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Prof Long QUAN and his team developed breakthrough mapping technology. The current mapping technology of Google uses images taken from helicopters and from vehicles. The missing parts are manually filled. The results may not be very accurate. Prof Quan and his team develop an algorithm which can map the views of buildings and landmarks according to the images obtained. It replaces most of the manual input for filling in the missing parts and thus enhances the accuracy of images. The University is also collaborating with Thales Group, a French multinational aerospace, defence, transport, and security firm, to build up maps.