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by Claude O. Hutton




This is a NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA report procured by the Pentagon and made available for public release. It has been reproduced in the best form available to the Pentagon and assembled with Velobinding in a soft, white linen cover. The abstract provided by the Pentagon follows.In modern combat operations today, the display of operational data is still tied to stove-piped and proprietary systems and software. Additionally, combat systems are still using 2D displays of the battlefield to reflect a picture of the battlefield to the warfighter. Stepping away from stove-piped and proprietary systems and reflecting a 3D picture of the battlefield is the direction that this thesis research explores. Research is conducted to explore technologies needed to provide operational forces with web-based 3D visualizations of operational data. Technologies used in this research are Extensible Mark-up Language (XML), Extensible Stylesheet Language for Transformation (XSLT), JAVA, Extensible 3D Graphics (X3D) and Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML). A prototype application is developed that allows for the 3D display of operational data. The research demonstrates how operational data can be stored in a database and accessed through a web-based 3D representation of the area of operation. Data sets used in this prototype include Digital Terrain Elevation Data and operational planning data. Access to the data is provided through a web-based interface. The web-based view of the data provides both 2D and 3D views. This research shows that current open source technology can provide the warfighter with a web-based 3D view of the battlefield. (2 tables, 43 figures, 18 refs.)
Download 3D Battlespace Visualization Using Operational Planning Data epub
ISBN: 1423500067
ISBN13: 978-1423500063
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Author: Claude O. Hutton
Language: English
Publisher: Storming Media (2003)
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