Working Groups of ISPRS Commission III


WG III/1 - Orientation and Surface Reconstruction

 
Home Page: www.commission3.isprs.org/wg1/
 

 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Helmut Mayer
Andreas Wendel
Heiko Hirschmüller Alain Giros
Bundeswehr University Munich
Institute of Applied Computer Science
8557 Neubiberg
Germany
 
+49 89 6004 3429
+49 89 6004 4090
 
Google Inc.
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
USA
   
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Robotics and Mechatronics Center
Department of Perception and Cognition
82234 Wessling
Germany
 
+49 8153 28 3316
+49 8153 28 1134
 
Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales - CNES
Toulouse Space Center
31401 Toulouse Cedex 4
France
 
+33 5 61 27 46 74
+33 5 61 28 31 09
 
www.unibw.de/inf4 www.icg.tugraz.at/Members/wendel www.robotic.dlr.de/ Heiko.Hirschmueller www.cnes.fr/web/CNES-en/7114-home-cnes.php

 

WG III/1 - Terms of Reference:

  • Camera pose estimation
  • Calibration and orientation without artificial targets
  • Multi-view matching and surface reconstruction
  • Evaluation of performance, reliability and generality of methods
  • Robustness of orientation and matching

WG III/2 - 3D Point Cloud Processing

 
Home Page: www.commission3.isprs.org/wg2/
 

 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Sander Oude Elberink Alexander Velizhev Florant Lafarge Ruisheng Wang
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands
 
+31 53 48 74 350
+31 53 48 74 335
 
Hexagon Technology Center GmbH
Heinrich-Wild-Strasse 201,
9435 Heerbrugg
Switzerland
 
 
INRIA Sophia Antipolis
2004, route des Lucioles
06902 Sophia Antipolis Cedex
France
 
+33 4 92 38 77 31
+33 4 97 15 53 95
 
Department of Geomatics Engineering
Schulich School of Engineering
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2N 1N4
 
+1 403 210 9509
+1 403 284 1980
 
www.itc.nl/personal/oudeelberink www.hexagon.com www-sop.inria.fr/members/Florent.Lafarge www.geomatics.ucalgary.ca/RuishengWang

 

WG III/2 - Terms of Reference:

  • Scene understanding from aerial, mobile, terrestrial and indoor point cloud data
  • Change detection and map updating using multi-temporal point clouds
  • Information extraction from point clouds, including segmentation and classification
  • Registration of point clouds
  • Machine learning algorithms in point cloud processing
  • High performance computing for massive point data processing and analysis
  • Analysis of full-waveform lidar data

 


WG III/3 - Image sequence analysis

 
Home Page: www.commission3.isprs.org/wg3/
 

 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Clément Mallet Alper Yilmaz Yury Vizilter Michael Ying Yang
Institut National de l'Information Géographique et Forestière
MATIS Laboratory
73 avenue de Paris
94160 Saint Mandé
France
 
+33 1 43 98 84 36
+33 1 43 98 85 81
 
The Ohio State University
Photogrammetric Computer Vision Lab
470 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
USA
 
+1 614-247-4323
+1 614-292-3780
 
GosNIIAS - The Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Research Institute of Aviation Systems"
Moscow
Viktorenko 7
Russia
 
 
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Informationsverarbeitung
Appelstr. 9A
30167 Hannover
Germany
 
+49 511 762-5312
+49 511 762-5333
 
recherche.ign.fr/labos/matis pcvlab.ceegs.ohio-state.edu/ gosniias.ru www.tnt.uni-hannover.de/staff/yang/

 

WG III/3 - Terms of Reference:

  • Camera and camera network calibration from image sequences including cameras with non-standard geometry and variable frame rates
  • Models and methods to determine ego-motion, for navigation, geo-referencing and object reconstruction
  • Detection, reconstruction, classification and tracking of single and multiple objects in image sequences
  • Event reconstruction and analysis from image sequences, and from single and multiple video streams
  • Quality assessment techniques for calibration, orientation and object detection from image sequences, including but not limited to time-series analysis at different epochs and resolutions
  • Benchmarking of calibration, orientation and object detection with image sequences
  • Change detection in time-series of images or 3D point clouds, including the analysis of landscape or object evolution

WG III/4 - 3D Scene Analysis

 
Home Page: www.commission3.isprs.org/wg4/
 

 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Franz Rottensteiner Gunho Sohn Markus Gerke Jan Dirk Wegner
Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation
Leibniz University Hannover
Nienburger Str.1
D-30167 Hannover
Germany
 
+49 511 762 3893
+49 511 762 2483
 
GEOICT 
York University 
Toronto, M3J 1P3 
Canada 
  
+1 416 650 8011 
 
ITC 
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente 
P.O. Box 217 
7500 AE Enschede 
The Netherlands 
  
+31 53 4874 522
+31 53 4874 335
Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Wolfgang-Pauli-Strasse 15 
8093 Zurich, Switzerland
 
  
+41 44 633 68 08
+41 44 633 11 92
www.ipi.uni-hannover.de www.geoict.net www.itc.nl www.igp.ethz.ch

 

 

WG III/4 - Terms of Reference:

  • Models and techniques for extracting objects (buildings, roads, cars, vegetation etc.) from aerial, spaceborne and terrestrial image, laser, and (In)SAR data
  • Generation and update of high-resolution 3D city models and road databases
  • Interpretation of terrestrial, aerial and spaceborne sensor data, possibly together with information from traditional cartographic products, CAD models, and urban GIS.
  • Tools and models for integrating information about multiple object classes and their relations within complex scenes.
  • Automatic and semi-automatic generation of urban models with level-of-detail (LOD) and attributes
  • Analysis of the trade-off between geometry and radiometry / texture for visualization
  • Assessment of efficiency and quality, and of their dependence on the quality of the input data

WG III/5 - Computer Graphics and Remote Sensing

 
Home Page: www.commission3.isprs.org/wg5/
 

 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Mathieu Brédif Martin Christen Elmar Eisemann Fabien Coubard

MATIS Laboratry 
Institut Géographique National 
2-4 avenue Pasteur 
94165 Saint-Mandé 
France 
  
+33 1 43 98 83 19
+33 1 43 98 85 81

FHNW - University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland 
Institute of Geomatics Engineering  
Gründenstrasse 40 
CH-4132 Muttenz, Switzerland 
  
+41 61 467 46 24 
Fax: +41 61 467 44 60 
Computer Graphics and Visualization 
TU Delft, EEMCS - Dept. Intelligent Systems 
P.O. Box 217 
Mekelweg 4, 2628 CD, Delft 
The Netherlands 
  
+31 15 27 82528

MATIS Laboratry 
Institut Géographique National 
2-4 avenue Pasteur 
94165 Saint-Mandé 
France 
  
+33 1 43 98 80 00 + 71 39
+33 1 43 98 85 81
http://recherche.ign.fr/labos/matis www.fhnw.ch/habg/ivgi http://graphics.tudelft.nl http://recherche.ign.fr/labos/matis

 

 

WG III/5 - Terms of Reference:

Rendering / Visualization:

  • Image-based rendering : geolocalized and calibrated images as plenoptic function samples, with or without possibly uncertain 3D cues (3D-models, 3D point clouds...).
  • Point-based rendering : Datastructures and processing
  • Algorithms for Augmented Reality and Interactive Environments
  • Algorithms for Web Visualization (e.g. HTML5 Canvas, WebGL)
  • Out-of-Core rendering large 3D-scenes, large models, and point clouds
  • Physical simulation of the radiative transfer involved in image or Lidar acquisition (relighting, generation of synthetic datasets for analysis)
  • Spatial data structures and geometric algorithms

 

Inverse Rendering / Analysis :

  • Reflectance estimation for physical or non-physical image relighting (eg: shadow removal)
  • Reflectance estimation as a material feature for subsequent analysis (eg: classification)
  • Use of graphics hardware (GPU) for solving computationally expensive problems

ICWG III/I - Sensor Modeling for Integrated Orientation and Navigation

Home Page: http://www.commission3.isprs.org/icwg3-1

 

 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Jan Skaloud Ismael Colomina Michael Cramer Craig Glennie
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL
EPFL-TOPO Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne
Switzerland
 
+41 21 693 2753
+41 24 693 5740
 
Institut de Geomàtica
Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia
Av. de Carl Friedrich Gauss, 11
E-08860 Castelldefels
Spain
 
+34 93 556 92 85
+34 93 556 92 92
 
Institut für Photogrammetrie
Universität Stuttgart
Geschwister-Scholl-Str.24D
D-70174 Stuttgart
Germany
 
+49 711 685 84118
+49 711 685 83297
 
University of Houston
N107 Engineering Building 1
Houston, TX
USA 77204-4003
 
+1 832 842 8861
+1 713 743 0186
 
www.topo.epfl.ch www.ideg.es www.ifp.uni-stuttgart.de www.cive.uh.edu/faculty/glennie-0

 

ICWG III/I - Terms of Reference:

  • General rigorous modeling of positioning and attitude sensors.
  • Modeling of MEMS sensors for photogrammetric orientation.
  • Stochastic Differential Equations in orientation and calibration for photogrammetric applications.
  • Spatial and temporal modeling of non-standard sensors (low-cost, new-geometry, combined-geometry configurations).
  • Block adjustment-oriented modeling of hybrid orientation and calibration systems
  • Photogrammetric/LiDAR orientation and calibration: measurement techniques and models.

ICWG III/VII - Pattern Analysis in Remote Sensing

Home Page: http://www.commission3.isprs.org/icwg3-7

 

 Chair Co-Chair Co-Chair Secretary
Uwe Stilla Stefan Hinz Jie Shan Ludwig Hoegner
Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
Arcisstrasse 21
80333 Muenchen, Germany
 
+49 89 289 22670
+49 89 289 23202
 
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
Englerstrasse 7
76131 Karlsruhe
Germany
 
+ 49 721 608 42314
+ 49 721 608 48450
 
Purdue University
School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
USA
 
+1 765 494 2168
+1 765 496 7996
 
Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
Arcisstrasse 21
80333 Muenchen
Germany
 
+49 89 289 22680
+49 89 289 23202
 
www.pf.bv.tum.de www.ipf.kit.edu engineering.purdue.edu/CE/JShan www.pf.bv.tum.de

 

ICWG III/VII - Terms of Reference:

  • Automatic identification and learning of 2D and 3D patterns in uni-modal and multi-modal remote sensing data, e.g. multi-scale aerial and satellite data; multi- and hyperspectral data; SAR-, radargrammetric and SAR-tomography data
  • Automatic identification and learning of temporal patterns in remote sensing data, e.g. image-based flow estimation and learning from InSAR data (traffic, glaciers, currents, etc.); analysis-by-synthesis approaches for motion and deformation modeling with passive and active sensors
  • Integration of radiometry and radiometric models into pattern recognition; radiometrically enhanced object models for range-intensity images and sequences; integration of SAR-simulation into SAR-image and analysis