23.2.5 Map Analysis, Analysis of Map data, Map Processing

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Document Analysis. Application, Maps. Remote Sensing. Map processing, for more vision-like extraction see the other section See also Analysis of Maps. Also see: See also Road Network Model Integration, Updating, and Change Detection.

Cofer, R.H., and Tou, J.T.,
Automated Map Reading and Analysis by Computers,
FJCC(41), 1972, pp. 135-145. BibRef 7200

Mor, M., Lamdan, T.,
A New Approach to Automatic Scanning of Contour Maps,
CACM(15), No. 9, September 1972, pp. 809-812. BibRef 7209

Pavlidis, T.[Theodosios],
Techniques for optimal compaction of pictures and maps,
CGIP(3), No. 3, September 1974, pp. 215-224.
WWW Version. 0501

Freeman, H., Pieroni, G.G., (Eds)
Map Data Processing,
Academic Press1980. Indexed as BibRef 8000 MDP80 BibRef

Keates, J.S.,
Understanding Maps,
LongmanGroup Limited, Essex, UK, 1982. BibRef 8200

Leberl, F.W., Olson, D.,
Raster Scanning for Operational Digitizing of Graphical Data,
PhEngRS(48), No. 4, 1982, pp. 615-627. BibRef 8200

Taniguchi, R., Yokota, M., Kawaguchi, E., Tamati, T.,
Knowledge-Based Picture Understanding of Weather Charts,
PR(17), No. 1, 1984, pp. 109-123.
WWW Version. BibRef 8400

Suzuki, S., Kosugi, M., Hoshino, T.,
Automatic Line Drawing Recognition of Large-Scale Maps,
OptEng(26), No. 7, 1987, pp. 642-649. BibRef 8700

Suzuki, S., Yamada, T.,
MARIS: Map Recognition Input System,
PR(23), No. 8, 1990, pp. 919-933.
WWW Version. BibRef 9000
And: NATO ASI(F 65), Mapping and Spatial Modelling for Navigation, Springer-Verlag, 1990, pp. 95-116. BibRef

Boatto, L., Consorti, V., Buono, M.C., di Zenzo, S., Eramo, V., Melcarne, A.E.F., Meucci, M., Morelli, A., Mosciatti, M., Scarci, S., Tucci, M., (from IBM Southern Europe.)
An Interpretation System for Land Register Maps,
Computer(25), No. 7, July 1992, pp. 25-33. Interpret lines and labels. BibRef 9207

Consorti, V., Cordella, L.P., Eramo, V., Esposito, A., Perifano, D.,
Knowledge based search of character strings in line drawings,
IEEE DOI Link 9410

Yamada, H., Yamamoto, K., and Hosokawa, K.,
Directional Mathematical Morphology and Renormalized Hough Transformation for the Analysis of Topographic Maps,
PAMI(15), No. 4, April 1993, pp. 380-387.
IEEE DOI Link Extract the linear features and character (labels) on the maps separately using a directional feature plane. The labels are extracted using a Hough Transform. BibRef 9304

Yamada, H., Yamamoto, K., Saito, T., Hosokawa, K., Yanagisawa, H.,
Laser-marked alphanumeric character recognition by multi-angled parallel matching method,
IEEE DOI Link 9208

Yamada, H., Yamamoto, K., Saito, T., and Matsui, S.,
MAP: Multi-Angled Parallelism for Feature Extraction from Topographical Map,
PR(24), No. 6, 1991, pp. 479-488.
WWW Version. BibRef 9100

Yamada, H., Yamamoto, K., Nakamura, M.,
Increasing the performance of MAP (multi-angled parallelism) erosion-dilation for feature extraction through unary/binary operations,
ICPR90(II: 524-528).
IEEE DOI Link 9208

Satoh, S., Satou, T., Sakauchi, M.,
One method of structural description rule extraction based on graphical and spatial relations,
IEEE DOI Link 9208

Satoh, S., Ohsawa, Y., and Sakauchi, M.,
Drawing Understanding Framework Using State Transition Models,
ICPR90(I: 491-495).
IEEE DOI Link Drawing Analysis. Mostly analysis of maps. BibRef 9000

Satoh, S., Ohsawa, Y., Sakauchi, M.,
Drawing Image Understanding Using State Transition Models,
ICPR90(II: 491-495). BibRef 9000

Kasturi, R., Fernandez, R., Amlani, M.L., and Feng, W.C.,
Map Data Processing in Geographic Information Systems,
Computer(22), No. 12, December 1989, pp. 10-21. Follows roads on a map and other general issues regarding maps. BibRef 8912

Amin, T.J., and Kasturi, R.,
Map Data Processing: Recognition of Lines and Symbols,
OptEng(26), No. 4, 1987, pp. 354-358. BibRef 8700

Ansoult, M.M., and Soille, P.J.,
Mathematical Morphology: A Tool for Automated GIS Data Acquisition from Scanned Thematic Maps,
PhEngRS(56), No. 9, September 1990, pp. 1263-1271. BibRef 9009

Ebi, N., Lauterbach, B., Anheier, W.,
An Image-Analysis System for Automatic Data-Acquisition from Colored Scanned Maps,
MVA(7), No. 3, 1994, pp. 148-164. BibRef 9400

Ebi, N., Lauterbach, B., and Besslich, P.,
Automatic Data Acquisition from Topographic Maps Using a Knowledge-based Image Analysis System,
ISPRS92(IV-B4, 655-663). BibRef 9200

Pierrot-Deseilligny, M., Le Men, H., Stamon, G.,
Character String Recognition on Maps, a Rotation-Invariant Recognition Method,
PRL(16), No. 12, December 1995, pp. 1297-1310. BibRef 9512

Viglino, J.M., Pierrot-Deseilligny, M.,
A Vector Approach for Automatic Interpretation of the French Cadatral Map,
IEEE Abstract. 0311

Dupont, F., Pierrot-Deseilligny, M., Gondran, M.,
Automatic Interpretation of Contour Lines by Using External Data,
IEEE Abstract. 9809

Priestnall, G., Marston, R.E., Elliman, D.G.,
Arrowhead Recognition During Automated Data Capture,
PRL(17), No. 3, March 6 1996, pp. 277-286. BibRef 9603

Miyatake, T., et al. -- not availabe.
Extraction of Roads from Topographical Maps Using a Parallel Line Extraction Algorithm,
IECE(J68-D), No. 2, 1985, pp. 153-160. BibRef 8500

Ejiri, M., Kakumoto, S., Miyatake, T., Shimada, S., and Matsushima, H.,
Automatic Recognition of Design Drawings and Maps,
ICPR84(1296-1305). BibRef 8400

Soffer, A., Samet, H.,
MAGELLAN: Map Acquisition of Geographic Labels by Legend Analysis,
IJDAR(1), No. 2, 1998, pp. 319-330. BibRef 9800
Earlier: UMDCS-TR-3386, December 1994.
WWW Version. BibRef

Samet, H., Soffer, A.,
A Legend-Driven Geographic Symbol Recognition System,
IEEE DOI Link BibRef 9400

Chen, L.H., Wang, J.Y.,
Recognition of Numeral Strings on Maps,
PRAI(13), No. 3, May 1999, pp. 319. BibRef 9905
A System for Extracting and Recognizing Numeral Strings on Maps,
IEEE DOI Link 9708

MapText, Inc.,

WWW Version. Vendor, Map Labels. Software to accurately and correctly place labels on maps by analyzing the map. (I.e. city labels on the proper side of the river or coast line.) Herb Freeman is a founder.

Cheng, Z.G.[Zhi-Guo], Chen, M.[Mang], Liu, Y.C.[Yun-Cai],
A robust algorithm for image principal curve detection,
PRL(25), No. 11, August 2004, pp. 1303-1313.
WWW Version. 0409
And: A2, A1, A3:
A robust algorithm of principal curve detection,
ICPR04(I: 429-432).
IEEE DOI Link 0409
Apply to roads from a scanned map. Find the principal curves in an image. BibRef

Penninga, F.[Friso], Verbree, E.[Edward], Quak, W.[Wilko], van Oosterom, P.[Peter],
Construction of the Planar Partition Postal Code Map Based on Cadastral Registration,
GeoInfo(9), No. 2, June 2005, pp. 181-204.
Springer DOI Link 0509

Chen, Y., Wang, R., Qian, J.,
Extracting Contour Lines From Common-Conditioned Topographic Maps,
GeoRS(44), No. 4, April 2006, pp. 1048-1057.
IEEE DOI Link 0604

Dhar, D.B.[Deeptendu Bikash], Chanda, B.[Bhabatosh],
Extraction and recognition of geographical features from paper maps,
IJDAR(8), No. 4, September 2006, pp. 232-245.
Springer DOI Link 0609

Vincent, L.[Luc],
Taking Online Maps Down to Street Level,
Computer(40), No. 12, December 2007, pp. 118-120.
IEEE DOI Link 0712

Ablameyko, S.V., Bereishik, V., Homenko, M., Lagunovsky, D., Paramonova, N., Patsko, O.,
A Complete System for Interpretation of Color Maps,
IJIG(2), No. 3, July 2002, pp. 453-479. 0207
Earlier: A1, A2, A3, A5, A6, Only:
Automatic/interactive interpretation of color map images,
ICPR02(III: 69-72).
IEEE DOI Link 0211

Ablameyko, S.V., Beregov, B.S., and Kryuchkov, A.N.,
Computer-Aided Cartographical System for Map Digitizing,
ICDAR93(115-118). BibRef 9300

Danciger, J.[Jeff], Devadoss, S.L.[Satyan L.], Mugno, J.[John], Sheehy, D.[Don], Ward, R.[Rachel],
Shape deformation in continuous map generalization,
GeoInfo(13), No. 2, June 2009, pp. xx-yy.
Springer DOI Link 0903
Continuously alter the regions as scale changes maintain topology, relative position, area-ratios. BibRef

Kerle, N., de Leeuw, J.,
Reviving Legacy Population Maps With Object-Oriented Image Processing Techniques,
GeoRS(47), No. 7, July 2009, pp. 2392-2402.
IEEE DOI Link 0906

Neun, M.[Moritz], Burghardt, D.[Dirk], Weibel, R.[Robert],
Automated processing for map generalization using web services,
GeoInfo(13), No. 4, December 2009, pp. xx-yy.
Springer DOI Link 0909
Enhance the map display at the different scales. BibRef

Shaw, T.[Tenzing], Bajcsy, P.[Peter],
Automated image processing of historical maps,
SPIE(Newsroom), February 4, 2011
DOI Link BibRef 1102
Automation of digital historical map analyses,
SPIE(7869), pp. 7869-9, 2011. 1102
A supervised segmentation algorithm enables computers to extract area or boundary length information, advancing historians' understanding of past geographic knowledge. Shapes in old maps differ.. BibRef

Walter, V.[Volker], Luo, F.[Fen],
Automatic interpretation of digital maps,
PandRS(66), No. 4, July 2011, pp. 519-528.
Elsevier DOI Link 1107
Interpretation; Classification; Spatial data mining; Analysis; Recognition BibRef

Michelson, M.[Matthew], Knoblock, C.A.[Craig A.],
Unsupervised information extraction from unstructured, ungrammatical data sources on the World Wide Web,
IJDAR(10), No. 3-4, December 2007, pp. 211-226.
Springer DOI Link 0712

Goel, A.[Aman], Michelson, M.[Matthew], Knoblock, C.A.[Craig A.],
Harvesting maps on the web,
IJDAR(14), No. 4, December 2011, pp. 349-372.
WWW Version. 1112

Chen, M.[Minjie], Xu, M.[Mantao], Franti, P.[Pasi],
Adaptive Context-Tree-Based Statistical Filtering for Raster Map Image Denoising,
MultMed(13), No. 6, 2011, pp. 1195-1207.
IEEE DOI Link 1112
Adaptive filtering of raster map images using optimal context selection,
IEEE DOI Link 1201

Pezeshk, A.[Aria], Tutwiler, R.L.[Richard L.],
Automatic Feature Extraction and Text Recognition From Scanned Topographic Maps,
GeoRS(49), No. 12, December 2011, pp. 5047-5063.
IEEE DOI Link 1201
Extended character defect model for recognition of text from maps,
IEEE DOI Link 1005
Contour Line Recognition and Extraction from Scanned Colour Maps Using Dual Quantization of the Intensity Image,
IEEE DOI Link 0803

Martedi, S.[Sandy], Uchiyama, H.[Hideaki], Enriquez, G.[Guillermo], Saito, H.[Hideo], Miyashita, T.[Tsutomu], Hara, T.[Takenori],
Foldable Augmented Maps,
IEICE(E95-D), No. 1, January 2012, pp. 256-266.
WWW Version. 1201
Folded surface (2 planes) detection and tracking. Overlay visual geographic data on the surface. BibRef

Samet, R.[Refik], Hancer, E.[Emrah],
A new approach to the reconstruction of contour lines extracted from topographic maps,
JVCIR(23), No. 4, May 2012, pp. 642-647.
Elsevier DOI Link 1205
Topographic maps; Contour lines; Gaps and end points; Reconstruction; Geometric properties; Feature extraction; Geophysical image processing; Cartography BibRef

Rieke-Zapp, D.[Dirk], Rosenbauer, R.[Ralph], Ruthishauser, S.[Susanne], Reiterer, A.[Alexander],
Historic Maps and Imagery for Modern Scientific Applications,
PFG(2009), No. 3, 2009, pp. 189-190.
WWW Version. 1211

Horst, T.[Thomas],
Manuscript Maps as Sources for Cultural History and the History of Climatology,
PFG(2009), No. 3, 2009, pp. 191-197.
WWW Version. 1211

Miao, Q.G.[Qi-Guang], Xu, P.F.[Peng-Fei], Liu, T.G.[Tian-Ge], Yang, Y.[Yun], Zhang, J.Y.[Jun-Ying], Li, W.S.[Wei-Sheng],
Linear Feature Separation From Topographic Maps Using Energy Density and the Shear Transform,
IP(22), No. 4, April 2013, pp. 1548-1558.
IEEE DOI Link 1303

Sroka, A.[Adrian], Luckner, M.[Marcin],
Tree Symbols Detection for Green Space Estimation,
Springer DOI Link 1311

Höhn, W.[Winfried],
Detecting Arbitrarily Oriented Text Labels in Early Maps,
Springer DOI Link 1307

Guyomard, J.[Jonathan], Thome, N.[Nicolas], Cord, M.[Matthieu], Artieres, T.[Thierry],
Contextual detection of drawn symbols in old maps,
IEEE DOI Link 1302

Gul, S.[Sadia], Khan, M.F.[Muhammad Faisal],
Automatic Extraction of Contour Lines from Topographic Maps,
IEEE DOI Link 1012

al Zahir, S.[Saif],
Color maps and graphs compression,
IEEE DOI Link 1009

Rabin, J.[Julien], Delon, J.[Julie], Gousseau, Y.[Yann],
Regularization of transportation maps for color and contrast transfer,
IEEE DOI Link 1009

Chen, Y.[Yang], Liu, Y.X.[Yun-Xiang], Fu, Z.P.[Zhan-Ping], Wang, R.S.[Run-Sheng],
Automatic Extracting Residential Areas from Color Scanned Topographical Maps,
IEEE DOI Link 0910

Henderson, T.C.[Thomas C.], Linton, T.[Trevor],
Raster Map Image Analysis,
IEEE DOI Link 0907

Adabala, N.[Neeharika],
Towards Semantics for Map Styles,
Springer DOI Link 0711

Del Rio, N.[Nicholas], da Silva, P.P.[Paulo Pinheiro], Gates, A.Q.[Ann Q.], Salayandia, L.[Leonardo],
Semantic Annotation of Maps Through Knowledge Provenance,
Springer DOI Link 0711

Grana, C.[Costantino], Cucchiara, R.[Rita], Pellacani, G.[Giovanni], Seidenari, S.[Stefania],
Line Detection and Texture Characterization of Network Patterns,
ICPR06(II: 275-278).
IEEE DOI Link 0609

Chiang, Y.Y.[Yao-Yi], Knoblock, C.A.[Craig A.],
Recognition of Multi-oriented, Multi-sized, and Curved Text,
IEEE DOI Link 1111
An Approach for Recognizing Text Labels in Raster Maps,
IEEE DOI Link 1008
Classification of Line and Character Pixels on Raster Maps Using Discrete Cosine Transformation Coefficients and Support Vector Machine,
ICPR06(II: 1034-1037).
IEEE DOI Link 0609
See also Automatic and Accurate Extraction of Road Intersections from Raster Maps. BibRef

Podlasov, A.[Alexey], Ageenko, E.[Eugene],
Extraction and Removal of Layers from Map Imagery Data,
Springer DOI Link 0506

Slabaugh, G.G.[Gregory G.], Mihalef, V., Unal, G.,
A contour-based approach to 3D text labeling on triangulated surfaces,
IEEE DOI Link 0508

Viglino, J.M., Guigues, L.,
Cadastre map assembling: a puzzle game resolution,
IEEE DOI Link 0109

Watanabe, T., Oshitani, T.,
Parallel recognition of roads from urban maps on generation/verification paradigm of hypotheses,
IEEE DOI Link 0109

Katona, E., Hudra, G.,
An interpretation system for cadastral maps,
IEEE DOI Link 9909

Honda, H., Yamamori, K., Kajita, K., Hasegawa, J.,
A System for Automated Generation of Deformed Maps,
MVA98(xx-yy). BibRef 9800

Lalonde, M.[Marc], Li, Y.[Ying],
Contour line extraction from color images of scanned maps,
CIAP97(I: 111-118).
WWW Version. 9709

Reiher, E., Hayne, C., Lalonde, M., Donne, D.[Delle], Li, Y., Zhu, C.,
A System for Efficient and Robust Map Symbol Recognition,
ICPR96(III: 783-787).
IEEE DOI Link 9608
(CRIM, Centre de recherche, CDN) BibRef

Vossepoel, A.M., Schutte, K., Delanghe, C.,
Memory Efficient Skeletonization of Utility Maps,
IEEE DOI Link 9708

Watanabe, T., Zhang, R.[Rui],
Recogniton of Character Strings from Color Urban Map Images on the Basis of Validation Mechanism,
IEEE DOI Link 9708

Fernandes, C.R.C., Leite, N.J.,
Segmentation of nautical chart components using mathematical morphology,
ICIP96(III: 53-56).
IEEE DOI Link 9610

Ebi, N.B.,
Image interpretation of topographic maps on a medium scale via frame-based modelling,
ICIP95(I: 250-253).
IEEE DOI Link 9510

Nebiker, S., and Carosio, A.,
Automatic Extraction adn Structuring of Objects form Scanned Topographic Maps: An Alternative to the Extraction from Aerial and Space Images?,
Ascona95(287-296). Generates buildings and roads. BibRef 9500

Eikvil, L.[Line], Aas, K.[Kjersti], Holden, M.[Marit],
Tools for automatic recognition of character strings in maps,
Springer DOI Link 9509

Maitre, H., Bloch, I., Moissinac, H., and Gouinaud, C.,
Cooperative Use of Aerial Images and Maps for the Interpretation of Urban Scenes,
Ascona95(297-306). BibRef 9500

Quint, F., and Sties, M.,
Map-Based Semantic Modeling for the Extraction of Objects from Aerial Images,
Ascona95(307-316). BibRef 9500

Hsieh, C.C., Chao, H.W., Chen, B., Shih, P.H.,
Automatic interpretation of cadasters by image analysis techniques,
ICIP94(III: 202-206).
IEEE DOI Link 9411
Map analysis. BibRef

Kaichang, D., Zongjian, L., Jian, L.,
A Thematic Map Reading System,
ISPRS92(IV-B4 237-244). BibRef 9200

Kilpelainen, T.,
Automatic Object Recognition in Line Maps,
ISPRS88(IV-B10, 327-336). BibRef 8800

Yaguchi, A., Murakami, H., Kamada, K.,
Automatic Recognition of Road Information on Medium Scale Topographical Maps,
ISPRS88(III-B10, 350-359). BibRef 8800

Mayer, H., Heipke, C., and Maderlechner, G.,
Knowledge-Based Interpretation of Scanned Large-Scale Maps Using Multi-Level Modelling,
ISPRS92(III-B3, 578-585). BibRef 9200

Maderlechner, G., Mayer, H.,
Automated acquisition of geographic information from scanned maps for GIS using frames and semantic networks,
IEEE DOI Link 9410

de Stefano, C., Tortorella, F., Vento, M.,
A Method For The Recognition of Symbols on Geographic Maps,
IEEE DOI Link BibRef 9200

Cordella, L.P., de Stefano, C., Tortorella, F., Vento, M.,
Improving character recognition rate by a multi-net neural classifier,
IEEE DOI Link 9208

Lauterbach, B., Ebi, N., and Besslich, P.,
PROMAP: A System for Analysis of Topographic Maps,
IEEE Abstract. BibRef 9200

Quek, F.K.H., Petro, M.C.,
Interactive map conversion: combining machine vision and human input,
IEEE Abstract. 0403

Antoine, D.,
CIPLAN: A Model-Based System with Original Features for Understanding French Plats,
ICDAR91(647-655). BibRef 9100

Ilg, M.,
Knowledge-Based Understanding of Road Maps and Other Line Images,
ICPR90(I: 282-284).
IEEE DOI Link Road map analysis. BibRef 9000

Seufert, P.,
An Application of Line and Character Recognition in Cartography,
PRIP77(337-343). BibRef 7700

Chapter on OCR, Document Analysis and Character Recognition Systems continues in
Analysis of Maps .

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