A New Approach to Performing Bundle Adjustment for Time Series UAV Images 3D Building Change Detection
AbstractSuccessful change detection in multi-temporal images relies on high spatial co-registration accuracy. However, co-registration accuracy alone cannot meet the needs of change detection when using several ground control points to separately geo-reference multi-temporal images from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This letter reports on a new approach to perform bundle adjustment—named united bundle adjustment (UBA)—to solve this co-registration problem for change detection in multi-temporal UAV images. In UBA, multi-temporal UAV images are matched with each other to construct a unified tie point net. One single bundle adjustment process is performed on the unified tie point net, placing every image into the same coordinate system and thus automatically accomplishing spatial co-registration. We then perform change detection using both orthophotos and three-dimensional height information derived from dense image matching techniques. Experimental results show that UBA co-registration accuracy is higher than the accuracy of commonly-used approaches for multi-temporal UAV images. Our proposed preprocessing method extends the capacities of consumer-level UAVs so they can eventually meet the growing need for automatic building change detection and dynamic monitoring using only RGB band images. View Full-Text
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Li, W.; Sun, K.; Li, D.; Bai, T.; Sui, H. A New Approach to Performing Bundle Adjustment for Time Series UAV Images 3D Building Change Detection. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 625.
Li W, Sun K, Li D, Bai T, Sui H. A New Approach to Performing Bundle Adjustment for Time Series UAV Images 3D Building Change Detection. Remote Sensing. 2017; 9(6):625.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Wenzhuo; Sun, Kaimin; Li, Deren; Bai, Ting; Sui, Haigang. 2017. "A New Approach to Performing Bundle Adjustment for Time Series UAV Images 3D Building Change Detection." Remote Sens. 9, no. 6: 625.
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