# SEMANTIC AND TOPOLOGICAL REPRESENTATION OF BUILDING INTERIORS - An Overview

### B. Domínguez, Á. L. García, F. R. Feito

#### Abstract

Software related to urban environments has experimented a considerable growth over the last years. This trend makes necessary the creation and management of urban models, both for cities and building indoors. There exists a huge variety of proposals dealing with the geometry, topology and semantics of building indoors. In this paper we give an overview of a number of recent works from several research areas such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Building Information Models (BIM), Building Product Models (BPM) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools and propose a reference architecture which gathers the analyzed features.

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#### Paper Citation

#### in Harvard Style

Domínguez B., L. García Á. and R. Feito F. (2012). **SEMANTIC AND TOPOLOGICAL REPRESENTATION OF BUILDING INTERIORS - An Overview** . In *Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)* ISBN 978-989-8565-02-0, pages 169-174. DOI: 10.5220/0003930101690174

#### in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp12,

author={B. Domínguez and Á. L. García and F. R. Feito},

title={SEMANTIC AND TOPOLOGICAL REPRESENTATION OF BUILDING INTERIORS - An Overview},

booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)},

year={2012},

pages={169-174},

publisher={SciTePress},

organization={INSTICC},

doi={10.5220/0003930101690174},

isbn={978-989-8565-02-0},

}

#### in EndNote Style

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)

TI - SEMANTIC AND TOPOLOGICAL REPRESENTATION OF BUILDING INTERIORS - An Overview

SN - 978-989-8565-02-0

AU - Domínguez B.

AU - L. García Á.

AU - R. Feito F.

PY - 2012

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EP - 174

DO - 10.5220/0003930101690174