Benthic habitat classification using multiscale GEOBIA on orthophoto images of Karimunjawa waters

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Yahya Dwikarsa
Abdul Basith


The scale value is an important part of the segmentation stage which is part of Object-Based Image Analysis (OBIA). Selection of scale value can determine the size of the object which affects the results of classification accuracy. In addition to setting the scale value (multiscale), selection of machine learning algorithm applied to classify shallow water benthic habitat objects can also determine the success of the classification. Combination of setting scale values and classification algorithms are aimed to get optimal results by examining classification accuracies. This study uses orthophoto images processed from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) mission intended to capture benthic habitat in Karimunjawa waters. The classification algorithms used are Support Vector Machine (SVM), Bayes, and K-Nearest Neighbors (KNN). The results of the classification of combination are then tested for accuracy based on the sample and Training Test Area (TTA) masks. The result shows that SVM algorithm with scale of 300 produces the best level of accuracy. While the lowest accuracy is achieved by using SVM algorithm with scale of 100. The result shows that the optimal scale settings in segmenting objects sequentially are 300, 200, and 100


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Dwikarsa, Y., & Basith, A. (2021). Benthic habitat classification using multiscale GEOBIA on orthophoto images of Karimunjawa waters. Communications in Science and Technology, 6(1), 55-59.


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