Storage, manipulation, and visualization of LiDAR data

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dc.contributor.author Schön, Bianca
dc.contributor.author Bertolotto, Michela
dc.contributor.author Laefer, Debra F.
dc.contributor.author Morrish, Sean
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-16T15:16:53Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-16T15:16:53Z
dc.date.copyright Authors, 2007 en
dc.date.issued 2009-02
dc.identifier.issn 1682-1777
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2380
dc.description Presented at the 3rd International Workshop, 3D-ARCH'2009: 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures, February 25-28, Trento, Italy en
dc.description.abstract In recent years, three-dimensional (3D) data has become increasingly available, in part as a result of significant technological progresses in Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR). LiDAR provides longitude and latitude information delivered in conjunction with a GPS device, and elevation information generated by a pulse or phase laser scanner, which together provide an effective way of acquiring accurate 3D information of a terrestrial or manmade feature. The main advantages of LiDAR over conventional surveying methods lie in the high accuracy of the data and the relatively little time needed to scan large geographical areas. LiDAR scans provide a vast amount of data points that result in especially rich, complex point clouds. Spatial Information Systems (SISs)are critical to the hosting, querying, and analyzing of such spatial data sets. Feature-rich SISs have been well-documented. However, the implementation of support for 3D capabilities in such systems is only now being addressed. This paper analyzes shortcomings of current technology and discusses research efforts to provide support for the querying of 3D data records in SISs. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.format.extent 1632080 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing en
dc.relation.ispartof Fabio Remondino, Sabry El-Hakim, Lorenzo Gonzo (eds.). Proceedings of the 3rd ISPRS International Workshop 3D-ARCH 2009: "3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures" Trento, Italy, 25-28 February 2009: International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences: Volume XXXVIII-5/W1 en
dc.relation.requires Urban Institute Ireland Research Collection en
dc.subject Spatial information systems en
dc.subject LiDAR en
dc.subject Three-dimensional indexing techniques en
dc.subject.lcsh Spatial systems en
dc.subject.lcsh Optical radar en
dc.subject.lcsh Three-dimensional imaging en
dc.title Storage, manipulation, and visualization of LiDAR data en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.isprs.org/proceedings/XXXVIII/5-W1/pdf/schoen_etal.pdf en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Schön|Bianca|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Bertolotto|Michela|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Laefer|Debra F.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Morrish|Sean|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship National Digital Research Centre en
dc.description.admin Conference website - http://www.3d-arch.org/. DG 12/07/10. au ti sp ke ab 100729 RB. en


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