Knowledge-Based System for Automatic 3D Building Generation from Building Footprint

Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 14)

Abstract

A 3D urban model is an important information infrastructure that can be utilized in several fields, such as, urban planning and game industries. However, enormous time and effort have to be spent to create 3D urban models, using 3D modeling software. In this paper, we propose a GIS and CG integrated system for automatically generating 3D building models from building polygons (building footprints) on a digital map. By combining the building footprint analysis with information from GIS maps and domain specific knowledge, the complexity of the building generation process can be greatly reduced.

Keywords

Computer Graphic Divide Line Main Roof Constructive Solid Geometry Building Footprint 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenichi Sugihara
    • 1
  • Xinxin Zhou
    • 2
  • Takahiro Murase
    • 3
  1. 1.Gifu Keizai UniversityOgaki-CityJapan
  2. 2.Nagoya Bunri UniversityInazawa-CityJapan
  3. 3.Chukyo Gakuin UniversityMizunami-CityJapan

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