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A Novel Exhibition Case Description Method of Virtual Computer-Aided Design

  • Xinyue Wang
  • Xue Gao
  • Yue Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 875)

Abstract

In a museum a large number of cultural, historical or scientific objects are kept and shown to the public. As people’s requirements for culture become increasingly urgent, to offer visitors a better user experience attracts more attentions, which places greater demands on the abilities of museum’s exhibition designers. However, during the exhibition design process of traditional museums, exhibition designers have difficulties in reusing and referring to the previous design cases. This paper presents a case description method which can be applied to exhibition design of museums. The case-based reasoning (CBR) method is introduced to retrieve and obtain similar cases, which are then provided to the designers for reference. These cases are described from three aspects, which are exhibition information, exhibits and exhibition halls. The case information retrieval based on floor plans of museum exhibition hall is realized by image processing and feature extraction. The experimental results show that the proposed method can help exhibition designers retrieve effective and accurate design cases for reference.

Keywords

Case-based reasoning Museum exhibition design Levenshtein distance Image processing Feature extraction 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work has been supported by the National Technology Support Program of China (Grant No. 2015BAK01B05).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Engineering Research Center of Mixed Reality and Advanced DisplayBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of OptoelectronicsBeijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina

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