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GEOENGINE - Airborne Data Acquisition

Airborne Data Acquisition (2nd semester)
Instructor Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Fritsch / Dr.-Ing. M. Cramer
Lecture Wednesday / weekly 10:45 - 12:15 Room: M2.370
Wednesday / weekly 12:15 - 13:00 Room: M2.370
Course Contents
airborne sensors (camera, laser, radar, GPS/inertial systems), sensor orientation, image data processing, interior and exterior orientation, orthophoto generation, aerial triangulation, 3D digital elevation models, virtual city models
Elementary knowledge of photogrammetry, film-based imaging, definition of orientation parameters (interior, exterior, relative), spatial resection, orthophoto generation, photogrammetric mapping applications, elementary knowledge in remote sensing
References (Monographs, Journals)
  • Fritsch, D. (03,05,07): Photogrammetric Week'0X. Wichmann Verlag, Heidelberg.
  • Mikhail, E.M., Bethel, J.S. , McGlone, J.C. (2001): Introduction to Modern Photogrammetry. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 479 p.
  • Schenk, T. (1999): Digital Photogrammetry. Vol. I, TerraScience, Laurelville, 428 p.


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16-Apr-2014 Brief Overview, Introduction
23-Apr-2014 Brief Overview, Introduction, cont
23-Apr-2014 Math Relations, Central Perspective
30-Apr-2014 Math Relations
07-May-2014 Math Relations, cont
07-May-2014 Exercise Interior Orientation
14-May-2014 Camera Calibration
21-May-2014 Bundle Block Adjustment
21-May-2014 Exercise Exterior Orientation
28-May-2014 Digital Mapping Cameras
18-Jun-2014 Digital Mapping Cameras, part 2
23-Jun-2014 Math Relations, final
25-Jun-2014 Cameras, Photogrammetric Restitution
25-Jun-2014 Exercise GNSS - Inertial Systems & Direct Georeferencing
02-Jul-2014 Cameras, Photogrammetric Restitution
02-Jul-2014 LiDAR
09-Jul-2014 Lab: Accuracy of Photogrammetric Bundle Adjustment
09-Jul-2014 Lab: Orthophotogenartion, Integrated Field Work 2014


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Lab - Bundle Adjustment


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