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3D vector topology model in the Visualization System

Xia, Yan and Ho, Anthony T. S. (2000) 3D vector topology model in the Visualization System In: IGARSS 2000. IEEE 2000 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Taking the Pulse of the Planet: The Role of Remote Sensing in Managing the Environment. Proceedings (Cat. No.00CH37120).


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To store, access, process and show the spatial geoinformational data easily in the microcomputer environment, the 3D model must be determined. The paper introduces 3D vector topology model in the Visualization System; first, to confirm entity characters in the System based on the information characters of three-dimensional entity in the world. Second, to study and define the 3D entity using the object-oriented approach, and to draw the conclusion-there is only polyhedron geometric class in the 3D vector topological model. Furthermore, it is discussed how to build a 3D vector topology model in the Visualization System. Third, to present what constitutes a polyhedron, which relationships exist among the geometric elements, and how to represent the 3D geometric elements in the Visualization system using an example.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
Ho, Anthony T.
Date : 24 July 2000
Identification Number : 10.1109/IGARSS.2000.860315
Uncontrolled Keywords : 3D Vector Topology Model, Data Structure, Object-oriented, Topology Relationship.
Additional Information : In Proceedings of the IEEE 2000 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium,IGARSS 2000, Volume 7, pp. 3000-3002© 2000 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 27 May 2010 14:45
Last Modified : 23 Sep 2013 18:35

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