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Visualizing Historical Sites – A Case Study of the U.S. Capitol

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dc.contributor.advisor Fuhrmann, Sven Ma, Jiao
dc.creator Ma, Jiao 2017-01-19 2017-12-07T21:28:15Z 2017-12-07T21:28:15Z
dc.identifier doi:10.13021/G8DH41
dc.description.abstract Tourism is a major industry, not only in the United States of America. Visitors from all over the world visit cultural heritage sites, national parks, entertainment venues, and other points of interest. Mobile devices and applications help with finding landmarks, routing, information retrieval and communication via social media. Thus, location-based services are often the key to providing useful and usable tourism information to many travelers. Washington DC is one of the prime tourist destinations in the U.S. with several historic landmarks. Thus, this thesis investigates how Augmented Reality can enhance the experience of visiting historic landmarks, i.e. the U.S. Capitol building. Several historic models of the U.S. Capitol were developed and embedded in an Augmented Reality App for Android.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject historical sites en_US
dc.subject augmented reality en_US
dc.subject mobile application en_US
dc.subject visualization en_US
dc.title Visualizing Historical Sites – A Case Study of the U.S. Capitol en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Master of Science in Geography and Geoinformation Science en_US Master's en_US Geography and Geoinformation Science en_US George Mason University en_US

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