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Author Durand, Emmanuel ♦ Merienne, Frederic ♦ Pere, Christian ♦ Callet, Patrick
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Mixed reality ♦ Cultural heritage ♦ Image-based rendering
Abstract As buildings from ancient times wither away or are transformed or destroyed, it becomes increasingly difficult to figure what it looked like back then. Virtual reality is a great tool to handle this role, although it often implies a three-dimensional model of a building disconnected from the remains. In this article, we present an on-site device dedicated to architectural heritage, which uses realistic photometric rendering associated with the reproduction of the user’s point of view in the virtual scene to immerse him in the uchronic virtual world while maintaining the link to the real site. This design is already in use at the old church of Cluny (France), where is it was welcomed by tourists and guides.
ISSN 15564673
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-06-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 15564711
Journal Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH)
Volume Number 7
Issue Number 2
Page Count 13
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 13


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Source: ACM Digital Library