ground truth


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ground truth

n.
1. Factual data as ascertainable through direct observation rather than through inference from remote sensing.
2. The reality of a situation as experienced firsthand rather than by report: The regime claims to be winning, but the ground truth is that the rebels are making steady gains.
Translations
réalité de terrain
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These four collections contain a total of 50 real documents images (37 handwritten and 13 printed) coming from the collections of several libraries, with the associated ground truth images.
This is achieved here by correcting the raw gridded data with a correction function corresponding to the simple linear regression between it and ground truth, or by using a multilinear regression involving two complementary gridded sources of data.
The recall is the probability that all the ground truth objects are recognized.
According to CBS News, the essence of the Ground Truth project is marrying Google's real-world information with data sets from sources such as cities, census operations and postal address databases.
The couple founded Ground Truth Trekking to better communicate the impact of climate change to the public via first-hand accounts, stunning photographs, videos and scientific assessments (he has a Ph.
The update is part of a project called Ground Truth that began in 2008.
Ground truth number one is that the time is long past when politics stopped at our borders and foreign policy reflected a bilateral consensus.
Google is working on a new generation of mapping technology called Project Ground Truth, after it was revealed that its existing Google Maps app will not feature in the latest Apple software update.
In an attempt to ground truth the magnetic anomaly, the exploration team visited one of the few outcrops and were pleased to locate a number of hematite rich outcrops on the edges of a magnetic quartzite unit.
It was an important time to visit the islands as Parliament needs the ground truth of what is needed there to assist them and help avoid any future conflict.
Ground Truth Exploration, the Company's staking and soil sampling contractor, has 50 people divided into ten helicopter supported crews.
The study is conducted on Landsat and SPOT images and the results are validated using ground truth data.