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3D modeling for an airplane with close-range sequence images
Author(s): Qinghong Sheng; Jianqing Zhang; Zheng Ji; Lihua Xu
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a method of 3D modeling for an airplane based on the typical theory of close-range photogrammetry and the principle of the multi-ocular vision in computer vision, including two main steps: computation of image parameters and creation of 3D airplane model. Because the taken images are provided with the characteristics of short-baseline and multi-images, multi-baseline stereo matching technique should be applied to solve the problems of the distortion discordance between close-range and far-range images in the close-range photogrammetry and dissatisfied intersection angle. In this way, it could greatly enhance the automatization and reliability of matching. After the image parameters are calculated, the 3D spatial coordinates of discrete points on the airplane surface are computed by forward intersection of multi-images. A Delaunay Triangle Network (DTN, satisfying the Circle Rule of DTAD) with boundary constraint is constructed from the points. Among the process, the idea of the partition of surface pieces based on spatial structure relationship is applied. Real three dimension airplane model is visualized in OpenGL finally. Experiment shows that this method of modeling for an airplane provides high precision results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 December 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6045, MIPPR 2005: Geospatial Information, Data Mining, and Applications, 60450G (2 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.650362
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Qinghong Sheng, Wuhan Univ. (China)
Jianqing Zhang, Wuhan Univ. (China)
Zheng Ji, Wuhan Univ. (China)
Lihua Xu, Southwest Agricultural Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6045:
MIPPR 2005: Geospatial Information, Data Mining, and Applications

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