Close-Range Sensing: Analysis and Applications
Terms of Reference
- Investigation of systems and algorithms for real-time imaging
- Development, evaluation and promotion of vision metrology technology with special consideration of CAD/CAAD and spatial information systems
- Integration of three-dimensional modeling concepts into image analysis processes
- Integration of multiple sensors and data fusion for advanced object extraction
- Design and development of image sequence analysis procedures
- Development of vision-based techniques for visualization, virtual environments and animation
- Support and promotion of a variety of existing and potential applications, such as industrial, heritage, mobile mapping, medical, biomechanics and robotics
WORKING GROUPS of ISPRS COMMISSION V
INTERCOMMISSION WGs of ISPRS COMMISSION V
ICWG V/I - Integrated Systems for Mobile Mapping
ICWG V/I Terms of Reference
- Integrated Navigation systems for direct georeferencing.
- Integration with other data sources, in particular laser scanners data.
- Data fusion of land and airborne mobile mapping systems.
- Emerging intelligent processing techniques
- Future trends in the development of ISMM and Mobile Mapping Systems (MMS).
- New areas of ISMM applications
WG V/1 - Industrial Vision Metrology Systems and Applications
Frank van den Heuvel
WG V/1 Terms of Reference
- Passive and active vision systems for industrial metrology, automation in vision metrology, image engineering.
- Multi-sensor and hybrid systems.
- Sensor and system calibration, accuracy assessment and verification, discussion of standards.
- Free-form surface measurement techniques, illumination and projection methods (structured light, illumination algorithms).
- On-line and real-time systems, dynamic and high-speed processes.
- Machine vision, industrial quality control and industrial robotics.
- CAD/CAM integration and modelling, use of domain knowledge for automation
- New application fields.
- Cooperation with CMSC (Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference) and national/international standards organizations.
- Integration of system manufacturers and service providers
WG V/2 - Cultural Heritage Documentation
Regional Coord. Fareast - CIPA representative
Regional Coord. Neareast/Mideast
Regional Coord. Africa
WG V/2 Terms of Reference
- Development and integration of close-range vision techniques and spatial information systems for recording, mapping, 3D modelling and visualization of structures of architectural significance and objects of importance to the cultural heritage.
- Promotion of innovative technologies and development of new products in support of archaeology, architecture and conservation for imaging, data processing, modelling, visualization, archiving and information management.
- Integration of computer graphics with close-range vision techniques for digital archives or Virtual Reality museums.
- Development and integration of close-range imagery with aerial and satellite images, and spatial information systems to enhance 3D reconstruction and documentation of areas, monuments and buildings for cultural heritage.
- Development of strategies and best practices for longtime storage and archiving of digital imagery for documentation of Cultural Heritage.
- Development of low-cost and rapid techniques in documentation and monitoring of the cultural heritage.
- Development of standard procedures and products in cooperation with related disciplines.
- Promotion and use of Internet techniques, VR techniques and animation techniques to facilitate promotion of cultural heritage.
- Close cooperation with related disciplines, and with national and international groups (e.g. CIPA), as well as ISPRS WGs and regional groups
WG V/3 - Terrestrial Laserscanning
WG V/3 Terms of Reference
- Automated techniques for sensor orientation, including practical evaluation of registration algorithms.
- Scene classification and feature extraction (in collaboration with WG III/3 - Vosselman/Brenner).
- Integration with other data sources, particularly imagery for texture mapping, and other sensors for observing exterior orientation elements.
- Modelling of systematic error sources and development of calibration procedures.
- Modelling laser scanner measurement processes internal and external to the instrument.
- Practical application of terrestrial laser scanners for engineering, cultural heritage recording, forestry and other applications.
- Collaboration with FIG Task Force 6.1.5 'Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Deformation Monitoring'
WG V/4 - Virtual Reality and Computer Animation
Regional Coord. Asia
WG V/4 Terms of Reference
- Increasing the automation in VE contents creation; streamlining the process of creating complex environments from multiple data sources; defining and assessing accuracy requirements.
- Real-time visualization and interactive manipulation of detailed and highly textured surfaces; defining and assessing realism and level of details requirements.
- Use of photogrammetric and computer vision techniques for the dynamic analysis of human motion and the animations of virtual characters.
- Promotion of VR applications from reconstructed 3D scenes and human characters, requiring 3D models created with photogrammetric techniques, or with other integrated techniques.
- Location based services (combination of mobile computational capabilities, imaging capabilities, positioning devices and network access), applications for virtual and augmented reality techniques and mobile information systems.
- Collaboration with computer graphics, computer vision, medical/biomedical engineering, human/apparel engineering, and ergonomics communities; cooperation with CIPA, ISB and ACM-SIGGRAPH.
WG V/5 - Development in Image Sensor Technology
WG V/5 Terms of Reference
- Design, characterization, calibration and evaluation of imaging sensors for close range photogrammery and terrestrial application.
- Evaluation of image sensors (CCD, CMOS, IR-Bolometer), thermal systems and time-of-flight based range image sensors.
- Evaluation of non-standard imaging principles (panoramic cameras, fisheye systems, catadioptric sensors and other omni-directional vision techniques).
- Sensor and system integration, application of sensor networks.
- Geometric and radiometric properties of image data, quality standards, and factors (environmental and others) affecting data quality.
WG V/6 - Medical Image Analysis, Human Motion and Body Measurement
Hans Peter Meinzer
Serge van Sint Jan
WG V/6 Terms of Reference
- Research and development in techniques and systems for analysis and 3D reconstruction in medical imaging, dentistry, and biomaterial engineering, biomedical and biomechanical engineering, tele-medicine, advanced 3D computer vision techniques and medical VR/AR.
- Research and development in techniques and systems for analysis, 3D reconstruction and applications in sport medicine and fitness (e.g. motion capture, human gait analysis, full body measurement, shape tracking) and face and expression analysis.
- Vision techniques in biometry research, security applications and forensics.
- Applications of 3D surface measurement techniques for medical applications (orthodontics, prosthetics, orthopedics, plastic surgery, reconstructive medicine, forensic medicine, dentistry, ORL, cosmetics).
- Applications of 3D motion capture techniques for clinical motion analysis, registration of patient-specific data.
- Adaptation of photogrammetric techniques for geometric modelling and (self-)calibration of X-ray and tomography systems.
- Cooperation and collaboration between ISPRS and the communities of medical/biomedical engineering, human/user interface development and animation