Photogrammetric reconstruction software as a cost-efficient support tool in conservation research

  • 1 Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology

Abstract

A crucial activity in architectural and archaeological conservation research is the process of synthesising information in which the researcher records collected field data in the form of a planar drawing. This labour-intensive stage is significantly improved by automated systems which support the measurement work. Some of these are programs that convert sets of photographs into virtual and spatial models.

The author compares the reasonably priced software options, shares the experience which was gathered during their use and presents the results of the research. The paper also presents the economic aspect and practical examples and highlights the development potential of these tools.

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