Master's Theses

Date of Award

2017

Document Type

Thesis

Department

Engineering

First Advisor

Jizhong Xiao

Keywords

Indoor Assisted Navigation Database

Abstract

In this paper we implemented a 2D Vector Map, map editor and Database design intended to provide an efficient way to convert cad files from indoor environments to a set of vectors representing hallways, doors, exits, elevators, and other entities embedded in a floor plan, and save them in a database for use by other applications, such as assisted navigation for blind people.

A graphical application as developed in C++ to allow the user to input a CAD DXF file, process the file to automatically obtain nodes and edges, and save the nodes and edges to a database for posterior use. The use of a database permits fast and reliable access to any structure within the map.

 
 

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