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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT307 Photogammetry-I 927006 3 5 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Instruction of the fundamental mathematical and physical models of the photogrammetry in details as well as teaching the stereo image geometry including homography.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sedat DOĞAN
Learning Outcomes
  1. Student learns the nature of perspective distortions and expressing those in formal mathematics.
  2. Learns preparing plans for image acquisition with maximum accuracy.
  3. Knows the fotogrametric cameras, their physical working principles and related mathematical and physical models.
  4. Learns the photogrammetric application areas.
  5. Knows optical distortions of cameras and how to model those distortion within a calibration process.
  6. Learns the projective and perspective geometric principles and their relations with physical world.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Kraus K., 2003. Photogrammetry (vol.1 and vol.2) .Dümmler Verlag, Bonn.
Altan O ve diğ.2007. Fotogrametri (Türkçe Çeviri: Kraus, K.), İstanbul.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The definition of photogrammetry, its historical progression, application fields and the classification of photogrammetry. Projective and perspective projection geometry. Intrinsic and extrinsic parameters of a camera. Coordinate systems in photogrammetry. Detailed analysis of co-linearity and co-planarity relations. Photogrammetric cameras and their classification. Analog and digital images. Projective Projection of a point, line and a plane. Scale of images. Restoration of the perspective distortions on images. Relief displacement and its correction. Precision and accuracy of planimetric and height coordinates. Planning of image acquisitation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Definition of photogrammetry, its history, application fields and classification of photogrammetry.
2.Projective and perspective projection geometry. Intrinsic and extrinsic parameters of images. Scale in images.
3.Projective projection of points, lines and planes.
4.Coordinate systems in photogrammetry. Photogrammetric cameras. Analog and digital images.
5.Distortions of the optical system of a camera and their mathematical expressions.
6.Colinearity and co-planarity relations and their detailed analyses.
7.Perspective distortions of images. Restoration of perspective effects in mono images.
8.The relief displacement and its correction.
9.Error theory of the normal case: planimetric and height precision and accuracy.
10.Mid-term exam.
11.Preparation of image acquisition plans.
12.Vanishing plane and vanishing point geometry in images.
13.Rectification of images by using vanishing plane geometry.
14.Practical examples of mono image evaluation.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination130
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures14342