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Adapting BIM-Based AR Positioning Techniques to the Construction Site

  • Khalid Amin
  • Grant Mills
  • Duncan Wilson
  • Karim Farghaly

While Building Information Modelling (BIM) can support the management and visualisation of construction projects, Augmented Reality (AR) holds great promise to enhance interaction with these complex models. The accurate positioning of BIM-AR models in construction sites is critical to ensure that the virtual and real-world environments are correctly aligned. Through a literature review, this paper presents a review of state-of-the-art positioning techniques. It explores the different techniques used to position BIM-AR models and understands the interconnections and differences between them, with an emphasis on their applicability to the construction industry. The review also explores the challenges and limitations of each technique, in terms of the trade-offs between accuracy, computational efficiency, and robustness in varying environments. By providing an overview of positioning techniques in BIM-AR, this paper aims to guide researchers and practitioners in assessing the suitability of these techniques in the context of construction sites. The insights gained from this review may inform the development of efficient BIM-AR platforms that are more aligned with the dynamic and complex nature of construction sites

  • Keywords:
  • BIM,
  • Augmented Reality,
  • Positioning,
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Khalid Amin

University College London, United Kingdom - ORCID: 0000-0002-9705-5280

Grant Mills

University College London, United Kingdom - ORCID: 0000-0002-3792-7227

Duncan Wilson

University College London, United Kingdom - ORCID: 0000-0001-6041-8044

Karim Farghaly

University College London, United Kingdom - ORCID: 0000-0003-0717-7434

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Chapter Title

Adapting BIM-Based AR Positioning Techniques to the Construction Site

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Khalid Amin, Grant Mills, Duncan Wilson, Karim Farghaly

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10.36253/979-12-215-0289-3.17

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CONVR 2023 - Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality

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Managing the Digital Transformation of Construction Industry

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Pietro Capone, Vito Getuli, Farzad Pour Rahimian, Nashwan Dawood, Alessandro Bruttini, Tommaso Sorbi

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