The full text of this article

 

A novel ontology for 3D semantics: ontology-based 3D model indexing and content-based video retrieval applied to the medical domain
by Leslie F. Sikos
International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (IJMSO), Vol. 12, No. 1, 2017

 

Abstract: Because of the growing popularity of 3D modelling, there is a great demand for efficient mechanisms to automatically process 3D contents. Owing to the lack of semantics, however, most 3D scenes cannot be interpreted by software agents. 3D ontologies can provide formal definitions for 3D objects; however, many of them are semi-structured only, cover a narrow knowledge domain, do not provide comprehensive coverage for geometric primitives, and do not exploit the full expressivity of the implementation language. This paper presents the most comprehensive formally grounded 3D ontology to date that maps the entire XSD-based vocabulary of the industry standard X3D (ISO/IEC 19775-19777) to OWL 2, complemented by fundamental concepts and roles of the 3D modelling industry not covered by X3D. This upper ontology can be used for the representation, annotation, and efficient indexing of 3D models, and their retrieval by 3D characteristics rather than by associated category labels.

Online publication date: Wed, 25-Oct-2017

 

is only available to individual subscribers or to users at subscribing institutions.

 
Existing subscribers:
Go to Inderscience Online Journals to access the Full Text of this article.

 
Pay per view:
If you are not a subscriber and you just want to read the full contents of this article, buy online access here.

 
Complimentary Subscribers, Editors or Members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (IJMSO):
Login with your Inderscience username and password:

 

    Username:        Password:         

Forgotten your password?


 
Want to subscribe?
A subscription gives you complete access to all articles in the current issue, as well as to all articles in the previous three years (where applicable). See our Orders page to subscribe.

 
If you still need assistance, please email subs@inderscience.com