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Interactive photogrammetric system for mapping 3D objects
Author(s): Dave E. Knopp
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Paper Abstract

Typical photogrammetric mapping systems could well be called 2-1/2-dimensional since they collect data for presentation on two dimensional maps by treating elevation as an attribute. However, in close-range photogrammetric applications, there is often the need to collect and utilize truly three dimensional data. Because of this, a new system, FoTo-G has been developed for three dimensional photogrammetric mapping applications. It is a production oriented software system designed to work with the highly unconventional photogrammetric image configurations which- result when photographing 3D objects. This paper describes several innovative and novel concepts which have been utilized to overcome traditional limitations and avoid common pitfalls.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1395, Close-Range Photogrammetry Meets Machine Vision, 13952L (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2294336
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Dave E. Knopp, Vexcel Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1395:
Close-Range Photogrammetry Meets Machine Vision
Armin Gruen; Emmanuel P. Baltsavias, Editor(s)

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