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IET International Conference on Smart and Sustainable City (ICSSC 2011)

6-8 July 2011

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  • Front cover

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): c1
    IEEE is not the copyright holder of this material | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (68 KB)

    The following topics are dealt with: smart city; sustainable city; public transport systems; urban spaces eco-design; bottom up urban simulation; campus maps; virtual situated environment; interpolation motion compensation method; digital evolutionary modeling; Ethernet simulation; triangle rasterization; texture coordinate interpolation; texture mapping; binocular stereo vision; BP artificial neu... View full abstract»

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  • Technical program

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 15
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  • Transom: A model for collaborative innovation in a community of practice for public transport system HYS

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 5
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    Collaboration has been pronouncedly emphasized in computer mediated works. The idea is to use computer to collaboratively share information among participants. Little is known about the possibility to use it to evaluate and improve public transport. This work proposed a model not only to share information collaboratively but as a means of accessing other evaluations that has been suggested. Sugges... View full abstract»

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  • A product and system based approach for urban spaces eco-design

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 3
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    This paper proposes to discuss about the process of urban space development. According to many experts, urban space description is always system-oriented and is never considered as a product. Actually, these experts produce 3D models but hardly use these models as references to discuss and exchange data during the design-project. This paper is focusing on digital mock-up (DMU) approach for proposi... View full abstract»

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  • Bottom up urban simulation ICSSC 2011

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 3
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    This paper aims at showing the importance of computational tools for urban planning as cities are complex systems. It proposes different innovative methods to solve traditional problems in simulation. To collect the data we propose to use an interactive serious game to obtain the data from citizens as recently used by MNC for marketing. To deal with complexity, we propose an open integrated trans ... View full abstract»

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  • An interpolation motion compensation method for video sequence

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 6
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    The video processing technology is becoming the indispensable bridge between the person and the information. Typically, a video processing pipeline consists of video signal demodulation, video decoding and video post processing. In order to adapt to the kinds of modern video formats, it is necessary that the additional frames are interpolated based on the original video sequence. The movement shou... View full abstract»

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  • Digital evolutionary modeling for Urban Agglomeration based on USDA

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 6
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    The urbanization is irreversible developing trend of human society; Urban Agglomeration is the product that urbanization developed to a certain stage. The current research of Urban Agglomeration has obtained abundant achievements, but the study from a purely theoretical model to practical application is very few. This paper makes Urban Agglomeration evolution as a whole, design only one index for ... View full abstract»

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  • Simulation of the Ethernet Over Coaxial Access Network based on OFDM

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 4
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    Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) can realize higher speed access within the limited bandwidth of the physical layer, so it is widely used in the field of wireless and wired communications with poor channel environment. Compared to the OFDM technology in other communication systems, OFDM technology used in the Ethernet Over Coaxial Access Networks (ECAN) of this paper mainly refers... View full abstract»

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  • Research on triangle rasterization and texture coordinate interpolation

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 4
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    In this paper, the author modifies the triangle rasterizationa and texture coordinate interpolation algorithm. The new algorithms reduce the time of triangle rasterization and texture coordinate interpolation. The proposed triangle rasterization based on edge function, and improved the efficiency with equal hardware resource. The proposed texture coordinate interpolation algorithm based the charac... View full abstract»

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  • Texture mapping for progressive mesh transmission

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 4
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    With the development of 3D scanning, 3D models become very common in our daily life. And it has been applied in many areas, such as virtual reality, digital city, online community, games and so on. Because of the constraint of network bandwidth, the transmission of 3D models falls behind. In the past decade, this field draws more and more attention. However lots of researchers focus on mesh withou... View full abstract»

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  • Binocular stereo vision based on OpenCV

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 4
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    Stereo vision is one of the important branches in computer vision research. Among the techniques of stereo vision, people have paid more attention to binocular stereo vision which is based on processing two images. It directly simulates the manner of human eyes observing one scene from two different viewpoints. In this paper, binocular stereo vision technology is analyzed. Based on OpenCV, the imp... View full abstract»

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  • The application of an improved BP artificial neural network in distributed data mining

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 5
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    Distributed data mining (DDM) technique is becoming necessary for large and multi-scenario datasets requiring resource, which are heterogeneous and distributed. In this paper, we focused on distributed data of tax and the artificial neural network (ANN). Here we used an improved ANN to make a classification of tax data, first we use a set of sample data to train the improved ANN, so it could get a... View full abstract»

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  • Research of medical image reconstruction system based-on MAC OS

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 4
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    Unlike other 3D image visualization system based on Windows, this paper takes full use of the image processing advantages on MAC OS, with the library of development of the platform VTK, to achieve the medical reconstruction system. In this paper, we will not only discuss the environment building of VTK on MAC OS, but also achieve some functions of medical image system. The stability and feasibilit... View full abstract»

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  • An independent FPGA implementation of graphical spatial hierarchy

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 6
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    The customized hardware platform for spatial hierarchy construction are validly obtained Mutual channels oriented to outward manipulations are established in FPGA speedup architecture for spatial hierarchical index structures Instance parameter adjusting mechanism are scheduled and constructed in the main stem of system. Multiple facilities for process and storage are built for the presorting oper... View full abstract»

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  • A novel FPGA platform for ray tracing acceleration

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 6
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    This article presents a ray tracing acceleration system realized on FPGA platform, which fully utilizes the chip's potential under limited resources. Additionally we make global or local improvement to the architecture and algorithm, and achieve ideal ratio of performance against resources while insuring reliable operation. Such work will gain ray tracing more applicable regions as well as apprais... View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of cloud distribution effect on daylighting in urban environment

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 6
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    The optimization of natural light is an important criterion for sustainable building in order to reduce the energy consumption due to artificial illumination. This article tackles this problem by using a simple urban case to simulate natural lighting. The main goal is to identify those parameters affecting interior daylighting. The case studied consists in a room oriented north, facing an infinite... View full abstract»

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  • Exploratory analysis of urban mobility: From mobile phone usage data to tourist behaviour

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 6
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    In this paper, we propose to use tools of exploratory spatial analysis to study the mobility of foreign visitors in a city like Paris. Using digital traces from mobile phones, we explore several aspects of mobility: how people move from one place to another, but also how these places are linked together. The exploration depends on a methodology which uses visualizations to reveal patterns in large... View full abstract»

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  • Towards the agentification of a virtual situated environment for urban crowd simulation

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 5
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    Research works in urban and crowd simulation tend to study systems, which are more and more complex, large and realistic. In such a case, the environment of the simulated system is a key concept which represents and manages the virtual world in which the agents are living. This paper starts from a modular object-oriented environment model, JaSIM, and proposes to agentify its components to enhance ... View full abstract»

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  • Database construction of urban land-cover information using RS and GIS

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 7
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    Remote sensing technology can obtain the urban land cover information quickly and accurately, and it has been widely used in the urban development. In view of the information extraction present in high resolution remote sensing image and database construction characteristics, in this paper, the Google Earth image is data source, an object-oriented method including image segmentation, feature space... View full abstract»

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  • Wireless sensor home automation networks based upon Sun SPOT

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 6
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    This paper aims to develop a simple wireless sensor home automation network (WSHAN). The WSHAN is implemented using two different specialised motes, i.e, collector and interface motes. The environmental data is sampled and broadcast by collector motes, and the data is received by interface motes and host. Interface motes can forward data to external systems, i.e., climate control, light control an... View full abstract»

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  • A fast real-time rendering method of 3D terrain using out-of-core visualization

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 5
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    In this paper, we propose an improved algorithm for real-time rendering of large 3D scene, in which we combine quad-tree hierarchy, level of detail (LOD) and out-of-core algorithm. In order to get an efficient rendering method, we construct a scene hierarchy to maintain the rendering scene tree, use quad-tree to simplify terrain meshes, and import the out-of-core algorithm to reduce memory require... View full abstract»

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  • Global-scale indefinite region flood routing modeling based on two-dimensional unsteady flow

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 5
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    By choosing numerical method and definite solution conditions of flood fundamental control equations for the Digital Earth platform, establishes a flood routing modeling based on Digital Earth; and on this basis, making use of human-computer interaction and cellular automaton technologies, proposes a method of computational domain extraction; the experiment verifies that the method can effectively... View full abstract»

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  • Reconfigurable and adaptable urban transportation systems: The platoon solution

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 5
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    This work presents an approach to linear platoon control. Linear platoons are sets of vehicles which move while keeping a train configuration, without any mechanical coupling. Our proposal is intended for small urban vehicles, and could be the technological frame to define new urban transportation services as an alternative to individual cars, thereby contributing to the alleviation of heavy traff... View full abstract»

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  • Heuristic-based real-time remote rendering of 3-D geometric model

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 4
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    In order to achieve the real-time transmission and rendering of large-scale scene with limited client's resource and network bandwidth, an algorithm of heuristic-based remote rendering of 3-D geometric model is proposed. The framework tackles the issues including simplification, transmission, and resource efficient rendering of graphics content on client device. First, every model can be simplifie... View full abstract»

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  • MetroB: Evaluation and simulation of public transport system

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 5
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    In this paper, we present models and the corresponding decision-support tool, MetroB, for evaluating the Public Transport Networks (PTN). Firstly, we define the geo-referenced mode underlying our approach. Then, the PTN model is explained, and various evaluation and assessment methods are explained. These models and evaluation algorithms are specifically designed to address to the design of PTN fo... View full abstract»

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