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SOLAM: A Novel Approach of Spatial Aggregation in SOLAP Systems

Farah Amina Zemri, Hamdadou Djamila
2019 International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence  
Our approach consists of integrating EPISOLAP system, tailored for epidemiological surveillance, with spatial generalization method allowing the predictive evaluation of health risk in the presence of  ...  In the context of a data driven approach aimed to detect the real and responsible factors of the transmission of diseases and explaining its emergence or re-emergence, we suggest SOLAM (Spatial on Line  ...  • How to model in a multidimensional way complex data (geographic data)? • How to make online analysis on the spatial data?  ... 
doi:10.9781/ijimai.2019.10.002 fatcat:lzchyufvibbyhiae5dps5kv76a

Integrating gis components with knowledge discovery technology for environmental health decision support

Yvan Bédard, Pierre Gosselin, Sonia Rivest, Marie-Josée Proulx, Martin Nadeau, Germain Lebel, Marie-France Gagnon
2003 International Journal of Medical Informatics  
This new category, named Spatial OLAP (SOLAP), has been an R&D topic for about 5 years in a few university labs and is now being implemented by early adopters in different fields, including public health  ...  In this paper, we present an example of a SOLAP application in the field of environmental health: the ICEM-SE project.  ...  transaction, analysis operations) Concepts: table, column, tuple, key Concepts: dimension, member, measure, fact, cube  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1386-5056(02)00126-0 pmid:12706184 fatcat:zvpfmjcgxvadbphr4y2tsj6tga

A concise, straightforward presentation can be worth more than a thousand words

Robert Bergquist
2017 Geospatial Health  
understanding of spatial data.  ...  for analysing data patterns in the STC context.  ... 
doi:10.4081/gh.2017.637 pmid:29239548 fatcat:meigs5cyvbb2dkh22q6wx72pv4


Yousef Kanani Sadat, Tina Nikaein, Farid Karimipour
2015 Geodesy and Cartography  
In order to clear up the uncertainties inherent in the attributes linked to the spatial data, the dimensions in question have been defined as fuzzy sets. Results for the case study (i.e.  ...  This article studies the relation between the prevalence of allergic asthma and certain allergy irritants that are related to environmental variables.  ...  fuzzy data cube construction The multi-dimensional data cube is a common organization form of data for data mining in data warehouse (Han et al. 2011 , Ladner et al. 2003 ).  ... 
doi:10.3846/20296991.2015.1051339 fatcat:25ngdincqncz5mrbcvhtg3wabi

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Heather E. Volk, Tara Kerin, Fred Lurmann, Irva Hertz-Picciotto, Rob McConnell, Daniel B. Campbell
2014 Epidemiology  
Toxicologic data find altered brain Met expression in mice after prenatal exposure to a model air pollutant.  ...  Background-Independent studies report association of autism spectrum disorder with air pollution exposure and a functional promoter variant (rs1858830) in the MET receptor tyrosine kinase (MET) gene.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank CHARGE families for participating in this research and CHARGE study staff for their time and effort.  ... 
doi:10.1097/ede.0000000000000030 pmid:24240654 pmcid:PMC4019012 fatcat:cyrhpq6dzzadjn7a4nfgvawida

Analyzing hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Hubei Province, China: a space–time cube-based approach

Youlin Zhao, Liang Ge, Junwei Liu, Honghui Liu, Lei Yu, Ning Wang, Yijun Zhou, Xu Ding
2019 Journal of International Medical Research  
Conclusion: The methods in this paper can potentially be applied for infectious diseases with similar spatial and temporal patterns.  ...  Methods: We used the space-time cube (STC) method to investigate HFRS epidemics in different space-time locations.  ...  Ethics and consent statement Restricted data are available upon request from the following sources: HFRS data: Hubei Provincial Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. Honghui Liu.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0300060519850734 pmid:31144552 pmcid:PMC6683916 fatcat:qdyhl2opo5dcpedmbfuri4b7fq

Population Geometries of Europe: The Topologies of Data Cubes and Grids

Francisca Grommé, Evelyn Ruppert
2019 Science, Technology and Human Values  
It has also rekindled solutions such as appeals for a "two-speed" Europe but also a flexible Europe whereby different state groupings can co-  ...  We develop this argument by analyzing transformations in how European populations are enacted through new technological infrastructures that seek to integrate national census data in "cubes" of cross-tabulated  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful for the criticisms and suggestions of two anonymous peer reviewers and the London.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0162243919835302 fatcat:4giu4rwsabf3pf45rwuv6uwbre

The world in your hands: GeoHealth then and now

Robert Bergquist, Samuel Manda
2019 Geospatial Health  
Computers, when equipped with GIS software based on common spatial denominators, can connect remotely-sensed environmental records with terrestrial-captured data and apply spatial statistics in ways uniquely  ...  Infectious diseases transmitted by vectors/intermediate hosts constitute a major part of the economic burden related to public health in the endemic countries of the tropics, which challenges local welfare  ...  This analysis often involves a description of spatial occurrences (usually represented by data on a map); exploratory analysis (to search for patterns and possible explanations); statistical analysis and  ... 
doi:10.4081/gh.2019.779 pmid:31099510 fatcat:5bd3gp4mwrhw7n4hbrwpwiuscq

Beyond Objects in Space-Time: Towards a Movement Analysis Framework with 'How' and 'Why' Elements

Saeed Rahimi, Antoni B. Moore, Peter A. Whigham
2021 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
This makes for 27 possible types of operation embedded in a conceptual cube with the level of abstraction, type of observation, and degree of cognitive reasoning forming the three axes.  ...  From both a practical and theoretical standpoint, progress in developing approaches for these explanations should be founded on a conceptual model.  ...  Acknowledgments: This research was supported by the University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi10030190 fatcat:7kicpacjnbh7xn2q3ti2ikmx3q

Analysis and visualisation of movement: an interdisciplinary review

Urška Demšar, Kevin Buchin, Francesca Cagnacci, Kamran Safi, Bettina Speckmann, Nico Van de Weghe, Daniel Weiskopf, Robert Weibel
2015 Movement Ecology  
However, ecology is not the only discipline interested in movement: a number of information sciences are specialising in analysis and visualisation of movement data.  ...  The recent explosion in availability and complexity of movement data has resulted in a call in ecology for new appropriate methods that would be able to take full advantage of the increasingly complex  ...  We also thank the three anonymous reviewers and Dr Jed Long from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK, for close reading of the manuscript and constructive suggestions for improvement.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40462-015-0032-y pmid:25874114 pmcid:PMC4395897 fatcat:uqtwzpkqr5a7fea6zigpldbbwu

Usability Evaluation of the Spatial OLAP Visualization and Analysis Tool (SOVAT)

Matthew Scotch, Bambang Parmanto, Valerie Monaco
2007 Journal of Usability Studies  
We conducted an iterative usability evaluation of the Spatial OLAP Visualization and Analysis Tool (SOVAT), a software application that combines OLAP and GIS.  ...  The results suggest that the changes made to the SOVAT interface resulted in increases in both usability and user satisfaction.  ...  In addition, the authors would like to thank Mike Meit and the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Rural Health Practice for funding support.  ... 
pmid:26613012 pmcid:PMC4657571 fatcat:3zqqbh73g5cohomokkd6hxnmdy


M. A. Brovelli, M. A. Brovelli, K. J. Li, K. S. Eom
2021 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
the private sector) and takes full advantage of their expertise.The target is the creation of an extended spatial data infrastructure that meets the requirements of the UN Secretariat (including UN field  ...  The Initiative, established in March 2016, is supported by several UN Member States, UN Field Missions, UN Agencies and technology contributing partners (international organizations, academia, NGOs, and  ...  WG-1 has initiated a Pilot Project in 2020 for proof of concept through design and implementation of a hybrid GIS prototype to support two parts of the whole system: the Unite Maps, with the integration  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xliii-b4-2021-183-2021 doaj:e8e44627bf1444cf8032132e203b88f7 fatcat:cspwldbgpnbaxa64cducohytcq

An integrated framework for the geographic surveillance of chronic disease

Nikolaos Yiannakoulias, Lawrence W Svenson, Donald P Schopflocher
2009 International Journal of Health Geographics  
Results: We present a framework for the geographic surveillance of chronic disease that integrates methodological developments in the spatial statistical analysis and case ascertainment.  ...  bias in geographic data.  ...  Analysis In this application, the lowest unit of analysis are cells in the data cube.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1476-072x-8-69 pmid:19948046 pmcid:PMC2790450 fatcat:3nuqqnhlhfaszjvgu3mf26m4x4

Historical Trends Related to Bioterrorism: An Empirical Analysis

Jonathan B. Tucker
1999 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
Among those contributing were environmental scientists with backgrounds in meteorology, exposure assessment, and human-health-effects risk analysis, and other scientists specializing in Geographic Information  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We greatly appreciate the support of the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program, which made possible the multidisciplinary collaboration that was essential for the success  ...  Accordingly, this system has the potential not only to be deployed for use in a CUBE, but to have components, such as victim clustering analysis, applied routinely for accelerating epidemiological investigations  ... 
doi:10.3201/eid0504.990406 pmid:10458952 pmcid:PMC2627752 fatcat:vhjeadfatrefxf2s3ns3ur3mhe

A probabilistic framework for assessing spatio-temporal point patterns in the archaeological record

Enrico R. Crema, Andrew Bevan, Mark W. Lake
2010 Journal of Archaeological Science  
Introduction The application of spatial analysis in archaeology has in most cases relied upon methods adopted from neighbouring disciplines such as geography, ecology and epidemiology.  ...  Typically, point pattern analysis assumes that: 1) the spatial pattern in question can be reasonably simplified as a series of zero--dimensional events (points) located in a Euclidean space; 2) the observed  ...  The output in this case will represent the density of a point process in probabilistic terms, which in turn can be used as the input data for a wide range of tools grouped under the label of spatial time  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jas.2009.12.012 fatcat:kqw5os6hzvb6ncymh5dhdhbn4u
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