InterCloud

InterCloud is an open-source, distributed framework for automatic interpretation of remote sensing and medical image data built on top of Hadoop. This new system can be understood as a functional and architectural redesign of the first version of InterIMAGE. InterCloud delivers some important features for automatically interpreting big data using expert knowledge. It:

  1. Enables the user to embed expert knowledge into the system intuitively through the definition of semantic networks and rule sets defined in a high-level programming language; 
  2. Allows programmers to extend the system by adding their own algorithms straight forwardly;
  3. Delivers the robustness of MapReduce for cluster computing without the complexity of handling the Hadoop programming language.

InterCloud and its source code is available upon request.

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If you use the InterCloud in any of your experiments or researches that lead to a scientific publication, please cite the one or more of the following papers:

InterCloud Framework: Ferreira, R.S.; Bentes, C.; Costa, G.A.O.P.; Oliveira, D.A.B.; Happ, P.N.; Feitosa, R.Q; Gamba, P. A Set of Methods to Support Object-Based Distributed Analysis of Large Volumes of Earth Observation Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, v. 10, p. 681-690, 2017.

Segmentation: Happ, P.N.; Costa, G.A.O.P.; Bentes, C.; Feitosa, R.Q; Ferreira, R.S.; Farias, R. A Cloud Computing Strategy for Region-Growing Segmentation. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, v. 9, p. 5294-5303, 2016.

Data Mining: Quirita, V.A.A.; Costa, G.A.O.P.; Happ, P.N.; Feitosa, R.Q.; Ferreira, R.S.; Oliveira, D.A.B.; Plaza, A. A New Cloud Computing Architecture for the Classification of Remote Sensing Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, v. 10, p. 409-416, 2017.

Parallelism Analysis: Costa, G.A.O.P; Bentes, C.; Ferreira, R.S.; Feitosa, R.Q.; Oliveira, D.A.B. Exploiting Different Types of Parallelism in Distributed Analysis of Remote Sensing Data. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, v. 14, p. 1-5, 2017.