MOVING WINDOW SEGMENTATION FRAMEWORK FOR POINT CLOUDS
- 1Geomatics Division, School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701, South Africa
- 2Optical and Laser Remote Sensing, Delft University of Technology, P.O.Box 5058, 2600GB Delft, The Netherlands
Keywords: Algorithm, Segmentation, Lidar, Point Cloud
Abstract. As lidar point clouds become larger streamed processing becomes more attractive. This paper presents a framework for the streamed segmentation of point clouds with the intention of segmenting unstructured point clouds in real-time. The framework is composed of two main components. The first component segments points within a window shifting over the point cloud. The second component stitches the segments within the windows together. In this fashion a point cloud can be streamed through these two components in sequence, thus producing a segmentation. The algorithm has been tested on airborne lidar point cloud and some results of the performance of the framework are presented.