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Building change detection through comparison of a lidar scan with a building information model

Kourosh Khoshelham, Ha Thi Thu Tran

International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences | ISPRS | Published : 2019


Building Information Models (BIMs) are of paramount importance in lifecycle management of buildings as they enable collaboration among various stakeholders at different phases of a construction project, from planning to maintenance and operation. However, there is usually inconsistency between the as-is condition of the building and its existing BIM, because BIMs are generally not updated to reflect changes in the environment. Monitoring the changes during a building’s lifecycle and keeping the BIM up-to-date is useful for a variety of applications. Yet this process often involves manual surveying inspections, which are very time-consuming, error-prone, and laborious. In this paper, we prese..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This research is supported by the Australian Research Council (DP170100153). The first author acknowledges the financial support from the University of Melbourne through Melbourne International Fee Remission and a Melbourne International Research Scholarship. The datasets used in the experiments were collected as part of the ISPRS Benchmark on Indoor Modelling.