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Table 3 GIS derived OSM + ESA variables

From: Residential scene classification for gridded population sampling in developing countries using deep convolutional neural networks on satellite imagery

Variable name Type Number Description
ContainBuildings Binary 1 Whether an SGC contains an OSM building polygon
SemiFitBuild Binary 1 Whether an SGC contains a semi-filtered OSM building polygon
AnyRoad Binary 1 Whether the SGC intersects any OSM road
ResRoad Binary 1 Whether the SGC intersects any OSM road labelled residential
ResPlusUnRoad Binary 1 Whether the SGC intersects any OSM road labelled residential or unlabeled
Glob2015_MajLC Categorical 38 ESA land-cover categories, ranging from “cropland” to “permanent snow and ice”