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Articles | Volume XL-7/W2
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-7/W2, 75–80, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-7-W2-75-2013
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-7/W2, 75–80, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-7-W2-75-2013

  28 Oct 2013

28 Oct 2013

A Study of Scan Patterns for Mobile Mapping

J. Elsberg1, D. Borrmann2, and A. Nüchter2 J. Elsberg et al.
  • 1School of Engineering and Science, Automation Group, Jacobs University of Bremen gGmbH, Campus Ring 1, Bremen 28759, Germany
  • 2Informatics VII : Robotics and Telematics, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Am Hubland, Wüzburg 97074, Germany

Keywords: LIDAR, scan patterns, mobile mapping, combination of terrestrial and kinemantic scanning

Abstract. Mobile terrestrial scanning systems automate terrestrial laser scanning. Continous scanning mobile terrestrial systems constantly spin the terrestrial laser scanner and thus combine terrestrial scanning with kinematic laser scanning. This paper presents a scan pattern analysis for these systems. We aim at finding the most advantageous combination of terrestrial and kinematic systems. The resulting 3D point cloud depends on the scan pattern and the trajectory and velocity of the mobile system.