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Multi-agent: a technique to implement geo-visualization of networked virtual reality
Author(s): Zhiyong Lin; Wenjing Li; Lingkui Meng
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Paper Abstract

Networked Virtual Reality (NVR) is a system based on net connected and spatial information shared, whose demands cannot be fully meet by the existing architectures and application patterns of VR to some extent. In this paper, we propose a new architecture of NVR based on Multi-Agent framework. which includes the detailed definition of various agents and their functions and full description of the collaboration mechanism, Through the prototype system test with DEM Data and 3D Models Data, the advantages of Multi-Agent based Networked Virtual Reality System in terms of the data loading time, user response time and scene construction time etc. are verified. First, we introduce the characters of Networked Virtual Realty and the characters of Multi-Agent technique in Section 1. Then we give the architecture design of Networked Virtual Realty based on Multi-Agent in Section 2.The Section 2 content includes the rule of task division, the multi-agent architecture design to implement Networked Virtual Realty and the function of agents. Section 3 shows the prototype implementation according to the design. Finally, Section 4 discusses the benefits of using Multi-Agent to implement geovisualization of Networked Virtual Realty.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 July 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6753, Geoinformatics 2007: Geospatial Information Science, 67530V (26 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.761717
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Zhiyong Lin, Wuhan Univ. (China)
Wenjing Li, Wuhan Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Lingkui Meng, Wuhan Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6753:
Geoinformatics 2007: Geospatial Information Science

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