A Dual-Paradigm Approach to Database Generation for Visual Simulation

  • M. D. J. McNeill
  • S. J. Lambourn
  • P. F. Lister
  • R. L. Grimsdale
Conference paper
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


The generation of three-dimensional (3D) databases for visual simulation is traditionally a lengthy manual task. We introduce the GEN system, which generates high quality 3D databases for visual simulation using a combination of declarative and procedural techniques. This dual-paradigm approach offers the benefits of rapid database generation and the ability to control the generation of databases for different countries of the world from high level knowledge. Real world data is enhanced by the addition of synthetic data in order to produce rich databases. The system can generate databases suitable for flight simulation, driving simulation and virtual environments


Knowledge Domain Production Rule Real World Data Computer Animation Geometric Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. D. J. McNeill
    • 1
  • S. J. Lambourn
    • 1
  • P. F. Lister
    • 1
  • R. L. Grimsdale
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for VLSI and Computer GraphicsUniversity of SussexFalmer, BrightonUK

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