Ilke Demir

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The demand for 3D city-scale models has been significantly increased due to the proliferation of urban planning, city navigation, and virtual reality applications. We present an approach to automatically reconstruct buildings densely spanning a large urban area. Our method takes as input calibrated aerial images and available GIS meta-data. Our(More)
Recent shape retrieval and interactive modeling algorithms enable the re-use of existing models in many applications. However, most of those techniques require a pre-labeled model with some semantic information. We introduce a fully automatic approach to simultaneously segment and detect similarities within an existing 3D architectural model. Our framework(More)
Thanks to the recent advances in computational photography and remote sensing, point clouds of buildings are becoming increasingly available, yet their processing poses various challenges. In our work, we tackle the problem of point cloud completion and editing and we approach it via inverse procedural modeling. Contrary to the previous work, our approach(More)
This course presents a collection of state-of-the-art approaches for modeling and editing of 3D models for virtual worlds, simulations, and entertainment, in addition to real-world applications. The first contribution of this course is a coherent review of inverse procedural modeling (IPM) (i.e., proceduralization of provided 3D content). We describe(More)
We describe our automatic generative algorithm to create street addresses (Robocodes) from satellite images by learning and labeling regions, roads, and blocks. 75% of the world lacks street addresses [12]. According to the United Nations, this means 4 billion people are 'invisible'. Recent initiatives tend to name unknown areas by geocoding, which uses(More)
Architectural models have always played an important role in computer graphics, virtual environments, and urban planning; due to the size, detail and complexity of such models. Creating detailed and realistic buildings needs time and extensive coding as well as significant domain expertise. Observing the content creation problem and the challenges of(More)
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