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Using VRML as an Interface to the 3D Data Warehouse

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Using VRML as an Interface to the 3D Data Warehouse
In its current state, VRML does not provide support for interaction and on-line access to databases, even though these are two fundamental issues for business applications. We have created GOOVI-3D, a prototype system that provides access and interaction with a 3-D spatial database over the WWW. GOOVI3D is implemented in Java and VRML using CORBA for accessing the data warehouse. In an urban planning application, GOOVI-3D is used to interact with 3-D models of the city of Frankfurt. Based on the experience with GOOVI-3D, we propose two lightweight extensions of VRML that can make the development of business applications much easier: An integrated name dictionary management and a SQL node. CR Categories and Subject Descriptors: H.3.3 [Information Search and Retrieval]: interactive query formulation; H.4 [Information Systems Applications]: Geographic Information Systems, GIS; I.3.6 [Methodology and Techniques]: Languages, VRML; I.3.7 [Three-Dimensional Graphics and Realism]: Virtual Rea...
Volker Coors, Volker Jung
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Type Conference
Year 1998
Where VRML
Authors Volker Coors, Volker Jung
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