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Author Lluis Pere de las Heras; David Fernandez; Ernest Valveny; Josep Llados; Gemma Sanchez
Title Unsupervised wall detector in architectural floor plan Type Conference Article
Year 2013 Publication 12th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition Abbreviated Journal
Volume Issue Pages 1245-1249
Abstract Wall detection in floor plans is a crucial step in a complete floor plan recognition system. Walls define the main structure of buildings and convey essential information for the detection of other structural elements. Nevertheless, wall segmentation is a difficult task, mainly because of the lack of a standard graphical notation. The existing approaches are restricted to small group of similar notations or require the existence of pre-annotated corpus of input images to learn each new notation. In this paper we present an automatic wall segmentation system, with the ability to handle completely different notations without the need of any annotated dataset. It only takes advantage of the general knowledge that walls are a repetitive element, naturally distributed within the plan and commonly modeled by straight parallel lines. The method has been tested on four datasets of real floor plans with different notations, and compared with the state-of-the-art. The results show its suitability for different graphical notations, achieving higher recall rates than the rest of the methods while keeping a high average precision.
Address Washington; USA; August 2013
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ISSN 1520-5363 ISBN Medium (up)
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Notes DAG; 600.061; 600.056; 600.045 Approved no
Call Number Admin @ si @ HFV2013 Serial 2319
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