Proposal of an Information System for a Semi-automatic Virtual Reconstruction of Archeological Sites

Telmo Adão, Luís Magalhães, Maximino Bessa, João Barreira, Miguel Melo, Martinho Gonçalves, José Sousa, Emanuel Peres
2012 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
In some business areas there is the need to use representations of places or buildings in order to provide visual informations. These representations are, mainly, reconstructions of scaled real models or virtual representations produced in a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool. Recently, procedural modeling has been applied to generate buildings and cities in a short time and with a minimum user intervention. This methodology reveals to be a promising solution for a costeffective alternative in
more » ... els construction. One of the areas that can benefit from this kind of approach is archeology, for example to test archeological hypothesis. However, the existing solutions are not flexible enough to provide high detailed models containing building interiors and exteriors. This paper aims to present the global architecture and specification of an information system that supports the procedural modeling process, producing enhanced virtual representations of ancient places, including building facades and interiors, using the information available.
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2012.09.062 fatcat:jzl5rrsqdjguhnjqp4t5hghhku