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Long-Term Monitoring of Crack Patterns in Historic Structures Using UAVs and Planar Markers: A Preliminary Study

Institute of Information Science and Technologies, CNR, Via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy
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J. Imaging 2018, 4(8), 99; https://doi.org/10.3390/jimaging4080099
Received: 30 June 2018 / Revised: 25 July 2018 / Accepted: 26 July 2018 / Published: 2 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue New Trends in Image Processing for Cultural Heritage)
This paper describes how Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) may support the long-term monitoring of crack patterns in the context of architectural heritage preservation. In detail, this work includes: (i) a state of the art about the most used techniques in ancient structural monitoring; (ii) the description of the implemented methods, taking into account the requirements and constraints of the case study; (iii) the results of the experimentation carried out in the lab; and (iv) conclusions and future works. View Full-Text
Keywords: crack monitoring; architectural heritage preservation; image processing; close photogrammetry crack monitoring; architectural heritage preservation; image processing; close photogrammetry
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Germanese, D.; Leone, G.R.; Moroni, D.; Pascali, M.A.; Tampucci, M. Long-Term Monitoring of Crack Patterns in Historic Structures Using UAVs and Planar Markers: A Preliminary Study. J. Imaging 2018, 4, 99. https://doi.org/10.3390/jimaging4080099

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Germanese D, Leone GR, Moroni D, Pascali MA, Tampucci M. Long-Term Monitoring of Crack Patterns in Historic Structures Using UAVs and Planar Markers: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Imaging. 2018; 4(8):99. https://doi.org/10.3390/jimaging4080099

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Germanese, Danila, Giuseppe R. Leone, Davide Moroni, Maria A. Pascali, and Marco Tampucci. 2018. "Long-Term Monitoring of Crack Patterns in Historic Structures Using UAVs and Planar Markers: A Preliminary Study" Journal of Imaging 4, no. 8: 99. https://doi.org/10.3390/jimaging4080099

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