GNR 651 Digital Photogrammetry and Cartography

Principles of analog and analytical photogrammetry, Modelling the geometry of imaging systems, History and evolution of 2D and 3D imaging systems on Indian and foreign satellites Epi-polar registration of stereo images, Orbit attitude modeling using ground control points and Rational Polynomial techniques. Digital feature extraction and matching techniques for stereo image analysis. Use of GPS and SAR interferometry data in 3D mapping, Cartographic problems of mapping the earth with horizontal and vertical controls, Reference Surfaces, Geoid and ellipsoid definitions, Map Projections and their properties, Hardware and software components of digital mapping systems.

  • Text / References:
  • Cliff Greve (Ed.), 'Digital Photogrammetry - An addendum to the Manual of Photogrammerty', ASPRS,1996.
  • Paul, R. Wolf, Elements of Photogrammetry, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York,1974.
  • Arthur H. Robinson, Elements of Cartography, John Wiley & Sons, inc. ,1995.
  • Quihe H. Yang , Map Projection Transformation, Taylor and Francis, London,2000.