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The Lukov Castle – A Historical 3D Visualization in Different Time Periods

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This paper briefly describes a visualization method for the Lukov Castle. This castle was probably founded at the beginning of the 13th Century and grew rapidly over the following centuries, so it became an important residence of the local aristocracy. All available historical materials of the Lukov Castle and its surrounding area were collected. The focus was mainly directed on historical sketches, historical paints and photos. All the collected information was chronologically sorted and, on this basis, seven 3D visualizations of this castle were created that demonstrate its development and decay. To begin with, the grounds terrain model was created - based on the Daftlogic database [14]. All buildings and accessories were separately modeled by period (using standard polygonal representation) and textured using UV mapping techniques. In this way, seven complex 3D scenes of the Lukov Castle in these periods were created: the first half of the 13th Century, the second half of the 13th Century; then, in the 14th, 15th, 17th and 18th Centuries. The last model corresponds to its current appearance. The visualization output is performed by rendered images and animations in these time periods. The Blender software suite was used for visualization purposes.

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This work arose from collaboration with the National Heritage Institute and the Kroměříž Regional Council, which provides both professional and methodological assistance to heritage site owners and managers in the Zlín Region.

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Pokorný, P., Jarošová, Z. (2017). The Lukov Castle – A Historical 3D Visualization in Different Time Periods. In: Silhavy, R., Silhavy, P., Prokopova, Z., Senkerik, R., Kominkova Oplatkova, Z. (eds) Software Engineering Trends and Techniques in Intelligent Systems. CSOC 2017. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 575. Springer, Cham.

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