Course code GMFO310

GMFO310 Close-Range Photogrammetry

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Course responsible: Ivar Maalen-Johansen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block.
Course frequency: Odd years
First time: 2004V
Preferential right:


1.            students who have the course as mandatory in their study plan

2.            students on the following study programmes: M-GEOM

3.            students with most ECTS credits

It there are not enough slots in group one the students will be ranked by their ECTS credits.

Students taking the course for the first time have lab priority.

Course contents:
Lectures: Close-range photogrammetry. Camera, camera calibration. Image processing. Digital photogrammetry for industrial purposes. Terrestrial laser scanning. Other 3D-modeling methods. Introduction to SLAM.
Learning outcome:
The students should have knowledge and understanding of the theoretical basis and methods of close-range photogrammetry, technology and products for 3D-modelling. This includes knowledge of and skills related to image-based methods, for instance calibration, measurement, modelling and presentation. The students should also have basic knowledge in terrestrial laser scanning and practical skills in planning, measuring and to a certain extent processing of laser scanned data.
Learning activities:
Lectures, discussion groups, exercises and project work in groups. Business visit (excursion).
Teaching support:
Teaching support will be given primarily in connection with that part of the structured teaching that is reserved for exercise guidance. It will also be possible to communicate directly with the course teacher by appointment during office hours.
Updated selection of articles and chapters from textbooks. Final list will be presented at the start of the course.
Recommended prerequisites:
INF120, INF250, GMBB201
Mandatory activity:
Discussion groups, exercises and excursion.
Oral exam when less than 12 students, otherwise written exam
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 20 hours. Discussion groups: 12 hours. Exercises: 12 hours. Project: 40 hours. Excursion: 4 hours.
An assessment of all the final oral examinations and every project. The projects and exercises will be gone through together with the examiner.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / Ikke bestått