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Metric Potentials Of Simple Cameras In Close Range Photogrammetry
Author(s): H. M. Karara
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Paper Abstract

Close-range photogrammetry has experienced considerable growth during the past few years, and have shown potential for even. greater growth in the future. The increased acceptance of properly calibrated non-metric data acquisition systems such as simple (non-metric) cameras, T.V., and X-rays in photogrammetric work is expected to open the door for many engineers and scientists to make full use of the technical and economical advantages of photogrammetry. The author presents a number of examples to illustrate the metric potentials of simple cameras in close-range photogrammetry, and discusses the various approaches used. To ensure reliable and precise results, three basic requirements must be fulfilled: careful calibration of the camera, sufficient control in the object space, and the use of the analytical approach in data reduction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1971
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0026, Quantitative Imagery in the Biomedical Sciences I, (1 June 1971); doi: 10.1117/12.975331
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H. M. Karara, University of Illinois (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0026:
Quantitative Imagery in the Biomedical Sciences I
Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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