DETECTION OF THE EARTHQUAKE DAMAGED BUILDINGS FROM POST-EVENT AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS USING PERCEPTUAL GROUPING

@inproceedings{Guler2004DETECTIONOT,
  title={DETECTION OF THE EARTHQUAKE DAMAGED BUILDINGS FROM POST-EVENT AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS USING PERCEPTUAL GROUPING},
  author={Mehmet Ali Guler and Mustafa Turker},
  year={2004}
}
The collapsed buildings due to Izmit, Turkey earthquake that occurred on 17 August 1999 were detected from post-event aerial photographs using the shadow analysis and the perceptual grouping procedure. The selected area of study is a part of the city of Golcuk, which is one of the urban areas most strongly hit by the earthquake. The area contains a total of 282 buildings, of which 79 are collapsed and 203 are un-collapsed. First, the Canny edge detector was applied to detect the edges between… CONTINUE READING

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