[OSGeo-Discuss] Finding position based on horizon profile?

Tyler Mitchell tmitchell at osgeo.org
Mon Mar 28 15:32:16 PDT 2011

It's definitely in the field of augmented reality research - I had been looking for the same answer a few years ago and was pointed to a (closed access) research paper - never did get beyond that restriction :/  I'm very interested in any results you get to.


On 2011-03-28, at 1:48 PM, Michael P. Gerlek wrote:

> Consider the following hypothetical problem:
> Assume we have a good elevation data set for a large region of the earth --
> say, an entire mountain range.  Now let's say we have a photograph taken
> from the ground, the horizon of which shows the profile of a couple of the
> mountains in that range.  Can you tell me where the photograph was taken
> from?
> Any pointers to research in this area would be appreciated.
> -mpg
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