A Monocular Approach to Z axis Cinematography is among many such orphan ideas that never got beyond a preliminary development.  In today’s world there would be no place for it, but in it’s time it was an interesting puzzle to solve. 

Cine-Photogrammetry was presented to SMPTE on October 20th 2000 by Jonathan Erland

Below the Cine-Photogrammetry PDF is an additional paper on “A Monocular Approach to Z Axis”