Francisco R. Feito

Francisco R. Feito
Universidad de Jaén | UJAEN · Department of Computer Sciences

PhD

About

165
Publications
34,083
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
1,325
Citations
Citations since 2017
55 Research Items
664 Citations
2017201820192020202120222023050100150
2017201820192020202120222023050100150
2017201820192020202120222023050100150
2017201820192020202120222023050100150
Additional affiliations
November 1989 - present
Universidad de Jaén
Position
  • Full Professor / Head of the Computer Graphics and Geomatics Research Group

Publications

Publications (165)
Article
3D point clouds have a significant impact on a wide range of applications, although their acquisition is frequently conditioned by the occlusion of the objects in the scene. To address this problem, this paper describes an approach for optimizing LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) surveys using metaheuristics such as local searches and genetic alg...
Article
Full-text available
The reconstruction of tree branching structures is a longstanding problem in Computer Graphics which has been studied over several data sources, from photogrammetry point clouds to Terrestrial and Aerial Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging technology. However, most data sources present acquisition errors that make the reconstruction more challengin...
Article
Full-text available
In any productive sector, predictive tools are crucial for optimal management and decision-making. In the health sector, it is especially important to have information available in advance, as this not only means optimizing resources, but also improving patient care. This work focuses on the management of healthcare resources in primary care centre...
Article
Background and objective: The analysis of the features of certain tissues is required by many procedures of modern medicine, allowing the development of more efficient treatments. The recognition of landmarks allows the planning of orthopedic and trauma surgical procedures, such as the design of prostheses or the treatment of fractures. Formerly,...
Article
Full-text available
Accepted: 22 August 2022 / Published: 31 August 2022 (This article belongs to the Special Issue Internet and Computers for Agriculture) Download PDF Browse Figures Review Reports Citation Export Abstract Predictive systems are a crucial tool in management and decision-making in any productive sector. In the case of agriculture, it is especially int...
Article
Tree modeling has been extensively studied in computer graphics. Recent advances in the development of high-resolution sensors and data processing techniques are extremely useful for collecting 3D datasets of real-world trees and generating increasingly plausible branching structures. The wide availability of versatile acquisition platforms allows...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
This work describes an efficient approach for generating large 3D thermal point clouds considering the occlusion of camera viewpoints. For that purpose, RGB and thermal imagery are first corrected and fused with an intensity correlation-based algorithm. Then, absolute temperature values are obtained from the normalized data. Finally, thermal imager...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The generation of realistic natural scenarios is a longstanding and ongoing challenge in Computer Graphics. LiDAR (Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging) point clouds have been gaining interest for the representation and analysis of real-world scenarios. However, the output of these sensors is conditioned by several parameters, including, but not lim...
Article
Full-text available
Hyperspectral data are being increasingly used for the characterization and understanding of real-world scenarios. In this field, UAV-based sensors bring the opportunity to collect multiple samples from different viewpoints. Thus, light-material interactions of real objects may be observed in outdoor scenarios with a significant spatial resolution...
Article
Full-text available
In this work, we present an efficient GPU-based LiDAR scanner simulator. Laser-based scanning is a useful tool for applications ranging from reverse engineering or quality control at an object scale to large-scale environmental monitoring or topographic mapping. Beyond that, other specific applications require a large amount of LiDAR data during de...
Poster
Full-text available
The generation of realistic natural scenarios is a longstanding and ongoing challenge in Computer Graphics. A common source of real-environmental scenarios is open point cloud datasets acquired by LiDAR (Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging) devices. However, these data have low density and are not able to provide sufficiently detailed environments....
Article
Full-text available
Modelling of material appearance from reflectance measurements has become increasingly prevalent due to the development of novel methodologies in Computer Graphics. In the last few years, some advances have been made in measuring the light-material interactions, by employing goniometers/reflectometers under specific laboratory’s constraints. A wide...
Article
Thermal imaging has been widely used for the inspection of human-made and natural scenarios, from electrical installations and advanced machinery to buildings. Regarding buildings, it can be used to assess problems concerning heat, airflows, and water. Hence, thermography has been increasingly applied to the energy efficiency of new and old buildin...
Article
Full-text available
Thermal infrared (TIR) images acquired from Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAV) are gaining scientific interest in a wide variety of fields. However, the reconstruction of three-dimensional (3D) point clouds utilizing consumer-grade TIR images presents multiple drawbacks as a consequence of low-resolution and induced aberrations. Consequently, these p...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
This paper presents a GPU-based LiDAR simulator to generate large datasets of ground-truth point clouds. LiDAR technology has significantly increased its impact on academic and industrial environments. However, some of its applications require a large amount of annotated LiDAR data. Furthermore, there exist many types of LiDAR sensors. Therefore, d...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Figure 1: Performance comparison: OpenGL and CUDA implementations for a dataset of 271 million points and 1352 different viewpoints. Abstract Three-dimensional point clouds have conventionally been used along with several sources of information. This fusion can be performed by projecting the point cloud into the image plane and retrieving additiona...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
El problema denominado Intrinsic Image Decomposition sigue siendo un desafío por resolver en informática gráfica. Aunque el uso de arquitecturas de aprendizaje profundo supondría un avance significativo, los conjuntos de datos de entrenamiento utilizados son aún reducidos. En este estudio se presenta una metodología para la generación de imágenes y...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose: Virtual reality has been used as a training platform in medicine, allowing the repetition of a situation/scenario as many times as needed and making it patient-specific prior to an operation. Of special interest is the minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO). It represents a novel technique for orthopedic trauma surgery, but requir...
Conference Paper
Materials represented by measured BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution function) with reflectance data captured from real-world materials have become increasingly prevalent due to the development of novel measurement approaches. Nowadays, important limitations can be highlighted in the current material scanning process, mostly related to th...
Article
The three-dimensional virtualization of ceramic models uses archaeological drawings as one of its bases. A lack of normalisation in the graphic representation is one of the main problems that hinder the work of automatic vectorisation, given that traditional programming algorithms do not have the capacity for generalisation. In this study, we propo...
Article
Full-text available
Hyperspectral sensors mounted in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) offer new opportunities to explore high-resolution multi-temporal spectral analysis in remote sensing applications. Nevertheless, the use of hyperspectral data still poses challenges mainly in postprocessing to correct from high geometric deformation of images. In general, the acquisi...
Article
Multiple types of images provide useful information about a crop, but image fusion is still a challenge in Precision Agriculture (PA). We describe a framework which manages a multi-layer registration model of heterogeneous images obtained by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) by proposing pair-to-pair steps through a registration method invariant to...
Article
Full-text available
Mixed reality (MR) enables a novel way to visualize virtual objects on real scenarios considering physical constraints. This technology arises with other significant advances in the field of sensors fusion for human-centric 3D capturing. Recent advances for scanning the user environment, real-time visualization and 3D vision using ubiquitous system...
Article
Full-text available
The optimisation of vineyards management requires efficient and automated methods able to identify individual plants. In the last few years, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have become one of the main sources of remote sensing information for Precision Viticulture (PV) applications. In fact, high resolution UAV-based imagery offers a unique capabil...
Data
Source code of an implementation of the algorithm using modern OpenGL (4.0+).
Article
Full-text available
In recent years, the application of geomatics tools in archaeology has proved to be very useful to obtain meaningful knowledge of the 3D reconstruction of archaeological remains and semantic classification of the 3D surface. These techniques have proven to be an effective solution for the 3D modeling and the extraction of many spatial features on a...
Article
Full-text available
The characterization of 3D vegetation structures is an important topic, which has been addressed by recent research in remote sensing. The forest inventory requires the proper extraction of accurate structural and functional features of individual trees. This paper presents a novel methodology to study the impact of the canopy reflectance on the 3D...
Article
An accurate identification of bone features is required by modern orthopedics to improve patient recovery. The analysis of landmarks enables the planning of a fracture reduction surgery, designing prostheses or fixation devices, and showing deformities accurately. The recognition of these features was previously performed manually. However, this lo...
Article
Full-text available
The characterization of natural spaces by the precise observation of their material properties is highly demanded in remote sensing and computer vision. The production of novel sensors enables the collection of heterogeneous data to get a comprehensive knowledge of the living and non-living entities in the ecosystem. The high resolution of consumer...
Article
Full-text available
3D plant structure observation and characterization to get a comprehensive knowledge about the plant status still poses a challenge in Precision Agriculture (PA). The complex branching and self-hidden geometry in the plant canopy are some of the existing problems for the 3D reconstruction of vegetation. In this paper, we propose a novel application...
Article
Full-text available
The integral management of facilities located in the subsoil or hidden in walls and ceilings entails numerous challenges in terms of accurate positioning and data update.We describe the characteristics of the information system designed to act in the life cycle of facilities networks.We focus on the data model design, whose core connects topologica...
Article
Virtual and augmented reality have been used to assist and improve human capabilities in many fields. Most recent advances allow the usage of these technologies for personal and professional purposes. In particular, they have been progressively introduced in many medical procedures since the last century. Thanks to immersive training systems and a...
Chapter
The work presented has the scope of the analysis of environmental sustainability, and more specifically, in agriculture. Agriculture is a fundamental sector in the Spanish economy and even more in the region of Andalusia, being the main exponent the cultivation of olive grove. However, despite the mechanization achieved in most of the cultivation p...
Chapter
This paper presents first steps for the development of a 3D Farm Management Information System (FMIS), which involves a simulation model of a virtual olive tree plantation based on the fusion of real data from different sensors. It may be used for several purposes ranging from improvement of the irrigation system, plant growth estimation with proce...
Article
In this paper, we address the problem of collision detection between very high resolution polygonal models. We propose an approach that uses the EBP-Octree data structure in a single-core CPU architecture. The algorithm manages a set of files to support a cache-like out-of-core algorithm that performs the collision and intersection tests. Our metho...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Multi-lens multispectral cameras allow us to record multispectral information for a whole area of terrain, even though we may only need the vegetation data. Based on the intensity of each multispectral image we can retrieve the contours of the trees that appear on the recorded terrain. However, multispectral cameras use a physically different lens...
Article
Currently, customer relationship management (CRM) tools are very important in our society because they provide a comunication channel to the healthcare system for patients. Salud Responde is a CRM that provides many health services for the entire population of Andalusia, in southern Spain. The number and frequenzy of phone calls received change alo...
Article
The automatic recognition of real environments has become a relevant issue for multiple purposes in computer graphics, computer vision and artificial intelligence. In this work, we focus on environment understanding according to input CAD models for an Augmented Reality (AR) application. We provide a novel solution for the management of building in...
Article
Augmented reality (AR) has experienced a breakthrough in many areas of application thanks to cheaper hardware and a strong industry commitment. In the field of management of urban facilities, this technology allows virtual access and interaction with hidden underground elements. This paper presents a new approach to enable AR in mobile devices such...
Article
Full-text available
This paper presents a formal framework for the representation of three-dimensional geospatial data and the definition of common geographic information system (GIS) spatial operations. We use the compact stack-based representation of terrains (SBRT) in order to model geological volumetric data, both at the surface and subsurface levels, thus prevent...
Article
In this article, we introduce a novel occlusion culling method working on the server side to provide real-time navigation on web-based systems. Nowadays, virtual navigation in urban environments is a rising trend in several contexts such as tourism, GPS navigation systems, and video games. A city environment is usually associated with a complex dat...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Several geospatial problems like urban subsurface analysis involve data from multiple domains and nature. For instance, an urban infrastructure analysis must take into account not only the urban elements but their geological environment. This requires the definition of hybrid schemes and algorithms that keep the dimensionality and domain of the dat...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Real-time visualization in web-based system remains challenging due to the amount of information associated to a 3D urban models. However, these 3D models are not able to provide advanced management of urban infrastructures, such as underground facilities. Nowadays, 3D GIS is considered the appropriate tool to provide accurate analysis and decision...
Article
Full-text available
Geological structures, both at the surface and subsurface levels, are typically represented by means of voxel data. This model presents a major drawback: its large storage requirements. In this paper, we address this problem and propose the use of a stack-based representation for geological surface-subsurface structures. Although this representatio...
Article
Full-text available
The digitization process for religious artifacts is subject to inherent difficulties often ignored in theoretical models or pipelines. In this paper we aim to describe these problems, which are present in practical environments such as temples and churches, using white light scanners instead of other common devices or technologies such as laser sca...
Article
Full-text available
Human and medical resources in the Spanish primary health care centres are usually planned and managed on the basis of the average number of patients in previous years. However, sudden increases in patient demand leading to delays and slip-ups can occur at any time without warning. This paper describes a predictive model capable of calculating pati...
Article
In this paper we address the problem of fast inclusion tests and distance calculation in very large models, an important issue in the context of environments involving haptic interaction or collision detection. Unfortunately, existing haptic rendering or collision detection toolkits cannot handle polygonal models obtained from 3D digitized point cl...
Article
Full-text available
A spherical photo is an image that it can show a scene and the user can interact with its. We are working in the Jaén’s cathedral. We are giving the possibility of a virtual visit with good results in many points at this place. We labored with a camera called Lady Bug 2. It can take spherical photo very easy. We used some web tools where we share a...
Article
Full-text available
The continued availability of products at any store is the major issue in order to provide good customer service. If the store is a drugstore this matter reaches a greater importance, as out of stock of a drug when there is high demand causes problems and tensions in the healthcare system. There are numerous studies of the impact this issue has on...
Article
Full-text available
Large point clouds from radars and these-dimensional scanners are commonly used in Archaeology. However, in most cases these models cannot be properly integrated and used in software such as heritage management due to its large size. Therefore, some tools to make this management easier and optimize the processing are needed. In this work, we propon...
Conference Paper
In this paper we describe the methodology carried out in the Cathedral of Jaen (Spain) during the scanning, processing of the resulting point clouds and the post-processing into a three-dimensional model. The virtual cathedral is placed in a web-site using WebGL in order to be visited and admired in detail.
Article
Full-text available
Many real objects are heterogeneous. They are composed of diverse materials, which are present in varying proportions. Materials inside the solid do not have to be uniformly distributed. So, methods capable of accurately model not only the boundary of the solid, but also the distribution of material in every single point of its interior, are needed...
Article
In this paper we present a deferred method for evaluating a complete CSG tree based on triangulated solids. It allows the exact evaluation of the surface of the entire model in a single step, using regularized Boolean classifications. The overall performance with this approach is better than with the classical method, which incrementally evaluates...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Management, interpretation and visualization of geoscientific and atmospherical information is a major problem for the geoscientist and for a correct diffusion, due to its high volume, complexity, spatiotemporal dimension and three-dimensional nature. As a result, development of software tools for integration, exploration and graphical analysis of...
Article
"Incentivized Sustainable Mobility" is a conceptual business model which involves four stakeholders: citizens, municipalities, commerce and mobility services. A platform named "ISUMO" (Incentivized Sustainable Mobility) provides technological support to this business model, integrating a set of metaservices that unifies the existing ICTs of transpo...
Article
Three dimensional (3D) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are the appropriate systems for storing, manipulating and visualizing spatial data in urban environments. Providing web-based interaction to these systems is quite challenging. In this paper we present the techniques and protocols incorporated into a web-based prototype for navigation and...
Article
Full-text available
Objective: The aim of this article is to demonstrate the importance of the role a health CRM can play in a pandemic or health alert. During the influenza-A pandemic, Salud Responde played a very important role. Its main objective was to establish protocols and citizens advice lines that would avoid patients with mild influenza-A symptoms going to...