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Network-Based Visualization of 3D Landscapes and City Models
November/December 2007 (vol. 27 no. 6)
pp. 70-79
Jérôme Royan, France Telecom R&D Division
Patrick Gioia, France Telecom R&D Division
Romain Cavagna, France Telecom R&D Division
To improve the visualization of large 3D landscapes and city models in a network environment, the authors use two different types of hierarchical level-of-detail models for terrain and groups of buildings. They also leverage the models to implement progressive streaming in both client-server and peer-to-peer network architectures.

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Index Terms:
Network-based 3D visualization, networked virtual environments, level of detail, peer-to-peer overlays, 3D adaptive streaming, multi-resolution modeling
Citation:
Jérôme Royan, Patrick Gioia, Romain Cavagna, Christian Bouville, "Network-Based Visualization of 3D Landscapes and City Models," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 70-79, Nov.-Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MCG.2007.155
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