3D Coordinate Systems – Remote Course (GE study program, 2021)


3D Coordinate Systems Lecture – Welcome (Cyrill Stachniss)

Short welcome for the Lecture on “3D Coordinate Systems” taught by several professors from the IGG at the University of Bonn for the Geodetic Engineering students.

Slides: 3dcs-00-intro-4.pdf
YT Lecture playlist: PLyWhIjKEKFn_dXGsQIJyqXM-muR0g59fd

Week 1 – 10.11.2021


3D Coordinates and Representations of Rotations (Cyrill Stachniss)

Lectures on 3D coordinates and especially the different representations of rotations in the 3D world
Cyrill Stachniss

Slides: 3dcs-01-trans-rot-4.pdf
Homework assignment (together with next lecture): 3dcs-Stachniss-Exercises.pdf


Quaternions and 3d rotation, explained interactively

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Ben Eater’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/eaterbc
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Week 2


Homogeneous Coordinates – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Homogeneous coordinates explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss


Homogeneous Coordinates (Cyrill Stachniss)

Lecture on Homogeneous Coordinates
Cyrill Stachniss

Slides: 3dcs-02-homogeneous-coords-4.pdf
Homework assignment (together with other lecture)

Week 4


Coordinate Transformations Applied to Geodetic Sensors (Tomislav Medic)

Coordinate Transformations Applied to Geodetic Sensors
Tomislav Medic

Slides: pdf
Homework assigment: pdf
Data: archive

Week 6


Earth Ellipsoid, Ellipsoidal Coordinates, Satellite Coordinates – Part I (Jürgen Kusche)

Slides: pdf
Homework assigment: pdf

Week 7


Earth Ellipsoid, Ellipsoidal Coordinates, Satellite Coordinates – Part II (Jürgen Kusche)

Slides: pdf
Homework assigment: pdf

Week 9


Transforming Station Coordinates from the Terrestrial to the Celestial Frame (M. Schindelegger)

Slides: pdf
Exercise: pdf
Homework assignment: pdf
File: subroutine.zip

Week 11


Transforming Geocentric Coordinates to Official Coordinates (Tomislav Medic)

Transforming Geocentric Coordinates to Official Coordinates
Tomislav Medic

Slides: pdf
Homework assigment: pdf

Week 13


Map Projections (Jan-Henrik Haunert)

Introduction to map projections with a focus on cylindrical map projections

Slides: pdf
Homework assigment: pdf
Data: archive


Map Projections Exercise

Slides: pdf
Homework assigment: (see lecture by Prof. Haunert above)