Algorithm for Estimating Mountainous Surface Area Based on GPS Data

  • Guopeng Song
  • Yifan Chen
  • Yunfeng Zhou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 224)


By combining global positioning system (GPS) device with carrier phase of tracking technology, the engineering staffs can obtain geological information more accurately. In this chapter, we did the estimation experiment of mountain surface acreage according to the algorithm created, analyzed the absolute accuracy and relative accuracy of the estimation results, and verified the reliability and accuracy of the algorithm. And then we further analyzed the stability of the algorithm , the estimate results obtained by the algorithm can maintain good stability in the case of a relatively small amount of data.


GPS Algorithm Triangulated irregular networks Surface fitting 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information System and ManagementNational University of Defence TechnologyChangshaChina

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