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Digital Terrain Modeling : Principles and Methodology - Zhilin Li

Digital Terrain Modeling

Principles and Methodology

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9780415324625
Number Of Pages: 340

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Written by experts, Digital Terrain Modeling: Principles and Methodology provides comprehensive coverage of recent developments in the field. The topics include terrain analysis, sampling strategy, acquisition methodology, surface modeling principles, triangulation algorithms, interpolation techniques, on-line and off-line quality control in data acquisition, DTM accuracy assessment and mathematical models for DTM accuracy prediction, multi-scale representation, data management, contouring, visual analysis (or visualization), the derivation of various types of terrain parameters, and future development and applications.

Introductionp. 1
Terrain descriptors and sampling strategiesp. 13
Techniques for acquisition of DTM source datap. 31
Digital terrain surface modelingp. 65
Generation of triangular irregular networksp. 87
Interpolation techniques for terrain surface modelingp. 115
Quality control in terrain data acquisitionp. 133
Accuracy of digital terrain modelsp. 159
Multi-scale representations of digital terrain modelsp. 191
Management of DTM datap. 211
Contouring from digital terrain modelsp. 233
Visualization of digital terrain modelsp. 247
Interpretation of digital terrain modelsp. 267
Applications of digital terrain modelsp. 285
Beyond digital terrain modelingp. 297
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ISBN: 9780415324625
ISBN-10: 0415324629
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.28 x 16.41  x 2.34
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1