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Applied Optics


  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1976
  • pp: 2855–2859

Digital profile to contour converter and display

R. R. Real  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 2855-2859 (1976)

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A solid state scan converter is described that converts a family of profiles derived from photogrammetrically processed stereo imagery into a family of orthogonally projected contours for the purpose of display, editing, planning, and data processing. Transformations of the display of profiles such as rotation and scaling are discussed along with a stereo version of the system suitable as an on-line verification system in which orthogonally projected contours are superimposed upon the original stereo photos from which the profiles were derived.

© 1976 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 3, 1976
Published: November 1, 1976

R. R. Real, "Digital profile to contour converter and display," Appl. Opt. 15, 2855-2859 (1976)

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