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Abstract

A technique is presented for integrating diverse sources of evidence about pixel or segment classification using the belief function approach of the Dempster-Shafer theory of evidential reasoning. A description of the algorithm is provided and a case study is given to illustrate the potential of the method for combining output from image classifiers, geographic information systems and expert system rules concerning geographic context.

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Authors: WILKINSON G G, JRC Ispra (IT);MÉGIER J, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 11 (1990) No. 10, pp. 1963-1968
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