976.294463



Three algorithms for line detection, the linear detector, the nonlinear detector, and the semilinear detector are examined. Experiments are conducted on detecting linear features in terrain on LANDSAT-1 images, and on detecting suburban roads on Skylab images.