A Comprehensive Photogrammetry Model of BYU Campus made entirely from drone and ground images. Conducted as a Master's project by Bryce Berrett during the COVID Summer of 2020.
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We would like to thank all of the faculty, students and staff that assisted with this project lead by Bryce Berrett including:
Dr. Kevin Franke (Civil Engineering) and Dr. John Hedengren (Chemical Engineering) for their advisement and mentorship throughout the model making process. Ben Horne, Sarah Jaen McClellan, Elodie Ence, Nicole Hastings, Matthew Gabbitas, Joseph Janson, Jared Fuerst, Brigitte Berrett, Adam Foulk, Izaak Cooper, and Michael Freeman for their help with data acquisition field work. Anna Cardall, Madi Pollei, Madison Palmer, Lily Mae Rich, Mohamad Chebli, Blair Hanson, Heather Siddoway, and Kaleb Markert for their help with photo reprocessing, model post-processing and edits, and GPS accuracy assessment surveying. Joshua Hammond, Zack Mortensen, and Cory Vernon for their help with optimized flight planning. Michael Crookston at BYU for his support with model hosting. Craig Harris for his work getting the BYU Model into VR. ZiRui Su for help with model uses and paper research. David Wingate and Vin Howe for Unreal Engine visualization and the Talmage Building display. The authors further acknowledge BYU University Communications and specifically Julie Walker, Brian Wilcox, and Matt Mitchell for their help sharing this project and research
We also acknowledge our partnership and collaboration with Bentley Systems, whose software, Context Capture, enable us to create the model and allow users to see it online.
In addition, we thank the Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems and its industry sponsors, which provided student and equipment support for the project.