2021 IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest: Geospatial AI for Social Good

2021 IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest: Geospatial AI for Social Good

The 2021 Data Fusion Contest, organized by the Image Analysis and Data Fusion Technical Committee (IADF TC) of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS), was opened on December 3, 2021. The 2021 Data Fusion Contest consists of two challenge tracks:

  • Track DSE: Detection of Settlements without Electricity

  • Track MSD: Multitemporal Semantic Change Detection

The final phase of Track DSE was from March 1 to March 5, 2021, and that of Track MSD was from March 8 to March 12, 2021. The final ranking is available at

We would like to thank all the participants for their submissions. Evaluation and ranking were conducted by the organizers, who carefully checked all valid submissions. The winners are reported below along with their metrics over the undisclosed ground truth samples.

Winners of Track DSE

1st Place

Team: fengkexin
Members: Yanbiao Ma, Yuxin Li, Kexin Feng, Xueli Geng
Affiliation: Xidian University
Score: 0.8939

2nd Place

Team: WHU_YuXia
Members: Yu Xia, Qi Huang, Hongyan Zhang
Affiliation: Wuhan University
Score: 0.8806

3rd Place

Team: dimartinot
Members: Thomas Di Martino, Maxime Lenormand, Elise Colin Koeniguer
Affiliation: ONERA
Score: 0.8798

3rd Place

Team: JIOJIO
Members: Ruoxian Feng, Mengjiao Wang, Xuanming Zhang, Jun Zhang
Affiliation: Xidian University
Score: 0.8798

Winners of Track MSD

1st Place

Team: AsheLee
Members: Zhuohong Li, Fangxiao Lu, Hongyan Zhang, Guangyi Yang, Liangpei Zhang
Affiliation: Wuhan University
Score: 0.6772

2nd Place

Team: tulilin
Members: Lilin Tu, Jiayi Li, Xin Huang
Affiliation: Wuhan University
Score: 0.6657

3rd Place

Team: baoqianyue
Members: Qianyue Bao, Yang Liu, Zixiao Zhang, Dafan Chen
Affiliation: Xidian University
Score: 0.6445

4th Place

Team: EVER
Members: Zhuo Zheng, Junjue Wang, Yinhe Liu, Shiqi Tian, Yanfei Zhong, Ailong Ma
Affiliation: Wuhan University
Score: 0.6435

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