OpenBIM Based IVE Ontology: An Ontological Approach to Improve Interoperability for Virtual Reality Applications

  • Anne-Solene DrisEmail author
  • Francois Lehericey
  • Valerie Gouranton
  • Bruno Arnaldi
Conference paper


In this paper, we propose an ontology improving the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) models as a virtual interactive environment (IVE) generator. The result is not only the ability to create a bidirectional link between the informed 3D database and the virtual reality application, but to automatically generate object-specific functions and capabilities according to their taxonomy. We present the results based on the Risk-Hunting training application. In this context, the notions of weight, object handles and, scheduling of the construction are essential for the immersion of the future trainee and educational success.


Building information modeling (BIM) Ontology Virtual and augmented reality Interoperability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne-Solene Dris
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Francois Lehericey
    • 1
  • Valerie Gouranton
    • 2
  • Bruno Arnaldi
    • 2
  1. 1.Vinci ConstructionRueil-MalmaisonFrance
  2. 2.Univ. Rennes, INSA Rennes, Inria, IRISA, CNRSRennesFrance

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