Dr Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian, PhD

Head
Assistant Professor, Department of Photogrammetry, Faculty of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Vali Asr Street, Mirdamad Cross, Tehran, Iran, 19967-15433
Tel:
Skype ID: ali.hosseininaveh
Email:ali_hosseini_naveh@yahoo.com, hosseininaveh@kntu.ac.ir

Educational Qualifications

  • 1999-2003 BSc in Surveying, Islamic Azad University of Meybod, Iran
  • 2004-2007 MSc in Photogrammetry, K.N. Toosi University of Technology,
  • 2010-2014 PhD in Photogrammetry, University College London, London, UK.

Job Experience/Responsibiliteis

  • Assistant Professor,in K.N. Toosi University of Technology,(2014-2015)
  • Post-Graduate Teaching Assistant (PGTA) in UCL (2012-2013)
  • University Lecturer in Islamic Azad University Rafsanjan, Iran (2007-2008)
  • University Lecturer in Vali Asr University Rafsanjan, Iran (2008)
  • University Lecturer in Allame Jafari University, Rafsanjan, Iran (2009)

Teaching Experience

    Supervision of MSc students and Ph. D Students in K. N. Toosi and Tehran Universities Teaching the following course:
  • Photogrammetry (Basics to Advanced) - BSc,
  • Theory of Errors - BSc,
  • Technical English Language for Surveying Engineers - BSc,
  • Adjustment - BSc,
  • Close Range Photogrammetry - MSc
  • Computer Vision - MSc,
  • Robotics - MSc and Ph.D.,
  • 3D Modelling - MSc

Publications

2016

  • A Hosseininaveh, R Yazdan, A Karami, M Moradi, F Ghorbani, “Clustering and Selecting Vantage Images in a Low-cost System for 3D Reconstruction of Texture-less Objects” Measurement, 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = Clustering and Selecting Vantage Images in a Low-cost System for 3D Reconstruction of Texture-less Objects 
    				Author = A Hosseininaveh, R Yazdan, A Karami, M Moradi, F Ghorbani
    				Journal = Measurement
    				publisher = Elsevier
    				Publication date = 2016/12/16
    				Description =Abstract Structure from Motion is one of the image-based methods for 3D reconstruction.
    							This technique coupled with Dense Multi-View Matching can provide an accurate and dense
    							point cloud from texture-full objects. Although the procedure in these techniques is now fully
    							automatic, capturing images of the object in suitable position is difficult, especially when the
    							object is texture-less and needs projectors to provide a pattern on the object. Even though
    							the images can be captured, the processing time in Dense Matching software is directly ...
    				
    				
    			

2015

  • L. W. MacDonald, A. A. Hosseininaveh A., and S. Robson, “Determining the coordinates of lamps in an illumination dome,” in SPIE Optical Metrology, 2015, pp. 95280I-95280I-12
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = Determining the coordinates of lamps in an illumination dome
    				Author = L. W. MacDonald, A. A. Hosseininaveh A., and S. Robson, 
    				Publication date = 2015/6/21
    				Conference = SPIE Optical Metrology
    				Pages = 95280I-95280I-12
    				Publisher = International Society for Optics and Photonics
    				Description = abstract The UCL Dome consists of an acrylic hemisphere of nominal diameter 1030 mm,
    						fitted with 64 flash lights, arranged in three tiers of 16, one tier of 12, and one tier of 4 lights
    						at approximately equal intervals. A Nikon D200 digital camera is mounted on a rigid steel
    						frame at the 'north pole'of the dome pointing vertically downwards with its optical axis normal
    						to the horizontal baseboard in the 'equatorial'plane. It is used to capture sets of images in
    						pixel register for visualisation and surface reconstruction. Three techniques were ...
    

  • V. Mousavi, M. Khosravi, M. Ahmadi, N. Noori, A. Hosseininaveh A.,, and M. Varshosaz, " The Performance Evaluation of Multi-Image 3d Reconstruction Software with Different Sensors," The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. 40, p. 515, 2015
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = The Performance Evaluation of Multi-Image 3d Reconstruction Software with Different Sensors
    				Author = V Mousavi, M Khosravi, M Ahmadi, N Noori, A Hosseini Naveh, M Varshosaz
    				Publication date = 2015/1/1
    				Journal = The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
    				Pages = 515
    				Publisher = Copernicus GmbH
    				Description = Abstract Today, multi-image 3D reconstruction is an active research field and generating
    						three dimensional model of the objects is one the most discussed issues in Photogrammetry
    						and Computer Vision that can be accomplished using range-based or image-based
    						methods. Very accurate and dense point clouds generated by range-based methods such
    						as structured light systems and laser scanners has introduced them as reliable tools in the
    						industry. Image-based 3D digitization methodologies offer the option of reconstructing an ...
    

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., R. Yazdan, A. Karami, M. Moradi, and F. Ghorbani, "A Low-cost and Portable System for 3D Reconstruction of Texture-less Objects", The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. 40, p. 327, , 2015
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = A Low-cost and Portable System for 3D Reconstruction of Texture-less Objects
    				Author = A Hosseininaveh, R Yazdan, A Karami, M Moradi, F Ghorbani
    				Publication date = 2015/1/1
    				Journal = The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
    				Volume = 40
    				Issue = 1
    				Pages = 327
    				Publisher = Copernicus GmbH
    				Description = Abstract The optical methods for 3D modelling of objects can be classified into two
    						categories including image-based and range-based methods. Structure from Motion is one
    						of the image-based methods implemented in commercial software. In this paper, a low-cost
    						and portable system for 3D modelling of texture-less objects is proposed. This system
    						includes a rotating table designed and developed by using a stepper motor and a very light
    						rotation plate. The system also has eight laser light sources with very dense and strong ...
    

2014

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., S. Robson, J. Boehm, M. Shortis, "Stereo Imaging Network Design for Accurate and Complete 3D Reconstruction", The Photogrammetric Record, 2014.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = Stereo‐imaging network design for precise and dense 3d reconstruction
    				Author = Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian, Stuart Robson, Jan Boehm, Mark Shortis
    				Publication date = 2014/9/1
    				Journal = The Photogrammetric Record
    				Volume = 29
    				Issue = 147
    				Pages = 317-336
    				Description = Résumé Cet article présente une nouvelle stratégie de planification d'un réseau d'images
    						stéréoscopiques, se déroulant en quatre étapes: définition du datum, estimation de la
    						distance optimale, détermination de la position de la caméra et enfin classification et
    						sélection de points de vue avantageux. Un modèle 3D maillé approximatif d'un objet issu
    						d'un système rapide bon marché est utilisé pour la première étape de la méthode. Un
    						ellipsoïde est ajusté sur ce modèle grossier pour trouver une distance de prise de vue ...
    

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., B. Sargeant, T. Erfani, S. Robson, M. Shortis, M. Hess, J. Boehm, "Toward Fully Automatic Reliable 3D Acquisition: from Designing Imaging Network to a Complete and Accurate Point Cloud". Robotics and Autonomous System Journal, 2014.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = Towards fully automatic reliable 3D acquisition: From designing imaging network to a complete and accurate point cloud
    				Author = Ali Hosseininaveh, Ben Sargeant, Tohid Erfani, Stuart Robson, Mark Shortis, Mona Hess, Jan Boehm
    				Publication date = 2014/8/31
    				Journal = Robotics and Autonomous Systems
    				Volume = 62
    				Issue = 8
    				Pages = 1197-1207
    				Publisher = North-Holland
    				Description = Abstract This paper describes a novel system for accurate 3D digitization of complex objects.
    						Its main novelties can be seen in the new approach, which brings together different systems
    						and tools in a unique platform capable of automatically generating an accurate and
    						complete model for an object of interest. This is performed through generating an
    						approximate model of the object, designing a stereo imaging network for the object with this
    						model and capturing the images at the designed postures through exploiting an inverse ...
    
    

  • L. MacDonald, A. Hosseininaveh A., S. Robson, I. Gibb, "High Art Revisited: A Photogrammetric Approach", Electronic Visulaisation and the Arts (EVA) conference, London ,2014.
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = High Art Revisited: A Photogrammetric Approach
    				Author = Lindsay MacDonald, Ali Hosseininaveh ahmadabadian, Robson Stuart, Gibb Ian
    				Publication date = 2014/7
    				Conference = Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014)
    				Pages = 8
    				Publisher = The Chartered Institute for IT
    				Description = Abstract A photogrammetric technique was developed to monitor a painted heritage ceiling
    						for evidence of cracking and flaking. A rig with up to four miniature cameras with lighting was
    						raised 8m on a telescopic mast to within 60cm of the ceiling. Sets of images were analysed
    						by a multiview stereo technique to extract point clouds from which a 3D representation of the
    						surface could be obtained. The factor limiting the performance of the system was found to be
    						not image processing but the mechanical characteristics of the telescopic mast.
    

  • L. MacDonald, M. Filomena Guerra, R. Pillay, M. Hess, S. Quirke, S. Robson, A. Hosseininaveh A.," Practice-based comparison of imaging methods for visualization of toolmarks on an Egyptian Scarab", the International Conference on Image and Signal Processing (ICISP), Cherbourg, Normandy, France,2014.
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = Practice-based comparison of imaging methods for visualization of toolmarks on an Egyptian Scarab
    				Author = Lindsay MacDonald, Maria Filomena Guerra, Ruven Pillay, Mona Hess, Stephen Quirke, Stuart Robson, Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian
    				Publication date = 2014/6/30
    				Conference = International Conference on Image and Signal Processing
    				Pages = 239-246
    				Publisher = Springer International Publishing
    				Description = Abstract 3D representations were made of a small Egyptian scarab with a gold band by a
    						number of methods, based on photogrammetry and photometric stereo. They were
    						evaluated for colour fidelity and spatial detail, in the context of a study of toolmarks and
    						manufacturing techniques of jewellery in ancient Egypt. It was found that although a 3D laser
    						scanner gave the best geometric accuracy, the camera-based methods of photogrammetry
    						and photometric stereo gave better representation of fine detail and colour on the object ...
    

  • A. Hosseininaveh A, "Photogrammetric Multi-view Stereo and Imaging Network Design", 2014.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = Photogrammetric Multi-view Stereo and Imaging Network Design
    				Author = Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian
    				Publication date = 2014/2
    				Institution = University College London
    				Description = Abstract This thesis proposes a new approach, photogrammetric multi-view stereo, for
    						accurate and dense 3D reconstruction, including scale recovery from images. The novelty of
    						the method can be seen in exploiting the length of the stereo camera base separation to
    						define scale within a robust adjustment algorithm. The method is tested by imaging a series
    						of known objects with stereo camera systems of varying quality. In each case, the baseline
    						scaled network output is used as input into four different state-of-the-art dense matching ...
    

  • Mona Hess, S Robson, A Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian, "A contest of sensors in close range 3D imaging: performance evaluation with a new metric test object" The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 2014
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = A contest of sensors in close range 3D imaging: performance evaluation with a new metric test object
    				Author = Mona Hess, S Robson, A Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian
    				Publication date = 2014/1/1
    				Journal = The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
    				Volume = 40
    				Issue = 5
    				Pages = 277
    				Publisher = Copernicus GmbH
    				Description = Abstract An independent means of 3D image quality assessment is introduced, addressing
    						non-professional users of sensors and freeware, which is largely characterized as closed-
    						sourced and by the absence of quality metrics for processing steps, such as alignment. A
    						performance evaluation of commercially available, state-of-the-art close range 3D imaging
    						technologies is demonstrated with the help of a newly developed Portable Metric Test
    						Artefact. The use of this test object provides quality control by a quantitative assessment of ...
    

  • L. W. MacDonald, A. A. Hosseininaveh A, S.Robson "Photogrammetric analysis of a heritage ceiling", The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 2014
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = Photogrammetric analysis of a heritage ceiling
    				Author = Lindsay MacDonald, A Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian, Stuart Robson
    				Publication date = 2014/1/1
    				Journal = The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
    				Volume = 40
    				Issue = 5
    				Pages = 379
    				Publisher = Copernicus GmbH
    				Description = Abstract Conservation of the painted ceiling at the historic Hampton Court Palace requires
    						the condition of the ceiling to be monitored for signs of formation of cracks and flakes in the
    						surface. Miniature monochrome cameras and LED lights were mounted on a horizontal bar,
    						and raised by a telescopic mast to 60 cm below the ceiling. Images from the cameras were
    						captured simultaneously by purposedeveloped software in a laptop computer at floor level.
    						A series of image pairs was acquired at each location, rotating the mast between each ...
    

2013

  • B. Sargeant, A. Hosseininaveh A., T. Erfani, S. Robson, J. Boehm," A Webcam Photogrammetric Method for Robot Calibration", Videometrics, Range Imaging and Applications conference, SPIE 2013, Munich.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = A webcam photogrammetric method for robot calibration
    				Author = Ben Sargeant, Ali Hosseininaveh, Tohid Erfani, Stuart Robson, Jan Boehm
    				Publication date = 2013/5/23
    				Conference = SPIE Optical Metrology 2013
    				Pages = 879103-879103-13
    				Publisher = International Society for Optics and Photonics
    				Description = abstract This paper describes a strategy for accurate robot calibration using close range
    						photogrammetry. A 5-DoF robot has been designed for placement of two web cameras
    						relative to an object. To ensure correct camera positioning, the robot is calibrated using the
    						following strategy. First, a Denavit-Hartenberg method is used to generate a general
    						kinematic robot model. A set of reference frames are defined relative to each joint and each
    						of the cameras, transformation matrices are then produced to represent change in position ...
    
    

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., S. Robson, J. Boehm, M. Shortis, "Image Selection in Multi-View Stereo Photogrammetric Methods for Metric and Complete 3D Reconstruction", , Videometrics, Range Imaging and Applications conference, SPIE 2013, Munich.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = Image selection in photogrammetric multi-view stereo methods for metric and complete 3D reconstruction
    				Author = Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian, Stuart Robson, Jan Boehm, Mark Shortis
    				Publication date = 2013/5/23
    				Conference = SPIE Optical Metrology 2013
    				Pages = 879107-879107-11
    				Publisher = International Society for Optics and Photonics
    				Description = abstract Multi-View Stereo (MVS) as a low cost technique for precise 3D reconstruction can
    						be a rival for laser scanners if the scale of the model is resolved. A fusion of stereo imaging
    						equipment with photogrammetric bundle adjustment and MVS methods, known as
    						photogrammetric MVS, can generate correctly scaled 3D models without using any known
    						object distances. Although a huge number of stereo images (eg 200 high resolution images
    						from a small object) captured of the object contains redundant data that allows detailed ...
    

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., S. Robson, J. Boehm, M. Shortis, K. Wenzel, D. Fritsch, "A Comparison of Dense Matching Algorithms for Scaled Surface Reconstruction Using Stereo Camera Rigs". ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 78, 157–167, 2013.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = A comparison of dense matching algorithms for scaled surface reconstruction using stereo camera rigs
    				Author = Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian, Stuart Robson, Jan Boehm, Mark Shortis, Konrad Wenzel, Dieter Fritsch
    				Publication date = 2013/4/30
    				Journal = ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
    				Volume = 78
    				Pages = 157-167
    				Publisher = Elsevier
    				Description = Photogrammetric methods for dense 3D surface reconstruction are increasingly available to
    						both professional and amateur users who have requirements that span a wide variety of
    						applications. One of the key concerns in choosing an appropriate method is to understand
    						the achievable accuracy and how choices made within the workflow can alter that outcome.
    		`				In this paper we consider accuracy in two components: the ability to generate a correctly
    						scaled 3D model; and the ability to automatically deliver a high quality data set that ...
    

2012

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Serpico, S. Robson, M. Hess, J. Boehm, I. Pridden, G. Amati," Automatic Image Selection in Photogrammetric Multi-view Stereo Methods". Eurographics (EG), European Association for Computer Graphics 9–16 , 2012.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = Automatic image selection in photogrammetric multi-view stereo methods
    				Author = Ali Hosseininaveh, Margaret Serpico, Stuart Robson, Mona Hess, Jan Boehm, Ivor Pridden, Giancarlo Amati
    				Publication date = 2012
    				Pages = 9-16
    				Publisher = Eurographics Association
    				Description = This paper brings together a team of specialists in optical metrology, museum curation,
    						collection digitization and 3D development to describe and illustrate by example a method
    						for the selection of the most suitable camera views, vantage viewpoints, from a large image
    						dataset intended for metric 3D artefact reconstruction. The presented approach is capable of
    						automatically identifying and processing the most appropriate images from a multi-image
    						photogrammetric network captured by an imaging specialist. The aim is to produce a 3D ...
    

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., S. Robson, J. Boehm, "A Fusion of Photogrammetry and Computer Vision Methods for Accurate 3D Reconstruction", RSPSoc 2012, Falmouth.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = A Fusion of Photogrammetry and Computer Vision Methods for Accurate 3D Reconstruction
    				Author = Ali Hosseininaveh, Stuart Robson, Jan Boehm,
    				Publication date = 2012
    

2011

  • L. MacDonald, M. Hess, A. Hosseininaveh A., S. Robson, "Calibrating an Illumination Dome for Archaeological Metrology", CAA 2011, University of Southampton OCS (beta).
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = Calibrating an Illumination Dome for Archaeological Metrology
    				Author = Lindsay MacDonald, Mona Hess, Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian, Stuart Robson
    				Publication date = 2011/12/17
    				Conference = CAA 2012
    				Description = Abstract Four techniques are compared for the geometric calibration of flash light positions
    						in a dome illumination device for digital photography:(1) the shadow cast by a vertical pin
    						onto graph paper;(2) the illuminance distribution on white paper;(3) the reflections from a
    						billiard ball;(4) a multi-image photogrammetric technique. The precision of the coordinates
    						obtained by the four techniques is analysed, and the consequent effect on the accuracy with
    						which surface normals can be determined. Calibrated test objects are used to guide the ...
    

2010

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Varshosaz, "Investigating the Capability of Videogrammetry Methods in Indoor 3D Modeling", Geomatic 89, 2010, Tehran, in Persian.
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = Investigating the Capability of Videogrammetry Methods in Indoor 3D Modeling
    				Author = Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian., M. Varshosaz
    

2007

  • M. Varshosaz, A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Hadjihosseinlou, "Speed Prediction by GIS in Urban Streets", Map World Forum, Hyderabad, India, 2007.
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = Speed Prediction by GIS in Urban Streets
    				Author = M. Varshosaz, A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Hadjihosseinlou,
    

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Varshosaz, M. Hadjihosseinlou, "Study of Traffic Elements by GIS", Map World Forum, Hyderabad, India, 2007.
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = Study of Traffic Elements by GIS
    				Author = A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Varshosaz, M. Hadjihosseinlou,
    

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Varshosaz, M. Hadjihosseinlou, "Studying the Effect of Traffic Elements for Speed Prediction", 7th conference traffic and transportation, Tehran, 2007, in Persian.
    [BibTeX]
    
    				Title = Studying the Effect of Traffic Elements for Speed Prediction
    				Author = A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Varshosaz, M. Hadjihosseinlou
    

2006

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Varshosaz, M. Hadjihosseinlou, "Speed Prediction by GIS in Urban Streets", GIS conference, Gheshm, 2006, in Persian.
    [BibTeX]
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    				Title = Speed Prediction by GIS in Urban Streets
    				Author =  A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Varshosaz, M. Hadjihosseinlou,
    

Technical Reports

  • A. Hosseininaveh A., M. Varshosaz, "Producing Panoramic Images Automatically for 3D Modeling", K. N. Toosi University 2007, in Persian.
  • Ian Gibb, Lindsay MacDonald, A. Hosseininaveh A., "Survey of Ceiling of Queens Staircase in Hampton Court Palace with Photogrammetry", Hampton court palace, London, 2012-2013.

Developed software and robots

  • Multi-view SGM. This software is developed in OpenCV for dense 3D reconstruction based on Semi-Global Matching algorithm (2011).