Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W7, 385-390, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W7-385-2017
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12 Sep 2017
MODELLING OF INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS USING LINDENMAYER SYSTEMS
M. Peter University of Twente, Faculty ITC, Enschede, the Netherlands
Keywords: Indoor, procedural, modelling, Lindenmayer system, formal grammar Abstract. Documentation of the “as-built” state of building interiors has gained a lot of interest in the recent years. Various data acquisition methods exist, e.g. the extraction from photographed evacuation plans using image processing or, most prominently, indoor mobile laser scanning. Due to clutter or data gaps as well as errors during data acquisition and processing, automatic reconstruction of CAD/BIM-like models from these data sources is not a trivial task. Thus it is often tried to support reconstruction by general rules for the perpendicularity and parallelism which are predominant in man-made structures. Indoor environments of large, public buildings, however, often also follow higher-level rules like symmetry and repetition of e.g. room sizes and corridor widths. In the context of reconstruction of city city elements (e.g. street networks) or building elements (e.g. fac¸ade layouts), formal grammars have been put to use. In this paper, we describe the use of Lindenmayer systems - which originally have been developed for the computer-based modelling of plant growth - to model and reproduce the layout of indoor environments in 2D.
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Citation: Peter, M.: MODELLING OF INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS USING LINDENMAYER SYSTEMS, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W7, 385-390, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W7-385-2017, 2017.

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