ISPRS - Technical Commission III 1996-2000
 

Theory and Algorithms

President
Toni SCHENK

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science
The Ohio State University
470 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1247
USA
+1-614-292-7126
+1-614-292-2957

Scientific Secretary
Kim BOYER

Department of Electrical Engineering
The Ohio State University
452 Dreese Lab
2015 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1247
USA
+1 614 292-1757
+1 614 292-7596

Administrative Secretary
Ayman HABIB

Department of Civil and Environmental
Engineering and Geodetic Science
The Ohio State University
470 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1247
USA
+1 614 292-6918
+1 614 292-2957
Terms of Reference
  • Algorithms for geometric determination and analysis of photogrammetric data
  • Feature extraction from multi-sensor, multi-resolution, multi-temporal imagery
  • Image understanding
  • Integrated sensor orientation
  • Image sequence analysis
  • Algorithms for digital photogrammetric systems and their GIS integration
  • GIS concepts, with particular emphasis on integration of image data
  • Merging theories from remote sensing and computer vision to interpret multi-sensor, multi-spectral and multi-resolution imagery
  • Quality control, verification and performance measures of algorithms
  • Theory and algorithms for synthetic aperture radar

 

WG III/1 - Integrated Sensor Calibration and Orientation

Chair
Peggy AGOURIS

Dept. of Spatial Information Engineering
University of Maine
5711 Boardman Hall #348
Orono, ME 04469-5711
USA
+1 207 581-2180
+1 207 581-2206

Co-Chair
Ismael COLOMINA i Fosch

Institut Cartografic de Catalunya
Parc de Montjuic
08038 Barcelona
Spain
+34-3-425 2900
+34-3-426 7442

Secretary
Anthony STEFANIDIS

Dept. of Spatial Information Engineering
University of Maine
5711 Boardman Hall #348
Orono, ME 04469-5711
USA
+1 207 581-2127
+1 207 581-2206
WG III/1  Terms of Reference
  • Single- and multi-sensor system calibration
  • Automatic sensor orientation using GPS and INS information, and digital image processing techniques
  • Automatic aerial triangulation
  • Combination of sensor orientation and calibration algorithms with 3D scene reconstruction algorithms
  • Multi-sensor information integration, e.g. aerial and satellite imagery, radar data, multi-spectral imagery, in conjunction with WG III/2

 

WG III/2 - Algorithms for Surface Reconstruction

Chair
Amnon KRUPNIK

Department of Civil Engineering
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, 32000
Israel
+972-4-8292661
+972-4-8234757

Co-Chair
Charles TOTH

Center for Mapping
The Ohio State University
1216 Kinnear Road
Columbus, OH 43212
USA
+1 614 292-7681
+1 614 292-8062

Secretary
Maxim FRADKIN

Signal and Image processing Department
ENST
46 rue Barrault
75013 Paris
France
+33 1 45 81 72 18
+33 1 45 81 37 94
WG III/2  Terms of Reference
  • Algorithms for surface reconstruction from different cues, such as stereo, shading, shadows, texture, and spectral properties
  • Integration of information from different sources, including aerial and satellite imagery, radar data, range data, multiple images, and GIS data
  • Automatic verification and quality control of reconstructed surfaces
  • Interrelations between matching and interpolation
  • Role of surface reconstruction in automatic scene analysis

 

WG III/3 - Feature Extraction and Grouping

Chair
Helmut MAYER

Institute for Photogrammetry and Cartography
University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich
D-85577 Neubiberg
Germany
+49-89-6004-3429, 3455
+49-89-6004-4090

Co-Chair
Ram NEVATIA

Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0273
USA
+1-213-740-6428
+1-213-740-7877

Secretary
Albert BAUMGARTNER

Chair for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Technical University Munich
D-80290 Munich
Germany
+49-89-2892 2688
+49-89-280 9573
WG III/3  Terms of Reference
  • Segmentation of images into meaningful features, such as points, edges, and regions
  • Investigation of the impact of geometric and radiometric image formation on image segmentation
  • Aggregation of features by iterated grouping methods
  • Verification of global consistencies by optimization techniques
  • Investigation of the potential of performing grouping processes in 3D under special consideration of object space constraints, precision and reliability
  • Evaluation of the performance of feature extraction and grouping algorithms in cooperation with similar efforts in computer vision

 

WG III/4 - Image Understanding/Object Recognition

Chair
Wolfgang ECKSTEIN

MVTec Software GmbH
Neherstr. 1
D-81675 Munich
Germany
+49 (89) 457695-0
+49 (89) 457695-55

Co-Chair
Eberhard GUELCH

Institute of Photogrammetry
University Bonn
Nussallee 15
D-53115 Bonn
Germany
+49 228 732 904
+49 228 732 712

Secretary
Carsten STEGER

Institute of Computer Science
Munich University of Technology
Orleanstr. 34
D-81667 Munich
Germany
+49 89 4809 5211
+49 89 4809 5203
WG III/4  Terms of Reference
  • Theoretical/conceptual investigations in 3D object recognition and image understanding
  • Spatial modelling of human-built and natural objects like buildings, roads, or vegetation (geometric modelling, semantic modelling)
  • Theory and algorithms for automation of 3D object recognition and object extraction
  • Knowledge engineering with emphasis on knowledge encapsulation, knowledge representation and manipulation
  • Integration of multiple sources (DTM, GIS, colour, etc.) in cooperation with WG III/5
  • Performance characterization of algorithms (quality control, test procedures) jointly with WG III/3

 

WG III/5 - Remote Sensing and Vision Theories for Automatic Scene Interpretation

Chair
Beata CSATHO

Byrd Polar Research Center
The Ohio State University
108 Scott Hall
1090 Carmack Road
Columbus, OH 43210
USA
+1 614 292-6641
+1 614 292-4697

Co-Chair
DeLiang WANG

Department of Computer and Information Science
The Ohio State University
2015 Neil Avenue
Columbus OH 43210-1277
USA
+1 614 292 6827
+1 614-292-2911

Secretary
Erzsebet MERENYI

Department of Planetary Sciences and Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
University of Arizona
PO Box 210092
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0092
USA
+1 520 621 4073
+1 520 621 4933
WG III/5  Terms of Reference
  • Merging theories from remote sensing (classification) and computer vision for Object Recognition/Image Understanding (OR/IU), to analyze and interpret multi-spectral, multi-sensor imagery
  • Exploration of the potential of scale space theory on multi-spectral and hyper-spectral imagery; extending the theory by including the spectrum
  • Combination of modelling efforts of real world objects in GIS, digital photogrammetry and computer vision
  • Investigation of the possibility of constraining the 3D image understanding and object recognition problem by GIS information, in cooperation with IC WG IV/III.2 and WG VII/4

 

WG III/6 - Theory and algorithms for SAR

Chair
Laurent POLIDORI

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (ORSTOM)
Route de Montabo - BP 165
97323 CAYENNE CEDEX (Guyane Française / French Guyana)
France
+594 29 92 81
+594 31 98 55

Co-Chair
Soren MADSEN

Electromagnetics Institute
Technical University Denmark
DK-2800 Lyngby
Denmark
+45 25 3846
+45 93 1634
WG III/6  Terms of Reference
  • Theory and algorithms for SAR, particularly for interferometry and feature extraction
  • Establishment of state-of-the art radar mapping
  • Geometric relationships in processing and interpreting SAR data
  • Quality control aspects of radar images and derived products, such as radar maps and DTMs

 

 

 
Nice 2020
XXIVth ISPRS Congress:

June 6-11, 2022
Nice, FRANCE
 
 
 
 
 
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