Journal article

A PLATFORM FOR MULTILAYERED DOCUMENTATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

M Radanovic, K Khoshelham, C Fraser

ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences | Copernicus GmbH

Abstract

Abstract. This paper presents a platform for multilayered documentation of cultural heritage, inspired by the current lack of a heritage BIM approach capable of creating models with both high geometric accuracy and high semantic richness. The platform is developed in the Unity game engine. It comprises several integrated and interconnected layers or datasets that can include data of different types, such as a point cloud, textured polygonal mesh, parametric information model and images, both 2D images and 360° panoramas. We present an overview of the platform concept, the benefits of the proposed multilayered representation and the details on the implementation and integration of datasets. A..

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