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SiteLens: situated visualization techniques for urban site visits

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SiteLens: situated visualization techniques for urban site visits
Urban designers and urban planners often conduct site visits prior to a design activity to search for patterns or better understand existing conditions. We introduce SiteLens, an experimental system and set of techniques for supporting site visits by visualizing relevant virtual data directly in the context of the physical site, which we call situated visualization. We address alternative visualization representations and techniques for data collection, curation, discovery, comparison, manipulation, and provenance. A real use scenario is presented and two iterations of evaluation with faculty and students from the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation provide directions and insight for further investigation. Author Keywords Augmented reality, situated visualization, mobile computing, urban planning, urban design, site visits, data curation. ACM Classification Keywords H.5.1 [Information Interfaces and Presentation]: Multimedia Information Syste...
Sean White, Steven Feiner
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where CHI
Authors Sean White, Steven Feiner
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