The New Approach to Camera Calibration – GCPs or TLS Data?

Jakub Markiewicz , Piotr Podlasiak , Michał Kowalczyk , Dorota Zawieska


Camera calibration is one of the basic photogrammetric tasks responsible for the quality of processed products. The majority of calibration is performed with a specially designed test field or during the self-calibration process. The research presented in this paper aims to answer the question of whether it is necessary to use control points designed in the standard way for determination of camera interior orientation parameters. Data from close-range laser scanning can be used as an alternative. The experiments shown in this work demonstrate the potential of laser measurements, since the number of points that may be involved in the calculation is much larger than that of commonly used ground control points. The problem which still exists is the correct and automatic identification of object details in the image, taken with a tested camera, as well as in the data set registered with the laser scanner.
Author Jakub Markiewicz (FGC / DPTSIS)
Jakub Markiewicz,,
- Department of Photogrammetry, Teledetection and Spatial Information Systems
, Piotr Podlasiak (FGC / DPTSIS)
Piotr Podlasiak,,
- Department of Photogrammetry, Teledetection and Spatial Information Systems
, Michał Kowalczyk (FGC / DPTSIS)
Michał Kowalczyk,,
- Department of Photogrammetry, Teledetection and Spatial Information Systems
, Dorota Zawieska (FGC / DPTSIS)
Dorota Zawieska,,
- Department of Photogrammetry, Teledetection and Spatial Information Systems
Journal seriesThe International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, ISSN 1682-1750, [2194-9034]
Issue year2016
Vol XLI-B3
Publication size in sheets0.5
ConferenceXXIII International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Congress (XXIII ISPRS Congress), 12-07-2016 - 19-07-2016, Prague, Czechy
Keywords in English Calibration, OpenCV, BLOB Detectors, Corner Detectors, TLS calibration field
Internal identifier31/2016
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)15
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Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 14-02-2020, ArticleFromJournalAndMatConfByConferenceseries
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus Citations = 4; GS Citations = 4.0
Citation count*4 (2020-09-10)
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