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Building Bridges Activity within a Virtual Environment [chapter]

Alcínia Z. Sampaio, Luís Viana
2014 The Thousand Faces of Virtual Reality  
VR technology in education In order to create models, which could visually simulate the progressive sequence of the process and allowing interaction with it, techniques of virtual reality were used.  ...  Furthermore, the possibility of interaction with the geometric models can be provided through the VR technology capacities.  ... 
doi:10.5772/58919 fatcat:7zz3c57hrnhffpv3kntihtjz5i

Virtual Reality Technology Applied on the Visual Simulation of Construction Activities

A. Z. Sampaio, P. G. Henriques
2008 Open Construction & Building Technology Journal  
However, the visual simulation of the construction process of a building need models which are able to produce dynamic changes of its geometry.  ...  This paper reports how virtual reality techniques were used to obtain models that could show their physical evolution over time and which would be able to simulate construction processes visually.  ...  the visual simulation of the construction of the bridge.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874836800802010007 fatcat:44vn5sjq4fgkfhnoasji2wnrli

Virtual Reality Technology Used in Civil Engineering Education~!2010-02-18~!2010-06-15~!2010-09-02~!

A. Sampaio
2010 The Open Virtual Reality Journal  
The VR model created to help the management of lighting systems in buildings allows the visual and interactive transmission of information related to the physical behaviour of the elements, defined as  ...  Didactic interactive models showing construction works were also developed.  ...  Thus, in this field, 4D models combine 3D models with the project timeline, and VR technology has been used to render 4D models more realistic allowing interaction with the environment representing the  ... 
doi:10.2174/1875323x01002010018 fatcat:rwvkz4gcnff43ogqegkn6z4mpu

Virtual Reality Models Used On The Visualization Of Construction Activities In Civil Engineering Education

Alcínia Z. Sampaio, Pedro G. Henriques
2007 Zenodo  
The applications explain the construction work of a cavity wall and a bridge.  ...  They do not allow the observation of the construction progress of a building. Models that could present dynamically changes of the building geometry are a good support to the elaboration of projects.  ...  Virtual reality (VR) allows the interactive real-time viewing of 3D building models and can greatly facilitate the process of visualizing, evaluating and communicating new building designs.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1084901 fatcat:mtrf2gtrhbdabmbo7n5mtyxc2m

Composing And Performing Complex Systems: From The Quantum To The Cosmological

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin
2021 Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology  
as with an orchestra and a conductor, and client-toclient technologies as with an instrumental ensemble that cues off of one another.  ...  Barbara, evolving to include visual and interactive technologies, moving to large scale virtual reality systems in the Digital Media Center I designed in the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at  ...  She is the creator of the AlloSphere Instrument and the Graduate Program in Media Arts and Technology at UCSB.  ... 
doi:10.1162/leon_a_02148 fatcat:h2umi5n2l5b5tjaxn57gzb2pnu

Didactic Models in Civil Engineering Education: Virtual Simulation of Construction Works [chapter]

Alcnia Z., Carlos O., Octvio P.
2010 Virtual Reality  
The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Foundation for Science and Technology, a Governmental Organization for the research project PTDC/ ECM/ 67748/ 2006, now in progress.  ...  Thus, in this field, 4D models combine 3D models with the project timeline, and VR technology has been used to render 4D models more realistic allowing interaction with the environment representing the  ...  In order to create models, which could visually simulate the progressive sequence of the process and allowing interact with it, techniques of virtual reality were used.  ... 
doi:10.5772/12996 fatcat:mls2tt2pmfexrkn6u3gtjvk4wq

Introduction to the Vast 2010 Special Issue–Special Issue of best papers of Visual Aanlytics Science and Technology (VAST) 2010

Silvia Miksch, Brian D. Fisher
2012 Information Visualization  
VAST papers examine the use of interactive visualization in real-world applications as well as in the laboratory, build new interactive data science and visualization technologies that better facilitate  ...  Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) builds upon this vision.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1473871612438787 fatcat:e4ihampvvfbmtm5fhs7ujj52qe

The Use of Virtual Reality Models in Civil Engineering Training

A. Z. Sampaio
2007 International Journal of Simulation Modelling  
The visualization of the distinct physical steps of a construction is shown in the virtual applications here presented.  ...  In order to obtain models, which would be able to visually simulate the geometric evolution of the construction activity, techniques of geometric modelling and virtual reality were used.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Foundation of Science financially supported the research projects involved in this work and Technology (FCT) through funds attributed by the FEDER program.  ... 
doi:10.2507/ijsimm06(2)s.07 fatcat:euyxxnquqjbh7nntq44vg6y3mu

Using Augmented Reality in Different BIM Workflows [chapter]

Angela Cristina De Hugo Silva, Metod Gaber, Matevž Dolenc
2021 Augmented Reality [Working Title]  
Augmented reality technology is being used to bridge the gap between the digital and real worlds and is rapidly becoming an essential part of modern building data modeling design workflows.  ...  The result of this process is a building information model with all the generated data and information about the construction process that can be used in a variety of different end-user scenarios.  ...  Acknowledgements The presented research was supported by Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) -BIM A+ European Master in Building Information Modeling (https://  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.99336 fatcat:5xcbpv7y6nemvehdigurywdfwe

Real-time Quantitative Visual Inspection using Extended Reality

Zaid Abbas Al-Sabbag, Jason Paul Connelly, Chul Min Yeum, Sriram Narasimhan
2021 Journal of Computational Vision and Imaging Systems  
In this study, we propose a technique for quantitative visual inspection that can quantify structural damage using extended reality (XR).  ...  A deep learning-based interactive segmentation algorithm called f-BRS was deployed to precisely segment damage regions through the XR headset.  ...  XR is a term referring to a technology combining reality and virtual spaces for immersive data visualization and enabling human-machine interaction.  ... 
doi:10.15353/jcvis.v6i1.3557 fatcat:po5z2lf2enhydkeetgyqizapji

Operation Planning Of Concrete Box Girder Bridge By 4D Cad Visualization Techniques

Mohammad Rohani, Gholamali Shafabakhsh, Abdolhosein Haddad, Ehsan Asnaashari
2016 Zenodo  
In this paper, after introducing the various planning methods by building information model and concrete bridges in highways, an executive case study is demonstrated and then a visual technique (4D CAD  ...  Implementation of visual techniques into management of construction projects can provide a fundamental foundation for projects with massive activities and duplicate items.  ...  With regard to the growth of technology and the use of Building Information Model (BIM)-based software, the lack of using visual planning for urban infrastructure is still very evident.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1126321 fatcat:mhvl2ru5andybdvemw67n6u7iu

Connecting bridges across the digital divide

William D. Tucker
2004 Extended abstracts of the 2004 conference on Human factors and computing systems - CHI '04  
Connecting people across the Digital Divide is as much a social effort as a technological one.  ...  We are developing a community-centered approach to learn how interaction techniques can compensate for poor communication across the Digital Divide.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Many thanks to the Telkom Centres of Excellence with Siemens and Cisco, the South Africa Netherlands Policy Alternatives for Development (SANPAD),, the University of the Western  ... 
doi:10.1145/985921.985968 dblp:conf/chi/Tucker04 fatcat:pkm65r3twnauvgzpcwfozdqaqu

Research on the application of 3D printing and BIM technology in the direction of bridges

Zonglin Jiang, M.S. Nazir, H.A. Aziz
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
Based on this, this paper will conduct an in-depth study on the application of 3D printing and BIM technology in the direction of bridges, aiming to promote the integration of the civil engineering field  ...  with the intelligent manufacturing scene and lay a solid foundation for the construction of modern society.  ...  Lack of information collaboration and interaction platform BIM can realize the communication and sharing of building information.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202125702051 fatcat:ruam36yek5dtpgtjxmtlldbbuy

IOT Based Structural Health Monitoring

Junaid Rasool
2018 International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development  
Structural Health Monitoring is an emerging field of science and technology.  ...  The research paper describes the piezo-vibrational sensor and accelerometer sensors to monitor the prototype of bridge.  ...  With Arduino, we can build objects that can respond to and/or control light, sound, touch, and movement.  ... 
doi:10.31142/ijtsrd18743 fatcat:2m7crexh7rfoxim457yb76veuy

Computer visualization: the coming revolution

John Barden
1999 Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal  
This article describes the technique of photo-simulation and presents several examples using visualization tools. is with Parsons Brinckerhoff 4D Imaging,  ...  One of the most exciting developments to emerge from the information revolution is computer visualization.  ...  It included existing buildings in Oakland and San Francisco, port facilities, and landscaping near the bridge.  ... 
doi:10.3152/147154699781767666 fatcat:ve6pa56brfcnfjul6r7cyqs6zu
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