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Paper 0335:
3D Modelling of Large Urban Scenes from Diverse Sources of Information

id 0335
authors Coelho, A.F., Sousa, A.A. and Ferreira, F.N.
year 2003
title 3D Modelling of Large Urban Scenes from Diverse Sources of Information
source ELPUB2003. From information to knowledge: Proceedings of the 7th ICCC/IFIP International Conference on Electronic Publishing held at the Universidade do Minho, Portugal 25-28 June 2003/Edited by: Sely Maria de Souza Costa, João Álovaro Carvalho, Ana Alice Baptista, Ana Cristina Santos Moreira. Universidade do Minho, 2003.
summary The complex and extensive nature of urban environments creates difficulties to the task of generating virtual models. Thus a great effort in terms of human resources, time and money is needed. Nevertheless a large number of professionals and institutions devout efforts to gather and analyse data from these urban environments. As data is usually stored in a digital format, it becomes a valuable asset to incorporate it in the modelling process of virtual environments. This paper presents a three-dimensional modelling system with interoperable access to data in diverse formats and digital support, drived by an L-system based modelling process that automatically generates initial solutions for virtual environments, which can be incrementally improved.
keywords 3D Modelling; L-systems; Virtual Reality; XML; X3D; XSLT; Computer Graphics; Geographic Information Systems
series ELPUB:2003
type full paper
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