Ontologies for Interconnecting Urban Models

  • Claudine Métral
  • Anne-Françoise Cutting-Decelle
Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP, volume 1)


Various accurate urban models have been developed and are used in the urban field, to perform for example air quality calculation, building energy consumption or traffic simulation. 3D city models representing the structure of a city in three dimensions are special urban models issued from 3D GIS (3 Dimensional Geographic Information Systems). The use of urban models, particularly 3D city models, is increasing in urban planning. The consequence of an integrated approach in urban planning is the use of different models, most of the time in an interconnected way able to simulate the urban issues together with their inter-relations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudine Métral
    • 1
  • Anne-Françoise Cutting-Decelle
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre universitaire d’informatiqueCarougeSwitzerland
  2. 2.CODATA France and Ecole Centrale Paris/LGIChâtenay-MalabryFrance

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