The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
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Articles | Volume XLI-B4
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B4, 289–294, 2016
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B4, 289–294, 2016

  13 Jun 2016

13 Jun 2016


M. Gunduz1, U. Isikdag2, and M. Basaraner1 M. Gunduz et al.
  • 1Yildiz Technical University, Dept. of. Geomatic Engineering, Istanbul Turkey
  • 2Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Dept. of Informatics, Istanbul Turkey

Keywords: Indoor, Mapping, Modelling, Navigation, IFC, CityGML, IndoorGML

Abstract. Indoor modeling and mapping has been an active area of research in last 20 years in order to tackle the problems related to positioning and tracking of people and objects indoors, and provides many opportunities for several domains ranging from emergency response to logistics in micro urban spaces. The outputs of recent research in the field have been presented in several scientific publications and events primarily related to spatial information science and technology. This paper summarizes the outputs of last 10 years of research on indoor modeling and mapping within a proper classification which covers 7 areas, i.e. Information Acquisition by Sensors, Model Definition, Model Integration, Indoor Positioning and LBS, Routing & Navigation Methods, Augmented and Virtual Reality Applications, and Ethical Issues. Finally, the paper outlines the current and future research directions and concluding remarks.