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Large-scale 3D city modeling based on multiviewed laser range images and existing maps
Author(s): Xiaoyong Chen; Yoshito Miyatsuka; Yoshiaki Takahashi; Shunji Murai
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Paper Abstract

The increasing need for describing 3D spatial data in urban areas has led to the development of 3D city models or more widely 3D GIS. Recently, the airborne remote sensing industry has supplied a new way for fast acquisition of 3D spatial data with high densities and increased accuracy at lower cost. At mean time, exiting maps and 2D spatial databases have also supplied a well-organized infrastructure to be used for 3D data extension. In this paper, a integrated method for large scale 3D-city modeling based on multi-viewed laser range images and existing maps is presented, in which we want to integrate different kinds of data from multi-sources, optimizing the different algorithms, and to find a suitable way for operationally generating 3D spatial databases and reducing the related cost and time. Finally, an example is given to demonstrate the operational applicability of the suggested approach.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3174, Videometrics V, (7 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279800
Show Author Affiliations
Xiaoyong Chen, Asia Air Survey Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Yoshito Miyatsuka, Asia Air Survey Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Yoshiaki Takahashi, Asia Air Survey Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Shunji Murai, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3174:
Videometrics V
Sabry F. El-Hakim, Editor(s)

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