Object-oriented Analysis of Very High Resolution Orthophotos for Estimating the Population of Slum Areas , Case of Dares-salaam , Tanzania

@inproceedings{Aminipouri2009ObjectorientedAO,
  title={Object-oriented Analysis of Very High Resolution Orthophotos for Estimating the Population of Slum Areas , Case of Dares-salaam , Tanzania},
  author={Mehdi Aminipouri and Richard Sliuzas and Monika Kuffer},
  year={2009}
}
Obtaining up-to-date spatial information about slum settlements is of great importance for decision making related to slum and housing policy. The availability of Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite imagery in meter or sub-meter level is helpful and promising in the information extraction of slum areas based on object-oriented techniques. This paper aims to determine the feasibility of using VHR orthophotos (0.6 meter pixels) to create an accurate inventory of buildings in order to estimate… CONTINUE READING