Alias Abdul Rahman
Biography

Alias Abdul Rahman holds a PhD from the University of Glasgow, UK, and is a professor at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), where he has headed up the 3D GIS Research Lab since 2000. His research interests include 3D GIS, 3D city modelling and 3D spatial databases.

Articles

3D City Modelling of Istanbul

The Turkish city of Istanbul is developing a 3D city model mainly aimed at urban planning. The data sources used so far include airborne Lidar, aerial images and 2D maps containing footprints of buildings. Everybody engaged in creating 3D models of large cities faces many issues, challenges and limi... (read more)