Stereo photogrammetry

  • L. P. Adams
  • A. Spirakis


The name photogrammetry comes from two Greek words, phos ‘light’ and gramma ‘writing’; it has been defined as the art, science and technology of obtaining reliable quantitative information about physical objects and the environment through the process of recording, measuring and interpreting images and patterns of radiant or transmitted energy derived from sensor systems. Since its inception over a century ago, the principal application of photogrammetry has been the compilation of topographic maps and plans on the basis of measurements and information obtained primarily from aerial photographs and employing optical, mechanical and mathematical analogies for an analogue or digital evaluation.


Stereo Image Projective Transformation Articular Facet Control Frame Body Target 
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