Journal article

SIEVE: Collaborative decision-making in an immersive online environment

C Stock, ID Bishop, AN O'Connor, T Chen, CJ Pettit, JP Aurambout

Cartography and Geographic Information Science | Published : 2008


Over the recent years, spatial data have become more accessible to members of the public, and there is an increased awareness that spatial data are an essential ingredient in the development of governance policies. In parallel, computing devices that can render real-time 3D environments in nearly photo-realistic quality have become a common household item. Integrating spatial data and virtual environments opens the possibility of presenting spatial data in a highly visual way - the same way we experience our everyday world. We have developed a landscape planning tool called SIEVE (Spatial Information and Visualization Environment), which allows users to explore existing spatial data and hypo..

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