• Robust Building Outline Extraction. PTO 56793223, Provisional filing May 2008, Full filing May 2009.

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • ”Visualisation of urban airborne laser scanning data with occlusion images”,
    T. Hinks, H. Carr, H. Gharibi, D. Laefer,
    ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vol. 104, June 2015, pp. 77–87.
  • ”Point Cloud Data Conversion into Solid Models via Point-Based Voxelization”,
    T. Hinks, H. Carr, L. Truong-Hong, D. Laefer,
    J. Surv. Eng., Vol. 139, No. 2, May 2013, pp. 72–83.
  • “Combining an Angle Criterion with Voxelization and the Flying Voxel Method in Reconstructing Building Models from LiDAR Data”,
    L. Truong-Hong, D.F. Laefer, T. Hinks, H. Carr,
    Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 2, February 2013, pp. 112–129.
  • “Flying Voxel Method with Delaunay Triangulation Criterion For Façade/Feature Detection For Computation”,
    L. Truong-Hong, D. Laefer, T. Hinks, H. Carr,
    J. of Computing in Civil Eng., ASCE.
  • “New Advances in Automated Urban Modelling from Airborne Laser Scanning Data”,
    D.F. Laefer, T. Hinks, H. Carr, L. Truong-Hong,
    Recent Patents on Engineering, Bentham Science Publishers, Vol. 5, No. 3, December 2011, pp. 196-208.
  • “New possibilities for damage prediction from tunnel subsidence using aerial LiDAR data”,
    D.F. Laefer, T. Hinks, H. Carr,
    Geotechnical Challenges in Megacities, Vol. 2, June 7-10, 2010, ISSMGE Moscow, pp. 622-629.
    Paper [.pdf]
  • “Wind-Driven Snow Buildup Using a Level Set Approach”, Best Presentation Award
    T. Hinks, K. Museth,
    Eurographics Ireland Workshop Series, Vol. 9, December 2009, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 19-26.
    Paper [.pdf]   Presentation [.pdf]
  • “Flight Optimization Algorithms for Aerial LiDAR Capture for Urban Infrastructure Model Generation”,
    T. Hinks, H. Carr, D.F. Laefer,
    Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 4, November/December 2009, pp. 330-339.
    Paper [.pdf]
  • “Post Facto Registration Tools for Urban Modelling”,
    Y. Morvan, T. Hinks, H. Carr, D.F. Laefer, C. O’Sullivan, W.S. Morrish,
    EuroGraphics 2008, April 2008, Crete, Greece, pp. 215-218.
    Short Paper [.pdf]   Video [.avi] ~60 MB   Poster [.pdf] ~95 MB
  • “Impediments to vertical data capture from Aerial LiDAR for Three-dimensional Building Extraction”,
    T. Hinks, H. Carr, D.F. Laefer,
    IABSE Symposium Report, IABSE Symposium, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, September 2007, Weimar, Germany, pp. 268-274.

Posters & Presentations

  • “Impediments to Vertical Data Capture from Aerial LiDAR for Three-dimensional Building Extraction”,
    TRB 87th Annual Meeting, January 2008, Washington, DC, USA.


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