By On February 21, 2014

Public Website to Help Avoid Airport Obstructions

By guest blogger, Marianne Cardwell, subject-matter expert Over the years, we have had the opportunity to work on a number of airport-related projects. Right now, one of our most exciting aviation-related projects is to develop a public website for the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission (SCAC). In July 2012, Title 55 of the South Carolina code […]

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By On April 23, 2013

From Point Clouds to Surface–The Open-Source Route

Woolpert has long sought a targeted solution to the problem of LiDAR exploitation, so we devised and developed a framework, Automated Building Extraction (ABE), that uses open-source data toolkits and libraries to detect objects in LiDAR data, extract them and construct realistic surfaces representing solids within the point cloud.

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By On December 4, 2012

When Agent-Oriented Programming Works

There are several paradigms available within computing to write software, and although the final outcome (what the software actually accomplishes) may be the same, the paradigm used can make a difference for the programmer—especially with regards to flexibility in conceptual representation, design and maintenance.

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By On October 11, 2012

3 Clicks, 2 Clicks, 1 Click, Go!

When it comes to mobile mapping, the amount of data involved can be overwhelming. But what does this data tell us? Not a whole lot on its own. The big challenge is turning this mountain of data into usable information.

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