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Seven Research Challenges of Generalized 3D Documents
May/June 2007 (vol. 27 no. 3)
pp. 70-76
Sven Havemann, Graz University of Technology
Dieter W. Fellner, Darmstadt University of Technology and Fraunhofer IGD
A number of unsolved questions concern the deep integration of 3D objects as new type of generalized document into digital libraries. In a few years, massive problems in 3D data management will be the immediate consequence as the widespread use of 3D technology is drastically increasing the number, as well as the size, of 3D documents.

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Index Terms:
3D documents, data management
Citation:
Sven Havemann, Dieter W. Fellner, "Seven Research Challenges of Generalized 3D Documents," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 70-76, May-June 2007, doi:10.1109/MCG.2007.67
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