Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B1, 1227-1233, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B1-1227-2016
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12 Oct 2016
INVESTIGATION OF PHOTOTRIANGULATION ACCURACY WITH USING OF VARIOUS TECHNIQUES LABORATORY AND FIELD CALIBRATION
A. G. Chibunichev1, V. M. Kurkov1, A. V. Smirnov1, A. V. Govorov1, and V. A. Mikhalin2 1Department of photogrammetry, Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography, Gorokhovsky 4, Moscow, Russia
22Aerial survey department, Special Technological Center LLC, Gzhatskaya 21/2, St. Petersburg, Russia
Keywords: Laboratory calibration, Test-field calibration, Self-calibration, Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Consumer cameras Abstract. Nowadays, aerial survey technology using aerial systems based on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) becomes more popular. UAVs physically can not carry professional aerocameras. Consumer digital cameras are used instead. Such cameras usually have rolling, lamellar or global shutter. Quite often manufacturers and users of such aerial systems do not use camera calibration. In this case self-calibration techniques are used. However such approach is not confirmed by extensive theoretical and practical research. In this paper we compare results of phototriangulation based on laboratory, test-field or self-calibration. For investigations we use Zaoksky test area as an experimental field provided dense network of target and natural control points. Racurs PHOTOMOD and Agisoft PhotoScan software were used in evaluation. The results of investigations, conclusions and practical recommendations are presented in this article.
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Citation: Chibunichev, A. G., Kurkov, V. M., Smirnov, A. V., Govorov, A. V., and Mikhalin, V. A.: INVESTIGATION OF PHOTOTRIANGULATION ACCURACY WITH USING OF VARIOUS TECHNIQUES LABORATORY AND FIELD CALIBRATION, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B1, 1227-1233, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B1-1227-2016, 2016.

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