Subject GEOM90037 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures and 24 hours lab exercises
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: N/A
Corequisites: N/A
Recommended Background Knowledge: N/A
Non Allowed Subjects: N/A
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.

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Clive Fraser

Subject Overview: Topics cover the mathematical foundations of multi-image photogrammetry; bundle adjustment and sensor self-calibration; feature extraction and image matching; digital photogrammetric workstations; orthorectification, automated restitution and DTM extraction in aerial photogrammetry; GPS aerial triangulation; mathematical models, imaging characteristics and mapping products from high-resolution satellite imagery; close-range digital photogrammetry; and industrial and engineering applications of vision metrology.

Upon completion of this subject students will have the ability to:

  • describe the principles of modern multi-image photogrammetry, both topographic and non-topographic;
  • use image measurement and processing software;
  • discuss product characteristics from all ranges of imagery.
  • One 2 hour written exam at the end of semester (50%)
  • One 1 hour mid term test (20%)
  • Six 4 page bi-weekly assignments (total 30%)

Students must achieve a grade of at least 50% in the written exam in order to pass the subject.

Prescribed Texts: TBA
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Ability to apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals
  • Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution
  • Ability to utilise a systems approach to complex problems, design and operational performance
  • Capacity for creativity and innovation
  • Capacity for lifelong learning and professional development

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