Smith, Ann, Alexander, Donald, Fragaki, Aikaterini and Jones, Phil (2008) VIRVIL, a 3D Virtual Village to Assess the Impact of Low and Zero Carbon Technologies in the Built Environment. In: Visualisation, 2008 International Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Reston, VA, pp. 23-28. ISBN 978-0-7695-3271-4
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/VIS.2008.9
Building on the extensive research in Virtual Reality (VR), we are proposing a new dynamic prototype for modelling and simulating carbon emissions in a virtual village called VIRVIL. VIRVIL is a simulated settlement for the assessment of the impact of low and zero carbon technologies and measures in the built environment. The prototype will focus on the impact on the community as a whole, as well as on individual buildings, and will bring together current state-of-the-art simulation capabilities to provide the most comprehensive and credible modelling software. Compared with conventional methods, our approach has the advantage of being capable of realistically visualising buildings in a geometrically interactive 3D environment, of analysing carbon emissions in real-time and dealing with very large-scale data for modelling and visualisation.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||© Copyright 2008 IEEE – All Rights Reserved|
|Uncontrolled Keywords (separate with ;):||VIRVIL 3D virtual village; building visualisation; carbon emission modelling; carbon emission simulation; geometrically interactive 3D environment; low/zero carbon technology impact assessment; modelling software; virtual reality|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Schools:||College of Science and Technology > School of Computing Engineering & Physical Sciences|
|Deposited By:||Aikaterini Fragaki|
|Deposited On:||28 Mar 2012 14:49|
|Last Modified:||18 Apr 2013 08:36|
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