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Scene Classification using Localized Histogram of Oriented Gradients Method

Md. Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz


Scene classification is an important and elementary problem in image understanding. It deals with large number of scenes in order to discover the common structure shared by all the scenes in a class. It is used in medical science (X-Ray, ECG and Endoscopy etc), criminal detection, gender classification, skin classification, facial image classification, generating weather information from satellite image; identify vegetation types, anthropogenic structures, mineral resources, or transient changes in any of these properties. In this paper, at first we propose a feature extraction method named LHOG or Localized HOG. We consider that an image contains some important region which helps to find similarity with same class of images. We generate local information from an image via our proposed LHOG method. Then by combing all the local information we generate the global descriptor using Bag of Feature (BoF) method which is finally used to represent and classify an image accurately and efficiently. In classification purpose, we use Support Vector Machine (SVM) that analyze data and recognize patterns. The basic SVM takes a set of input data and predicts, for each given input, which of two possible classes forms the output. In our paper, we use six different classes of images.

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