The street view service, like Google Street View and Baidu Street View, has emerged as a research tool to capture the visual perception data of observers. This research explores the validity of Street View service tool using in visual perception assessment on historical block—can Street View service provides perceptual results consistent with reality. We conducted a survey based on the real environment and Baidu Street View pictures on two typical historical streets in Harbin, China. User's subjective perception of the quality of streets and ambiance were compared. The findings show Street View has good validity on the subjective perception part of street quality, but on the ambiance perception, there is a significant difference between Street View and real site audit. Meanwhile, the validity of Street View on the ambiance differs for different types of streets.

The Validity of Street View Service Applied to Ambiance Perception of Street: A Comparison of Assessment in Real Site and Baidu Street View

Barbara Piga;
2021-01-01

Abstract

The street view service, like Google Street View and Baidu Street View, has emerged as a research tool to capture the visual perception data of observers. This research explores the validity of Street View service tool using in visual perception assessment on historical block—can Street View service provides perceptual results consistent with reality. We conducted a survey based on the real environment and Baidu Street View pictures on two typical historical streets in Harbin, China. User's subjective perception of the quality of streets and ambiance were compared. The findings show Street View has good validity on the subjective perception part of street quality, but on the ambiance perception, there is a significant difference between Street View and real site audit. Meanwhile, the validity of Street View on the ambiance differs for different types of streets.
AHFE 2021 Proceedings
978-3-030-80829-7
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