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An interactive 3D campus navigator using Maya and Virtools

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dc.contributor.advisor Guha, Sumanta, Doctor (Chairman) en_US
dc.contributor.author Jing, Wang en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-12T10:40:44Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-12T10:40:44Z
dc.date.issued 2007-05 en_US
dc.identifier.other AIT Thesis no.CS-07-04 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.cs.ait.ac.th/xmlui/handle/123456789/347
dc.description 31 p. en_US
dc.description.abstract Location-based services, navigation and way finding in three-dimensional worlds are some challenges of current information systems. AIT Campus Navigator (AITCN), developing with Maya and Virtools, is a web-based three-dimensional map focusing on campus introduction and navigation: Buildings are essential objects in AITCN, which serve as platforms for integrated, campus geo information; an assumed character, traveling in AITCN according to user instructions, provides a more intuitive accessing pattern. Users manipulate AITCN via an interactive interface in two modes: "TAKE A TOUR" mode offers a chance for foreigners to roam in the campus consistent with the routine selections, while in "TELL ME THE WAY" mode users are able to make a location-based query and be routed to the selected place. AITCN is highly modularized in which four modules process different tasks and work independently. Spatial Environment Module and Animation Module can be abstracted and applied to other related systems. The goal of AITCN is to create a virtual representation of the campus that enables a new comer to explore and interact with the natural and spatial information. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship PRCHINA (DICE) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Asian Institute of Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries AIT Publications; en_US
dc.subject Three-dimensional display systems en_US
dc.title An interactive 3D campus navigator using Maya and Virtools en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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