The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
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Articles | Volume XL-5/W1
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-5/W1, 175–180, 2013
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-5/W1, 175–180, 2013

  13 Feb 2013

13 Feb 2013


A. Manuel2,1, C. Stefani1, L. De Luca1, and P. Veron2 A. Manuel et al.
  • 1UMR 3495 (CNRS/MCC) MAP, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture, 184 Av. de Luminy, 13009, Marseille, France
  • 2UMR CNRS 7296 LSIS, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers, 2 cours des Arts et Métiers, 13617, Aix-en-Provence, France

Keywords: Cultural heritage, photogrammetry, image-based modelling, image processing, semantic annotation

Abstract. Today with the development of new information technologies, the domain of conservation and promotion of cultural heritage benefits from new tools to disseminate knowledge on heritage buildings. These tools are intended to help experts to enrich and access information about buildings. This paper describes this critical issue and proposes an approach permitting the automatic transfer of annotations in a set of oriented photographs (whose positions and orientations in space are known) by using 3D information. First of all, photographs are processed with an automated image-based 3D reconstruction method to produce 3D information (specifically 3D coordinates). Then, 3D information is used in the process of annotations’ transfer between images. Finally, with this process, the modification of annotations can be easily implemented. As a consequence, this process provides a simple way to annotate blocs of images all at once instead of one by one.