‘While you’re refreshing yourself,’ said the Queen, ‘I’ll just take the measurements.’ And she took a ribbon out of her pocket, marked in inches, and began measuring the ground and sticking little pegs in here and there.
Through the Looking-Glass
The potential of holography in measurement science was noted early in its history. Photogrammetry, its origins in aerial photographic reconnaissance, had existed since the First World War and had quickly become an important tool in map making.
Photogrammetry is the use of photography for measurement purposes. By analogy, the use of holography in measurement is termed hologrammetry.
An early discovery in photogrammetry was the ability to estimate the heights ...