Overview of Three and Four-Dimensional GIS Data Models

  • Tuan Anh Nguyen Gia
  • Phuoc Vinh Tran
  • Duy Huynh Khac
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 240)


The paper focuses on brief presenting again the 3D, 4D GIS data models that have been proposed in the past. The paper uses the tables to compare models based on various criteria in the applications of 3D, 4D GIS. In 3D data models, there were some special models because they can represent the spatial objects by multiple levels of detail. The paper also compares the differences of these models in tables. These tables are the foundation for the developers to build the GIS applications.


3D 4D data model GIS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tuan Anh Nguyen Gia
    • 1
  • Phuoc Vinh Tran
    • 2
  • Duy Huynh Khac
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ScienceHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  2. 2.University of ITHo Chi Minh CityVietnam

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