3D CG Model and Virtual Space of Court Noble House “Reizei-ke”

  • Wang Sheng
  • Susumu Nakata
  • Satoshi Tanaka
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 323)


The residence of “Reizei-ke” (Reizei family) is the only existing court noble house in Japan. This paper presents a high quality 3D CG model of Reizei-ke, and a virtual space built by a 3D game engine. Users are able to enjoy a cosmic voyage which demonstrates a scene of ancient Court nobles of Japan.


3D CG model Virtual space 3D game engine Digital Museum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wang Sheng
    • 1
  • Susumu Nakata
    • 2
  • Satoshi Tanaka
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and EngineeringRitsumeikan UniversityKusatsuJapan
  2. 2.College of Information Science and EngineeringRitsumeikan UniversityKusatsuJapan

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