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Volume 21, Issue 4 - Dec 2013
Volume 21, Issue 3 - Sep 2013
Volume 21, Issue 2 - Jun 2013
Volume 21, Issue 1 - Mar 2013
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A Study on Bicycle Route Selection Considering Topographical Characteristics
Yang, Jung Lan ; Jun, Chul Min ;
Journal of Korean Society for Geospatial Information System, volume 21, issue 3, 2013, Pages 3~9
DOI : 10.7319/kogsis.2013.21.3.003
As interest in green growth picks up, the importance of bicycles which are an environment friendly means of communication has been magnified. However, bicycle routes which are the base of bicycles are designed without considering topographic elements and thus many users are experiencing inconvenience in using bicycles. The present study presents a routing technique to select optimal routes when selecting routes in commuting to school utilizing bicycles. To this end, a formula for optimum route calculation considering slope and intersections was drawn and a method to select optimum routes by applying modified Dijkstra Algorithms was studied. According to the results, the bicycle routes for commuting to school should be selected by the shortest time rather than the shortest distances to the destination, because it required reach the destination faster. Therefore when selecting the routes, it must be based on the shortest time considering waiting time due to crosswalks or crossroads and speed variations due to slopes.
A Study on Detection of Deforested Land Using Aerial Photographs
Ham, Bo Young ; Lee, Chun Yong ; Byun, Hye Kyung ; Min, Byoung Keol ;
Journal of Korean Society for Geospatial Information System, volume 21, issue 3, 2013, Pages 11~17
DOI : 10.7319/kogsis.2013.21.3.011
With high social demands for the diverse utilizations of forest lands, the illegal forest land use changes have increased. We studied change detection technique to detect changes in forest land use using an object-oriented segmentation of RED bands differencing in multi-temporal aerial photographs. The new object-oriented segmentation method consists of the 5 steps, "Image Composite - Segmentation - Reshaping - Noise Remover - Change Detection". The method enabled extraction of deforested objects by selecting a suitable threshold to determine whether the objects was divided or merged, based on the relations between the objects, spectral characteristics and contextual information from multi-temporal aerial photographs. The results found that the object-oriented segmentation method detected 12% of changes in forest land use, with 96% of the average detection accuracy compared by visual interpretation. Therefore this research showed that the spatial data by the object-oriented segmentation method can be complementary to the one by a visual interpretation method, and proved the possibility of automatically detecting and extracting changes in forest land use from multi-temporal aerial photographs.
Automatic Measurement Method of Traffic Signs Using Image Recognition and Photogrammetry Technology
Chang, Sang Kyu ; Kim, Jin Soo ;
Journal of Korean Society for Geospatial Information System, volume 21, issue 3, 2013, Pages 19~25
DOI : 10.7319/kogsis.2013.21.3.019
Recently, more accurate database information of facilities is being required, with the increase in importance of urban road facility management. Therefore, this study proposed how to automatically detect particular traffic signs necessary for efficient construction of road facility DB. For this study, central locations of facilities were searched, after recognition and automatic detection of particular traffic signs through an image. Then, coordinate values of traffic signs calculated in the study were compared with real coordinate values, in order to evaluate the accuracy of traffic sign locations which were finally detected. Computer vision technology was used in recognizing and detecting traffic signs through OPEN CV-based coding, and photogrammetry was used in calculating accurate locations of detected traffic signs. For the experiment, circular road signal(No Parking) and triangular road signal(Crosswalk) were chosen out of various kinds of road signals. The research result showed that the circular road signal had a nearly 50cm error value, and the triangular road signal had a nearly 60cm error value, when comparing the calculated coordinates with the real coordinates. Though this result is not satisfactory, it is considered that there would be no problem to find locations of traffic signs.
Evacuation Suitability Assessment of Shelters in Disaster Risk Districts of Changwon City
Son, Se Ryeon ; Yoo, Hwan Hee ;
Journal of Korean Society for Geospatial Information System, volume 21, issue 3, 2013, Pages 27~35
DOI : 10.7319/kogsis.2013.21.3.027
This study intends to analyze the accessibility to the evacuation shelters according to pedestrian characteristics for Shinpo-district and Haewoon district, Masan Happo-gu, Changwon, designated as Disaster Risk Districts(Typhoon and Storm Surge Risk Zones) due to the typhoon and surge disasters of the past such as Typhoon RUSA or MAEMI. Evacuation speed was analyzed by dividing the types of evacuees into children, general adults, and the aged people by considering physical conditions. In the case of Haewoon district, currently designated evacuation shelters appeared to be appropriate. But in the case of Sinpo district, over 50% of designated Disaster Risk Districts appeared to be evacuation-vulnerable zones in the case of the aged. Therefore, three additional shelters were designated to complement these problems. The results reveal that the problems about the evacuation-vulnerable zones in the case of the existing designated shelters, appeared to be improved. It is expected that the results, obtained in this study will be utilized to establish the complementary measures to analyze the evacuation risk and solve the problems.
Catchment Similarity Assessment Based on Catchment Characteristics of GIS in Geum River Catchments, Korea
Lee, Hyo Sang ; Park, Ki Soon ; Jung, Sung Heuk ; Choi, Seuk Keun ;
Journal of Korean Society for Geospatial Information System, volume 21, issue 3, 2013, Pages 37~46
DOI : 10.7319/kogsis.2013.21.3.037
Similarity measure of catchments is essential for regionalization studies, which provide in depth analysis in hydrological response and flood estimations at ungauged catchments. However, this similarity measure is often biased to the selected catchments and is not clearly explained in hydrological sense. This study applied a type of hydrological similarity distance measure-Flood Estimation Handbook to 25 Geum River catchments, Korea. Three Catchment Characteristics, Area(A)-Annual precipitation(SAAR)-SCS Curve Number(CN), are used in Euclidian distance measures. Furthermore, six index of Flow Duration Curve are applied to clustering analysis of SPSS. The catchments` grouping of hydrological similarity measures suggests three groups (H1, H2 and H3) and the four catchments are not grouped in this study. The clustering analysis of FDC provides four Groups; F1, F2, F3 and F4. The six catchments (out of seven) of H1 are grouped in F1, while Sangyeogyo is grouped in F2. The four catchments (out of six) of H2 are also grouped in F2, while Cheongju and Guryong are grouped in F1. The catchments of H3 are categorized in F1. The authors examine the results (H1, H2 and H3) of similarity measure based on catchment physical descriptors with results (F1 and F2) of clustering based on catchment hydrological response. The results of hydrological similarity measures are supported by clustering analysis of FDC. This study shows a potential of hydrological catchment similarity measures in Korea.
A Study on Construction of Real Estate Development Map using the Road Name Address Map
Yang, Sung Chul ;
Journal of Korean Society for Geospatial Information System, volume 21, issue 3, 2013, Pages 47~54
DOI : 10.7319/kogsis.2013.21.3.047
Real estate development promotes the efficient management of the land and has immense impact on national economy. So, it is necessary to establish a comprehensive policy by accumulating related information. Real estate development map must have the information about a parcel and adjacent parcel to make it possible to analysis in spatial domain, because error will be manifested in analysis using only real estate attribute information. This can be allocate the attribute of public management information about real estate on cadastral information and spatial information for social infrastructure and buildings. Especially, it must maintain the latest information of changes in the shape and the attributes of the buildings. This study suggested a method for developing a real estate development map based on road name address map and a method to maintain the latest information through the connection with related systems.
A Study on Automatic Detection of Speed Bump by using Mathematical Morphology Image Filters while Driving
Joo, Yong Jin ; Hahm, Chang Hahk ;
Journal of Korean Society for Geospatial Information System, volume 21, issue 3, 2013, Pages 55~62
DOI : 10.7319/kogsis.2013.21.3.055
This paper aims to detect Speed Bump by using Omni-directional Camera and to suggest Real-time update scheme of Speed Bump through Vision Based Approach. In order to detect Speed Bump from sequence of camera images, noise should be removed as well as spot estimated as shape and pattern for speed bump should be detected first. Now that speed bump has a regular form of white and yellow area, we extracted speed bump on the road by applying erosion and dilation morphological operations and by using the HSV color model. By collecting huge panoramic images from the camera, we are able to detect the target object and to calculate the distance through GPS log data. Last but not least, we evaluated accuracy of obtained result and detection algorithm by implementing SLAMS (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping system).
Analysis of Satellite Images to Estimate Forest Biomass
Lee, Hyun Jik ; Ru, Ji Ho ; Yu, Young Geol ;
Journal of Korean Society for Geospatial Information System, volume 21, issue 3, 2013, Pages 63~71
DOI : 10.7319/kogsis.2013.21.3.063
This study calculated vegetation indexes such as SR, NDVI, SAVI, and LAI to figure out correlations regarding vegetation by using high resolution KOMPSAT-2 images and LANDSAT images based on the forest biomass distribution map that utilized field survey data, satellite images and LiDAR data and then analyzed correlations between their values and forest biomass. The analysis results reveal that the vegetation indexes of high resolution KOMPSAT-2 images had higher correlations than those of LANDSAT images and that NDVI recorded high correlations among the vegetation indexes. In addition, the study analyzed the characteristics of hyperspectral images by using the COMIS of STSAT-3 and Hyperion images of a similar sensor, EO-1, and further the usability of biomass estimation in hyperspectral images by comparing vegetation index, which had relatively high correlations with biomass, with the vegetation indexes of LANDSAT with the same GSD conditions.