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Visualization in ViSuCity; a tool for sustainable city planning

Yifang Ban
Geoinformatics KTH, Sweden

Pontus Jakobsson
Sightline, Sweden

Lars Kjelldahl
CSC KTH, Sweden

Ulf Ranhagen
Urban Planning KTH, Sweden

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Published in: Proceedings of SIGRAD 2011. Evaluations of Graphics and Visualization — Efficiency; Usefulness; Accessibility; Usability; November 17-18; 2011; KTH; Stockholm; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 65:15, p. 105-109

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Published: 2011-11-21

ISBN: 978-91-7393-008-6

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper gives an overview of several aspects of visualization for city planning as they were used in the project ViSuCity. The overall objective of ViSuCity is to develop an effective web-based; interactive visualization demonstrator; ViSuCity; to support sustainable city planning in terms of information sharing; analysis; development; presentation and communication of ideas and proposals throughout the city planning processes. In this paper; we discuss and show some results regarding LOD; scalability; streaming; and examples of visualization of roads; etc that are important for city planning.


Visualization; computer graphics; LOD; urban planning; city planning; streaming; scalability


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