Dejan Vukadinov, Raka Jovanovic, Milan Tuba



An Algorithm for Coastline Extraction from Satellite Imagery

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Monitoring of coastline areas facilitates landscape development, sea transport, sea-level rise, changes in coastal areas and other important activities so it is very important that coastline extraction is quick and precise. In the past coastline extraction consisted of two stages: high-resolution images were captured from airplane and then coastline was drawn based on these images. This operation was slow compared to today’s modern techniques such as satellite images and image processing. In this paper we proposed a new technique for coastline extracting from satellite images. The proposed procedure is based on locally adaptive thresholds and Canny edge detection. Experimental results have shown that the proposed method was fast and accurate.


Coastline extraction, histogram matching, Gaussian filter, locally adaptive thresholding, Canny edge detector


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Dejan Vukadinov, Raka Jovanovic, Milan Tuba. (2017) Resilient Sociotechnical, Cyber-Physical, Software-Intensive Systems of Systems. International Journal of Computers, 2 , 8-15


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