Year 2019, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 45 - 51 2019-02-01

AIRBORNE LIDAR DATA CLASSIFICATION IN COMPLEX URBAN AREA USING RANDOM FOREST: A CASE STUDY OF BERGAMA, TURKEY

Sibel Canaz Sevgen [1]

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Airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data have been increasingly used for classification of urban areas in the last decades. Classification of urban areas is especially crucial to separate the area into classes for urban planning, mapping, and change detection monitoring purposes. In this study, an airborne LiDAR data of a complex urban area from Bergama District, İzmir, Turkey were classified in four classes; buildings, trees, asphalt road, and ground. Random Forest (RF) supervised classification method is selected as classification algorithm, and pixel wise classification was performed. Ground truth of the area was generated by digitizing classes into features to select training data and to validate the results.  The selected study area from Bergama district is complex in urban planning of buildings, road, and ground. The building are embedded and very close to each other, while trees are very close to buildings and sometimes cover the rooftops of buildings. The most challenge part of this study is to generate ground truth in such a complex area. According to obtained classification results, overall accuracy of the results is found as %70,20. The experimental results showed that the algorithm promises reliable results to classify airborne LiDAR data into classes in a complex urban area.
Random Forest, LiDAR, Classification, Complex Urban Area
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Multidisciplinary
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-5552-6067
Author: Sibel Canaz Sevgen (Primary Author)
Institution: Ankara Üniversitesi
Country: Turkey


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APA Canaz Sevgen, S . (2019). AIRBORNE LIDAR DATA CLASSIFICATION IN COMPLEX URBAN AREA USING RANDOM FOREST: A CASE STUDY OF BERGAMA, TURKEY. International Journal of Engineering and Geosciences, 4 (1), 45-51. DOI: 10.26833/ijeg.440828
MLA Canaz Sevgen, S . "AIRBORNE LIDAR DATA CLASSIFICATION IN COMPLEX URBAN AREA USING RANDOM FOREST: A CASE STUDY OF BERGAMA, TURKEY". International Journal of Engineering and Geosciences 4 (2019): 45-51 <http://dergipark.org.tr/ijeg/issue/37388/440828>
Chicago Canaz Sevgen, S . "AIRBORNE LIDAR DATA CLASSIFICATION IN COMPLEX URBAN AREA USING RANDOM FOREST: A CASE STUDY OF BERGAMA, TURKEY". International Journal of Engineering and Geosciences 4 (2019): 45-51
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ISNAD Canaz Sevgen, Sibel . "AIRBORNE LIDAR DATA CLASSIFICATION IN COMPLEX URBAN AREA USING RANDOM FOREST: A CASE STUDY OF BERGAMA, TURKEY". International Journal of Engineering and Geosciences 4 / 1 (February 2019): 45-51. https://doi.org/10.26833/ijeg.440828