Graduate School Course in Geomatics 2016

Perspectives of 3D: From georeferencing of mobile measuring systems to registration and interpretation of point clouds

25-26 October 2016, Otaniemi, Finland

Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Built Enviroinment, has the pleasure of inviting you to attend a two days graduate school course in October 25.-26.2016 in Espoo, Finland.

The course is aimed at graduate students in the field of Geomatics, but we welcome students and all interested parties of other fields as well. Lectures are given in English.

The lecturers

Dr Ismael Colomina, GeoNumerics, Spain

Adjunct Professor Boris Jutzi, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Title: Trajectory determination for mobile mapping systems
Tuesday 25 October, Dr Ismael Colomina
Lecture hall Y307a, Otakaari 1 (Main building, Y-Door)
8:30 - 10:00 Session I: trajectory concepts, their parameterization and relation to the mapping sensors.
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session II, The sensors of mobile mapping trajectories: models; errors and calibration.
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 Session III, Sensor integration and system calibration.
14:00 - 14:30 Break
14:30 - 16:00 Session IV, Typical and new applications.

Title: Active-Optical Sensing: State-of-the-Art and Challenges
Wednesday 26 October, Adjunct Professor Boris Jutzi
Lecture hall Y307a, Otakaari 1 (Main building, Y-Door)
8:30 - 10:00 Session I, Introduction on Active Electro-Optical Sensing
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session II, Feature Extraction and Semantic Interpretation
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 13:45 Session III, 2D/3D Registration: Fusing Thermal and Range Data
13:45 - 14:30 Break
14:30 - 16:00 Hands-on-Experiences, ICP and Image-based Registration of Point Clouds


Students are given 1 credit of attending the two days of lectures and exercises.


The course is free of charge.


Please email your name and student number to Milka Nuikka ( and write "Graduate School Course in Geomatics 2016" to the subject line. The registration is open until Oct 23, 2016.


Questions concerning the course can be sent to Milka Nuikka (

How to get here?

Aalto University is situated in Otaniemi, Espoo, 10 km from the centre of Helsinki.
The lectures are held in Otakaari 1, (Main building).

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