7. Reasoning Methods for Handling Uncertain Information in Land Cover Mapping

  1. Rodolphe Devillers and
  2. Robert Jeansoulin
  1. Alexis Comber,
  2. Richard Wadsworth and
  3. Peter Fisher

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612156.ch7

Fundamentals of Spatial Data Quality

Fundamentals of Spatial Data Quality

How to Cite

Comber, A., Wadsworth, R. and Fisher, P. (2006) Reasoning Methods for Handling Uncertain Information in Land Cover Mapping, in Fundamentals of Spatial Data Quality (eds R. Devillers and R. Jeansoulin), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470612156.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781905209569

Online ISBN: 9780470612156

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Keywords:

  • various formalisms;
  • uncertain information;
  • geographic information;
  • endorsement theory;
  • cartographic uncertainty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Uncertainty

  • Well-defined objects: error, probability, and Bayes

  • Poorly-defined objects: spatial extent, vagueness, and fuzzy-set theory

  • Poorly defined specification: ambiguity, discord, non-specificity and expert knowledge

  • Conclusion

  • References