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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2005 Vol.6 No.5 P.447-453


An XML-based information model for archaeological pottery

Author(s):  LIU De-zhi, RAZDAN Anshuman, SIMON Arleyn, BAE Myungsoo

Affiliation(s):  College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   liudezhi@zjuem.zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Geometric modelling, Feature extraction, XML, Content-based 3D search

LIU De-zhi, RAZDAN Anshuman, SIMON Arleyn, BAE Myungsoo. An XML-based information model for archaeological pottery[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2005, 6(5): 447-453.

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An information model is defined to support sharing scientific information on Web for archaeological pottery. Apart from non-shape information, such as age, material, etc., the model also consists of shape information and shape feature information. Shape information is collected by Lasers Scanner and geometric modelling techniques. Feature information is generated from shape information via feature extracting techniques. The model is used in an integrated storage, archival, and sketch-based query and retrieval system for 3D objects, native American ceramic vessels. A novel aspect of the information model is that it is totally implemented with XML, and is designed for Web-based visual query and storage application.

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