ISPRS - Technical Commission II 1996-2000
 

Systems for Data Processing, Analysis and Representation

President
Ian DOWMAN

Department of Photogrammetry and Surveying
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom
+44 020 7679 7226
+44 020 7380 0453

Secretary
Ray HARRIS

Department of Geography
University College London
26 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0AP
United Kingdom
+44 171 380 7583
+44 171 380 7565

Administrative Secretary
Beverly ADAMS

Department of Photogrammetry and Surveying
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom
+44 171 380 7226
+44 171 380 0453
Terms of Reference
  • Design and development of systems for measurement, processing, analysis, representation and storage of photogrammetric, remote sensing and GIS data
  • Study and evaluation of system integration aspects for photogrammetry, remote sensing and GIS data processing
  • Analysis of systems and their components for automated, semi-automated and manual digital processing systems
  • Development of systems and technologies for radar data processing
  • Study of real-time mapping technologies
  • Standardisation of digital systems for photogrammetry, remote sensing and GIS

 

WG II/1 - Real Time Mapping Technologies

Chair
Rongxing LI

Department of Civil & Environmental
Engineering and Geodetic Science
The Ohio State University
470 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1275
USA
+1 614 292 6946
+1 614 292 2957

Co-Chair
Holger SCHADE

Leica AG
CH-9435 Heerbrugg
Switzerland
+41 71 727 3239
+41 71 727 4691

Secretary
Charles TOTH

Center for Mapping
The Ohio State University
1216 Kinnear Road
Columbus, OH 43212
USA
+1 614 292 7681
+1 614 292 8064
WG II/1  Terms of Reference
  • Design and development of integrated real time mobile data collection systems and autonomous vehicle navigation systems including: techniques such as GPS, INS and wheel sensors and mapping sensors such as CCD cameras, laser rangers and radar devices
  • Research in real time processing of mobile mapping data
  • Systems aspects related to sensor calibration, data reduction and optimisation, and sensor information processing
  • Automation of information extraction from mobile mapping sensor data
  • Integration of navigation and mapping sensors

 

WG II/2 - Software and Modelling Aspects for Integrated GIS

Chair
Manfred EHLERS

ISPA
University of Vechta
PO Box 1553
D-49364 Vechta
Germany
+49 4441 15423
+49 4441 15445

Co-Chair
Mark Gahegan

Dept. of GIS
Curtin University of Technology
PO Box U 1987
Perth 6001 WA
Australia
+619 351 3309
+619 351 2819

Secretary
Magdalena GELHAUS

Environmental Sciences
University of Vechta
P.O. Box 1553
D-49364 Vechta
Germany
+49 4441-15420
+49 4441-15445
WG II/2  Terms of Reference
  • System design for integration of GIS and image analysis
  • Determination of appropriate procedures for data exchange and interoperability through open GIS standards and intelligent interface design
  • Data fusion within integrated GIS
  • Development of new benchmark procedures for the whole range of integrated GIS functionality
  • Visualisation techniques especially to support data quality assessment
  • Interaction between humans and machines
  • Low cost mapping and GIS integration systems
  • Collaboration with others on spatial-temporal aspects of GIS

 

WG II/3 - Spatial Data Handling Technologies

Chair
Henrik OSTERLUND

Swedish Space Corporation
P.O. Box 4207
SE-171 04 Solna
Sweden
+46 (0)8 627 6232
+46 (0)8 98 70 69

Co-Chair
Wyn CUDLIP

Space Department
DRA
Farnborough
Hants GU14 0LX
United Kingdom
+44 1252 392 238
+44 1252 522 959
WG II/3  Terms of Reference
  • Composition and transmission of raster data formats
  • Vector data format and topological models
  • Spatial data models
  • Data base management systems for spatial data in a heterogeneous environment
  • High volume storage media
  • High performance I/O sub-systems
  • Cataloguing and data dictionaries
  • Data exchange between heterogeneous environments, hardware and software, use of WWW and other networks

 

WG II/4 - Systems for Processing SAR Data

Chair
Douglas CORR

Room 1004, A8 Building
Space Department
DERA, Farnborough
Hampshire GU14 0LX
United Kingdom
+44 1252 392 781
+44 1252 396 331

Co-Chair
David STANLEY

PCI Enterprises Ltd
50 West Wilmot Street
Richmond Hill
Ontario
Canada L4B 1M5
+1 905 764 0614
+1 905 764 9604

Secretary
Dawn WILLIAMSON

Room 1004, A8 Building
Space Department
DERA, Farnborough
Hampshire GU14 0LX
United Kingdom
WG II/4  Terms of Reference
  • Integration of algorithms for processing SAR data, such as geocoding, stereoscopic matching, feature extraction, into accessible user systems
  • Integration of SAR data with other data
  • Provision of information on SAR to improve accessibility
  • Promotion of user-friendly SAR software

 

WG II/5 - Systems for Integrated Geoinformation Production

Chair
vakant

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WG II/5  Terms of Reference
  • Design of systems for specific processes or applications which involve the use of multiple sensors and image processing techniques, for example, for monitoring crop growth
  • Integration of techniques for correction and analysis
  • Standards for systems
  • Methods of design and of testing performance

 

WG II/6 - Integration of Image Understanding into Cartographic Systems

Chair
David McKEOWN

Digital Mapping Laboratory
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburg PA 15213-3819
USA
+1 412 268 2626
+1 412 681 5576

Co-Chair
Olivier JAMET

Laboratoire Matis
IGN
2 Avenue Pasteur
F-94160 St Mande
France
+33 143 988 069
+33 143 988 581

Secretary
Chris McGLONE

Digital Mapping Laboratory
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburg PA 15213-3819
USA
+1 412 268 2524
+1 412 681 5576
WG II/6  Terms of Reference
  • Semi automatic and automatic cartographic feature extraction, especially the system integration aspects
  • Automatic extraction and exploitation of surface material information
  • Integration of digital photogrammetric systems and computer graphics for visualisation and simulation
  • Utilisation, verification and update of spatial data bases
  • Integration of photogrammetric knowledge and techniques into computer vision algorithms and systems
  • Application of computer vision algorithms to various sensor and acquisition geometries

 

WG II/7 - Practical and Implementation Issues in Digital Mapping

Secretary
John THORPE

Analytical Surveys Inc
1953 Jamboree Drive
Colorado Springs
CO 80920
USA
+1 719 593 0093
+1 719 528 5093

Co-Chair
Jose COLOMER

Institut Cartographic de Catalunya
Parc de Montjuic
08038 Barcelona
Spain
+34 3 425 29 00
+34 3 426 74 42

Secretary
Wolfgang SCHICKLER

Analytical Surveys Inc
1953 Jamboree Drive
Colorado Springs
CO 80920
USA
+1 719 593 0093
+1 719 528 5093
WG II/7  Terms of Reference
  • Establishment of a forum for exchange of information and ideas between manufacturers, researchers and users
  • Discussion and determination of user requirements with manufacturers, and preparation of action plans for implementation
  • Discussion and reporting on standard data transfer formats for digital systems
  • Collaboration with other groups such as OEEPE and Open GIS Consortium (OGC)

 

WG II/8 - Digital Systems for Image Analysis

Chair
Christian HEIPKE

Institute for Photogrammetry
University Hannover
Nienburger Str. 1
D-30167 Hannover
Germany
+49 511 762 2482
+49 511 762 2483

Co-Chair
Tapani SARJAKOSKI

Finnish Geodetic Institute
Geodeetinrinne 2 (PL15)
FIN-02431 Masala
Finland
+358 9 2955 5206
+358 9 2955 5200

Secretary
Konrad EDER

Chair for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
TU Munich
Arcisstrasse 21
D-80333 Munich
Germany
+49 89 2892 2671
+49 89 2809 573
WG II/8  Terms of Reference
  • Procedures and systems for automatic image orientation, generation of digital terrain models, and orthoimage generation from airborne and space-borne sensors
  • Semi-automatic extraction of GIS and CAD data
  • Procedures and systems for revision of spatial data bases
  • Implementation and study of effects of data compression
  • Integration of input and output devices such as image scanners and raster plotters
  • Practical issues of digital photogrammetric systems including efficiency, quality control and economy

 

 

 
Nice 2020
XXIVth ISPRS Congress:

June 6-11, 2022
Nice, FRANCE
 
 
 
 
 
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