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Virtual 3D City Models

Rudi Stouffs
2022 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Virtual 3D city models, in varying forms of extent and detail, are becoming more common, yet their usage might still be limited [...]  ...  use of the potential of 3D virtual city models.  ...  and use of virtual 3D city models as "digital twins".  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi11040240 fatcat:k33mx33ofrbhxbkmrcho2ii6oq

Immersive Visualization of Virtual 3D City Models and its Applications in E-Planning

Juri Engel, Jürgen Döllner
2012 International Journal of E-Planning Research  
This contribution is concerned with the main requirements and technical concepts of a system for visualizing virtual 3D city models in large-scale, fully immersive environments.  ...  Immersive visualization offers an intuitive access to and an effective way of realizing, exploring, and analyzing virtual 3D city models, which are essential tools for effective communication and management  ...  of virtual 3D city models in 1:1 scale.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijepr.2012100102 fatcat:qpe4zlon6jgvhhnu2qpuqrk6zm

Virtual 3D Campus for Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

Syahiirah Salleh, Uznir Ujang, Suhaibah Azri
2021 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Like 3D city modeling, a 3D model of campuses can be utilized to provide a better foundation for planning, navigation and management of buildings.  ...  The resulting 3D model of buildings was in CityGML format level of detail 2, consisting of ground, wall and roof surfaces.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi10060356 fatcat:56ehcy6trrdknks6u5hofoizw4

LOW-COST DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERACTIVE, IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE OF THE HISTORIC CITY MODEL STADE 1620

A. Walmsley, T. P. Kersten
2019 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
This virtual city model is based on a physical 3D model of the town, exhibited in the Stade town hall.  ...  has become increasingly important to develop low-cost methodologies for the creation of 3D immersive virtual environments and interactive experiences.  ...  Sebastian Möllers, as well as city of Stade, in particular Dr. Andreas Schäfer, for their support in the development of Stade 1620.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-2-w17-405-2019 fatcat:ivqixhhkyjhxrnkilrmuvr56la

Developing Effective Navigation Techniques in Virtual 3D Environments [article]

Sabine Volbracht, Gitta Domik
2000 ICAT-EGVE 2014 - International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence and Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments  
, both for users as well as for developers of three-dimensional environments.  ...  As a result of the increasing use of three-dimensional environments and of frequently inefficient possibilities for navigation, a fundamental understanding of navigation is becoming ever more important  ...  To validate this model and its use for creating and evaluating navigation techniques in a virtual 3D environment, we used the 'City Game'.  ... 
doi:10.2312/egve/egve00/055-064 fatcat:dsmi2m7gqbgxdmqeykofnibiii

Universcity: Towards a holistic approach to educational virtual city design

M. Fominykh, E. Prasolova-Forland, M. Morozov, A. Gerasimov, F. Bellotti, R. Berta, S. Cardona, A. De Gloria
2010 2010 16th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia  
The metaphor of a city is widely used in the design of virtual worlds. However, a systematic approach to learning support in virtual cities is not fully developed yet.  ...  In this paper, we seek to develop a holistic approach to educational virtual cities, introducing a concept of 'Universcity' as a framework for a wide range of social, cultural and educational activities  ...  VCYO is a 3D virtual environment representing the central part of the city of Yoshkar-Ola in exact manner (Fig. 2) .  ... 
doi:10.1109/vsmm.2010.5665929 fatcat:jof7rsap4fdfve5tcfqiw54sxq

Habitable 3D Learning Environments for Situated Learning [chapter]

William H. Bares, Luke S. Zettlemoyer, James C. Lester
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The SAIL framework has been used to implement CPU CITY, a 3D learning environment testbed for the domain of computer architecture.  ...  Habitable 3D learning environments, in which learners guide avatars through virtual worlds for role-based problem solving, hold great promise for situated learning.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to: the design team (Tim Buie, Mike Cuales, and Rob Gray), led by Patrick FitzGerald, for the modeling of the CPU CITY testbed; Francis Fong, for his work on the animation tools  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-68716-5_13 fatcat:2gz3ckf6abbb7jfog7t5pu2uby

Creating Immersive Virtual Environments Based on Open Geospatial Data and Game Engines

Julian Keil, Dennis Edler, Thomas Schmitt, Frank Dickmann
2021 KN - Journal of Cartography and Geographic Information  
This paper presents several workflows to apply digital elevation data and 3D city model data from OpenStreetMap and the Open.NRW initiative to Unity-based 3D environments.  ...  The ability to use geospatial data to shape virtual 3D environments opens a multitude of possibilities for geographic applications, such as construction planning, spatial hazard simulations or representation  ...  of 3D city models.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42489-020-00069-6 fatcat:npphrkeidbgapacxsvxytodlxi

PURAWALOKANAYA - The Virtual Tour to Ancient City of Polonnaruwa - Sri Lanka

M. D., W. S., R. H., P. K., Y. D.
2018 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Along with the 3D models of the important ancient buildings, the application has modeled the natural environment to give more realistic feeling to the user.  ...  This research paper explains the design and the development of a virtual reality application named "Porawalokanaya", modeled "Polonnaruwa", an ancient city in Sri Lanka.  ...  The Main goal of this research project is to give the user a virtual Reality experience inside Ancient City of "Polonnaruwa", which will provide a learning environment for students of all ages and the  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2018916130 fatcat:pr3p3vatfzbyve7fq3psgfmzbu

Internet-based Distributed Collaborative Engineering Analysis

Qiuli Sun, Kurt Gramoll
2002 Concurrent Engineering - Research and Applications  
This paper proposes a Virtual City framework to investigate Internet-based distributed collaborative environment for engineering education and design.  ...  These features are the key requirements of distributed collaborative concept. Interactivity, 3D visualization, encouragement of teamwork are emphasized in the Virtual City.  ...  How good is the Virtual City at helping you visualize 3D models?  ... 
doi:10.1177/106329302129140232 fatcat:pn6oixhen5e33j2tcih247life

Auralization of Aircraft Noise in an Urban Environment

Roalt Aalmoes, Maurits Van Der Veen, Henk Lania
2019 Proceedings of the ICA congress  
A dynamic 3D model of the urban environment is constructed using publicly available city data.  ...  This research effort aims at creating an auralization of a VTOL aircraft flying through an urban environment.  ...  If so, virtual sound sources are added in the 3D environment on the location of the reflection.  ... 
doi:10.18154/rwth-conv-238965 fatcat:7bzngov3wreqncmjtt4vg76yai

The Role of the Virtual City in Urban Development

Hasanain A. Karbol, Sarah M. Al-Saadi
2021 International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning  
The virtual reality of cities is the current historical period of urban progress and a kind of interconnected co-activity between innovative virtual elements, elements of the city and its urban parts according  ...  to determine the roles of the ideas of the virtual world and the virtual city in the work of both specialists and decision makers, and the urban development processes of traditional and historical cities  ...  The typical results of the 3D virtual city modelling are by entering: Query image, Aerial view, Mid-level display and Street View for virtual cities [24] , as in Figure 7 . 3D virtual demonstration results  ... 
doi:10.18280/ijsdp.160717 fatcat:5qi3vqcn5bcchbfyutf4iwwd7q

Hypermedia urban models in virtual environments: Case studies of central areas of Argentine cities

Diana Rodríguez Barros, Dora Castañe, Alfredo Stipech
2008 International Journal of Architectural Computing  
The virtual models of urban fragments recreate environments of simulation and analysis with a great degree of realism.This paper addresses a review of case studies in which Argentine researchers from three  ...  We examine spatial databases from a representational and communicational perspective as virtual 3D, walkthrough, and interconnected urban models.  ...  Urban databases of central areas of Argentine and Latin American cities" project, funded by SCTeIP ANPCyT FONCyT PICT 13-0885, (National Agency for the Advancement of Science and Technology through the  ... 
doi:10.1260/147807708785960102 fatcat:vtii5tko4jhs7lgcytrcidnpb4

Reconstructing Leonardo's ideal city - from handwritten codexes to webtalk-II

Thimoty Barbieri, Paolo Paolini
2001 Proceedings of the 2001 conference on Virtual reality, archeology, and cultural heritage - VAST '01  
Based on the experience of our previous collaborative 3D projects for museums, we recently implemented a new environment, the reconstruc-  ...  Collaborative Virtual Environments are a class of desktop applications that allow the user to explore a 3D environment, being aware of the presence, the position and the activity of other users, which  ...  Francesca Alonzo coordinated the content layout for the related website. Professor Paolo Paolini, at Politecnico di Milano, is the mentor of this research project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/585001.585003 fatcat:xejgon7rhjdrxagwhkvvlgfc64

Reconstructing Leonardo's ideal city - from handwritten codexes to webtalk-II

Thimoty Barbieri, Paolo Paolini
2001 Proceedings of the 2001 conference on Virtual reality, archeology, and cultural heritage - VAST '01  
Based on the experience of our previous collaborative 3D projects for museums, we recently implemented a new environment, the reconstruc-  ...  Collaborative Virtual Environments are a class of desktop applications that allow the user to explore a 3D environment, being aware of the presence, the position and the activity of other users, which  ...  Francesca Alonzo coordinated the content layout for the related website. Professor Paolo Paolini, at Politecnico di Milano, is the mentor of this research project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/584993.585003 dblp:conf/vast/BarbieriP01 fatcat:lmpidbbxmffpfdtaefzylw2i6y
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