Behavior-based aggregation of land categories for temporal change analysis

  title={Behavior-based aggregation of land categories for temporal change analysis},
  author={Safaa Zakaria Aldwaik and Jeffrey A. Onsted and Robert Gilmore Pontius},
  journal={Int. J. Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation},
Comparison between two time points of the same categorical variable for the same study extent can reveal changes among categories over time, such as transitions among land categories. If many categories exist, then analysis can be difficult to interpret. Category aggregation is the procedure that combines two or more categories to create a single broader category. Aggregation can simplify interpretation, and can also influence the sizes and types of changes. Some classifications have an a… CONTINUE READING
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