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Digital Photogrammetry On An Advanced Data And Picture Transformation System (ADAPTS)
Author(s): Venkat Devarajan; Mark C. Heslep
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Paper Abstract

Digital Photogrammetry is a recently developed area in which classical photogrammetric algorithms are applied to digitized high resolution imagery instead of using film mensuration. The major advantages of this technique are flexibility in such staple photogrammetric operations such as pass and control point selection, data reduction and the ability to enhance images digitally before measurements are made. Disadvantages include large amounts of storage required to perform many of the photogrammetric tasks and image display and review capabilities required to perform these tasks - all in a cost effective manner. In this paper we describe the architecture of a system with all the attributes of speed, storage, cost and flexibility. The characteristics of this advanced data and picture transformation system (ADAPTS) that are especially tuned to the digital photogrammetry will be highlighted. Examples of at least three photogrammetric applications will be provided. The role of these digital photogrammetric techniques in visual system data base development (a unique non-cartographic application) will be described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 1987
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0757, Methods of Handling and Processing Imagery, (3 June 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940052
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Venkat Devarajan, LTV Missiles and Electronics Group (United States)
Mark C. Heslep, LTV Missiles and Electronics Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0757:
Methods of Handling and Processing Imagery
Julian Marshall, Editor(s)

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