The practice of determining the geometric properties of objects from photographic images.

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Looking for an “introduction to photogrammetry” book with a well documented chapter on UAV

I would like to recommend a book for my students to learn the basis of photogrammetry. I've read "Introduction to modern photogrammetry", 2001, from Mikhaïl, Bethel and McGlone. Unfortunately, the ...
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What Open Source (command line/API) method is there to orthorectify and georeference an aerial image given telemetry data?

How can I take an image and orthorectify it automatically with open source software? The information associated with each image is: camera specs latitude, longitude, elevation of the camera ...
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3D photography visualisation and data acquisition

Couple of years back, i remember seeing a demo on web from Microsoft (i think it was) which showed a web application which was displaying what i would describe as a "cloud" of terrestrial survey ...
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Aerial photogrammetry book with all the math

Can anyone recommend a book that hits all the math for the general situation of doing serious photogrammetry calculations on aerial photographs? Particularly an inexpensive book or one I can get ...
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Aerial Photograph Footprint Size Calculation

I was wondering what an easy formula to calculate the dimensions of the ground covered by an aerial photograph. I know the following: camera sensor size (mm x mm) camera focal length (mm) height ...
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DEM generation from ASTER L1B imagery using FOSS

Is there any (photogrammetric or other) FOSS package to support the generation of a DEM from ASTER L1B products (i.e. combining the spectral bands 3N and 3B)? Are there any practical examples or/and ...
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Stereo Analyst & ArcGIS 10.1 - volume calculation

I use to perform analysis and imagery exploitation with the software above. I have created a Stereo Analyst report with some 3d polygon by a stereoscopic block. How do I calculate the volume of some ...
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Direct Georeferencing with X,Y,Z and Omega, Phi, Kappa

I have images taken from plane, it's longitude, latitude, elevation, omega, phi, kappa. I suppose that earth is flat (I don't need any DEM on that stage) and I want to calculate how image is nailed to ...
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Which Software can derive building footprints from imagery?

I'm looking for a software solution that can process large areas of imagery to produce building footprints. For the area of interest, I can source either satellite stereo pairs or oblique imagery. I ...
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Create DEM from cartosat stereo pairs?

I have two carstosat stereo pair images. All i need to do is to extract DEM from those. So, i tried it doing with OSGeo4W. but i didn't succeeded in it. So IS there any other softwares or opensource ...
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QGIS, point clouds and photogrammetry

I'm trying to use photogrammetry and Structure from Motion to record buildings, and I'm looking for a way to bring these into a format usable in GIS, in particular pointclouds and models of terrain, ...
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Stereoscopy Software

I'm learning the Manual Photogrammetry process, Stereoscopy, to Process UAV Imagery. I'd like to know about others software, especially open source or low cost. ERDAS Imagine, Erdas Extensions for ...
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Is there an alternative for ERDAS IMAGINE AutoSync (eventuelly for QuantumGis)?

I had the possibility to work with a Demo-Version of the ERDAS IMAGINE module AutoSync. I have different geo-rasters (i.e. geoTIFFs) produced by UAV photography and which have to be matched the best ...
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Photogrametry using e-Foto (Stereo Plotter, Stereo Imagery, Stereoscopy)

I'm learning Photogrametry with Stereo-view using e-Foto (http://www.efoto.eng.uerj.br/en). At the end, I want to know how to do Photogrametry via Stereoscopy in PC with Anaglyph Glasses. I could ...
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3D roof polygon creation from polylines in ARCGIS 10.1

I am Working in arcgis 10.1,I would like to create roof polygons from lines, the lines are captured with photogrammetry technique. As per my requirement I have found tool "3D Building Generator ...
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Star Markers - unable to get tie points in Inpho Match-AT

What do the star markers mean in Trimble's Inpho Match-AT software, specifically in the multi-photo measurement feature? I have been unable to generate tie points in an aerial triangulation in photos ...
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LiDAR data for Palawan (Philippines)

Is there any public or private sources of LIDAR data for San Paul river in Palawan (Philippines)? Searching online has not lead me to any sources, and I am unsure how the commercial world of LIDAR ...
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Is there an accepted model of refraction affects on aerial photography

As I understand it the changes in atmospheric density as light moves through the atmosphere causes the light to bend. That means that if you are trying to calculate the location of a point on the ...
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Orthorectification errors in ArcMap when including RPC data

I am trying to orthorectify satellite imagery with a DEM in ArcMap. I have already georeferenced the raster. The imagery came with an RPC TXT file, but when I change the name of the RPC file to match ...
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Why could imagery lose radiometric resolution after orthoresampling in ERDAS Photogrammetry

I have some issues with orthoresampling images in ERDAS Photogrammetry (formerly LPS). I've set up two different image blocks (including orientation and camera paramters) and created multiple digital ...
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Software for image orientation (aerial triangulation)

I'm trying find a software which can orient an UAV Imagery using GCPs (Ground control points in UTM Coordinates system) and Camera calibration (only camera focal length, p1,p2, k0, k1, k2, k3 and ...
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Inpho Match-AT (Application Master - Multi photo measurement)

I am new to Inpho Match-AT software and trying to do ground control measurement in Multi photo measurement. I am unable to display the outline in the overview and also the image list is not shown ...