Different Quality Level Processes and Products for Ground-based 3D City and Road Modeling

  • Bahman Soheilian
  • Olivier Tournaire
  • Lionel Pénard
  • Nicolas Paparoditis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)


This paper proposes ideas and some solutions for providing different quality level processes and products of a ground-based Mobile Mapping Data Collection System (MMDCS) for 3D city and road modelling. The primary products are image-based databases with different georeferencing qualities. Then cooperative applications of terrestrial and aerial images for higher level processes such as road-marks extraction and building reconstruction are discussed. We will also show that an image database is of great potential to improve quality of positioning in autonomous navigation applications.


3D city modelling Mobile mapping Georeferenced image database Road modelling Façade modelling Autonomous navigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahman Soheilian
    • 1
    • 2
  • Olivier Tournaire
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lionel Pénard
    • 1
  • Nicolas Paparoditis
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire MATISInstitut Géographique NationalSaint-Mandé CedexFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire Géomatériaux et Géologie de l’IngénieurUniversité de Marne-La-ValléeMarne la ValléeFrance

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