RPC(Remote Procedure Call Protocol)——远程过程调用协议,它是一种通过网络从远程计算机程序上请求服务,而不需要了解底层网络技术的协议。


The Rational Polynomial Camera (RPC) model can be used to describe a variety of image acquisition systems in remote sensing, notably optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensors. RPC functions relate 3D to 2D coordinates and vice versa, regardless of physical sensor specificities, which has made them an essential tool to harness satellite images in a generic way. This article describes a terrain-independent algorithm to accurately derive a RPC model from a set of 3D-2D point correspondences based on a regularized least squares fit. The performance of the method is assessed by varying the point correspondences and the size of the area that they cover. We test the algorithm on SAR and optical data, to derive RPCs from physical sensor models or from other RPC models after composition with corrective functions.