Geometric Aspects of Photographs and Images

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Abstract

A universal task of remote sensing is to deliver maps displaying spatial distribution of objects with good geometric accuracy. Photographs and images may possess systematic and non-systematic distortions. Some of these distortions could be related to panoramic distortion, aspect ratio, platform instability, Earth’s curvature, skewing due to the Earth’s rotation and relief displacement. Stereoscopy provides three dimensional perception of ground objects. Photogrammetry is used for accurate measurements on remote sensing images and photographs.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Formerly Professor, Earth Resources Technology, Department of Earth SciencesIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia

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