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Evaluating the Accuracy of Determining Coordinates of a Corner of a Building Measured in the RTN GNSS Mode, Having Applied the Innovative Algorithm of Vector Translation

Robert Krzyżek
  • AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mining Surveying and Environmental Engineering, Department of Integrated Geodesy and Cartography 30 Mickiewicza Av., 30-059 Krakow, Poland
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Published Online: 2017-08-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/rgg-2017-0002


The study evaluates the accuracy of determining coordinates of a corner of a building measured in the RTN GNSS mode (Real Time Network Global Navigation Satellite System) using the method of line-line intersection and having applied the algorithm of vector translation, developed by the author. The performed analysis of accuracy proved a high precision in determining the points subjected to studies. An important factor in the formation of a mean error regarding the position of the corner of a building, having used the algorithm of vector translation, is the assumption of correctness of the reference points, i.e. the so-called base points, determined in the RTN GNSS mode. In this case, the base points take the role of measurement control points. The mean error of the position of the corner of a building, taking into account the innovative solution, is at the level of several centimeters. The study results presented in the article allow to positively evaluate the algorithm of vector translation in terms of accuracy of determining the position of a corner of a building, measured in real time.

Keywords: RTN GNSS; vector translation; measurement of building structures; innovative algorithm


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Received: 2016-11-22

Accepted: 2017-01-17

Published Online: 2017-08-01

Published in Print: 2017-06-27

Citation Information: Reports on Geodesy and Geoinformatics, ISSN (Online) 2391-8152, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/rgg-2017-0002.

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