First International Workshop on
Next Generation 3D City Models

Bonn, Germany | 21-22 June 2005

Program for the
1st International Workshop on
Next Generation 3D City Models

Bonn, 21-22 June 2005

Organized by ISPRS WG III/4, EuroSDR, DGPF, and University of Bonn

Workshop program as a PDF document (2,5 MB)

Day 0 – Monday 20 June

18:00 – 20:00 Welcome Reception at the Conference Site

Day 1 – Tuesday 21 June

08:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:40 Official Welcome at University of Bonn
09:40 – 09:55 Welcome Address from ISPRS (Chair WG III, W. Förstner)
09:55 – 10:10 Welcome Address from EuroSDR (Chair Commission III, E. Gülch)
10:10 – 11:00 Keynote Address by M. Molenaar, Director ITC, The Netherlands
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:15 Results from the EuroSDR Building Extraction Test (J. Hyyppä)
12:15 – 13:00 Session 1: Modeling       Chair: Lutz Plümer
J. Döllner, H. Buchholz, F. Brodersen, T. Glander, S. Jütterschenke, A. Klimetschek, University of Potsdam, Germany
Smart Buildings - A Concept for Ad-Hoc Creation and Refinement of 3D Building Models
M. Meijers, S. Zlatanova, N. Pfeifer, Delft University, the Netherlands
3D geo-information indoors: structuring for evacuation
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Session 2: Modeling (cont.)       Chair: Lutz Plümer
J. Benner, A. Geiger, K. Leinemann, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany
Flexible Generation of semantic 3D Building Models
G. Falquet, C. Métral, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Integrating Urban Knowledge into 3D City Models
F. Thiemann, M. Sester, University of Hannover, Germany
Interpretation of Building Parts from Boundary Representation
G. Gröger, T. H. Kolbe, J. Schmittwilken, V. Stroh, L. Plümer University of Bonn, Germany
Integrating Versions, History, and Levels-of-Detail within a 3D Geodatabase
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30 Session 3: Acquisition and Applications       Chair: George Vosselman
F. Samadzadegan, T. Schenk, M. Maboudi, M. Aminy, University of Teheran, Iran; The Ohio State University, USA
Fuzzy Clustering of 3D Objects in Urban Area Based on LIDAR Data
L. Vande Velde, Tele Atlas, Belgium
Tele Atlas 3D navigable maps
F. Bildstein, Rheinmetall Defence Electronics, Germany
3D City Models for Simulation and Training - Requirements on Next Generation 3D City Models
K. Ulm, X. Wang CyberCity, Switzerland
Efficient reality-based 3D City Modeling with CyberCity Modeler – Management in ArcGIS (ESRI) and Visualization with Terrainview
19:00 – ? Workshop Dinner at the famous Brauhaus Bönnsch

Day 2 – Wednesday 22 June

08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:30 Session 4: Visualization       Chair: Juha Hyyppä
J. Haist, V. Coors, Fraunhofer, Darmstadt; HfT Stuttgart, Germany
The W3DS-Interfaces of CityServer3D
G. Misund, M. Granlund, H. Kolas, Østfold University College, Halden, Norway
Global Models and the W3DS Specification - Challenges and Solutions
J. O. Erdal, T. Langeland, D. Patel, I. K. Eliassen, Christian Michelsen Research, Norway
FAVEum Framework Architecture for Virtual Environments applied to Urban Modeling
H. Buchholz, J. Döllner, M. Nienhaus, F. Kirsch, University of Potsdam, Germany
Real-Time Non-Photorealistic Rendering of 3D City Models
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30

Session 5: Industrial & Systems Session       Chair: Gerhard Gröger
Short presentations (10 minutes each):
L. Bodum, E. Kjems, J. Kolar, Aalborg University, Denmark
GRIFINOR – An Object-Oriented Approach to 3D Geovizualisation of City Models
T. Liebich, J. Wix, AEC3 Ltd., Germany; UK
Harmonisation and mapping between IFC and gml developed within the Norwegian IAI/IFG project
M. Eißele, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Nexus – Spatial World Models via GML
C. Tille, H. Seitz, Center of advanced european studies and research, Germany
3D-Printing and Stereolithography – powerful manufacturing tools for textured and high-precision 3D city models
A. Streilein-Hurni, Swisstopo, Switzerland
Statewide Topographic 3D Model of Switzerland
T. H. Kolbe, University of Bonn, Germany
CityGML - Interoperable Access to 3D City Models
Industrial systems presentations (5 minutes each):
CPA Geo-Information, Siegburg, Germany
TopoSys Topographische Systemdaten GmbH, Biberach, Germany
3D Geo GmbH, Schwielowsee, Germany
GTA Geoinformation GmbH, Neubrandenburg, Germany

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Session 6: Integration       Chair: Eberhard Gülch
V. Coors, K. Ewald, HfT Stuttgart, Germany
Compressed 3D urban models for internet-based e-planning
A. Koch, University of Hannover, Germany
An Integrated Semantically Correct 2.5 dimensional Object Oriented TIN
S. Kampshoff, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Mathematical Models for Geometrical Integration
H. Müller, E. Curtis, Snowflake Software, UK
Extending 2D Interoperability Frameworks to 3D
S. Nebiker, S. Schütz, T. Wüst, FHBB Basel, Switzerland
A Model-driven Geospatial Content Management Framework with Support for 3D City Models
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:00 Closing Session incl. Summary Talk by Peter Woodsford

Current information and further details can be obtained from the workshop homepage at URL:

Last update on 2005-6-6 by  Viktor StrohInstitute for Cartography and GeoinformationUniversity of Bonn