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Evaluation of Database Modeling Methods for Geographic Information Systems

Thanasis Hadzilacos, Nectaria Tryfona
1998 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
We present a systematic evaluation of different modeling techniques for the design of Geographic Information Systems as we experienced them through theoretical research and real world applications.  ...  By employing, at each phase, representative models of classical and object-oriented approaches we assess their efficiency in spatial data handling.  ...  The second author wishes to thank the Computer Technology Institute for the sponsorship of the presentation of an earlier version of this work at the International Workshop on Evaluation of Information  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v6i1.314 fatcat:tmsyn4jdprev3o5rj5tmo272xu

Suitability of Service Oriented Architecture for Solving GIS Problems

Mortaza Saleh
2012 International Journal of Advanced Information Technology  
We explain that SOA as a service oriented software architecture model can support the transformation of geographic information software from "system and function" to "service and application" and as the  ...  This paper analyzes the architecture and main features of Geographic Information Systems and aims at discussing some important problems emerged in the research of applying GIS in the organizations.  ...  In [3] , Beg and his colleagues described "object oriented" approach as a kind of the earlier approaches to building IT systems that tended to directly use specific implementation environments to solve  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijait.2012.2201 fatcat:zs2wty6tdzar7hz4exh5gmhw5a

Modeling behavior of Geographic Objects: An experience with the Object Modeling Technique [chapter]

Nectaria Tryfona, Dieter Pfoser, Thanasis Hadzilacos
1997 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
to the Geographic Object Model, we show how the above three concepts fit naturally into any object-oriented tool.  ...  This paper presents the semantics and the graphical notation of a prototypical object-oriented model for the conceptual design of spatial databases: by extending the Object Model of the Object Modeling  ...  Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank Nikolina Renieri and Andrea Rodriquez for their helpful discussions and comments on previous versions of this work. 6.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-63107-0_25 fatcat:scdchrt5qjdvdn7y45h7qe6fjm


Yoshito ITOH, Yoji SHINTOKU, Amin HAMMAD, Sadashi SATAKE, Chunlu LIU
1997 journal of Civil Engineering Information Processing System  
The system integrates geographic information, design data, and inspection data in a user-friendly multimedia environment Several examples are discussed on the efficient usage of the system at each stage  ...  Bridge lifecycle has several stages including planning, design, fabrication, erection, service, maintenance, and demolition In the existing bridge database management systems, the information Of each stage  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The writers would like to thank the Bridge Office of Nagoya City Civil Bureau for providing data on the bridges of Nagoya City.  ... 
doi:10.11532/journalac1992.6.231 fatcat:2hcn57jgv5fsfhetcexfcospyu

Decision Support System Development to Groundwater Management and Aquifer Vulnerability Assessment: Hydrogeological Information System of Monastir (HISM)

Imen Hentati, Mohamed Ali Fourati, Nadia Trabelsi, Ibtissem Triki, Saïd Sassi, Moncef Zairi
2019 Journal of Geographic Information System  
In Tunisia and particularly in Monastir region, groundwater constitutes the main source of water supply systems. A lot of problems are facing the water management authorities.  ...  In fact, the Moknine coastal aquifer highlights several qualitative and quantitative anomalies due to the irrigated perimeters extension (Teboulba, Bekalta)  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4236/jgis.2019.115032 fatcat:j4jcnkcgcjhhndcijorlegbgny

Towards the design and development of a new architecture for Geographic Information Systems

Niki Pissinou, Kia Makki, E. K. Park
1993 Proceedings of the second international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '93  
In this paper, we study the structure and behavior of existing Geographic Information Systems, isolate their drawbacks and explore the applicability of object oriented design, logical deduction and hypermedia  ...  In particular, we focus on the concept, design and development of an architecture for the next generation geographic information systems, which will be able to access, synthesize and reason about large  ...  We would also like to thank Guishen Wang for his work on the implementation of this project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/170088.170426 dblp:conf/cikm/PissinouMP93 fatcat:ubvmqzxshrcfxmaszhzxamobry

Object-oriented approaches to geo-referenced information

Michael F. Worboys
1994 International Journal of Geographical Information Systems  
Acknowledgments The author thanks the three anonymous referees, whose constructive comments enabled significant improvements to be made to the paper before final submission.  ...  Applications to eeo-referenced information --- This section examines the applications of object-oriented approaches to geo-referenced information.  ...  Object-oriented concepts There are two broad and opposing classes of models of geographical information.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02693799408902008 fatcat:zjrdilfsrba2fotfyqlliq45za

The GIS Revolution and Geography: Object-oriented GIS and the Methodology of Chorography

Teruko USUI
2003 Geographical Review of Japan  
Object-oriented approaches to geo referenced information. International Journal of Geo graphical Information Systems 8-4: 385-399.  ...  The GFM is a model based on an object-oriented approach and is similar to the chorographic model of traditional geography.  ... 
doi:10.4157/grj.76.10_687 fatcat:gngz6lbseragjo6i6lzgpro6ze

Generating the architecture of GIS applications with design patterns

S. Gordillo, F. Balaguer, F. Das Neves
1997 Proceedings of the fifth ACM international workshop on Advances in geographic information systems - GIS '97  
We first discuss the problem of adding spatial features to Iegacy object oriented applications, then we present three Design Patterns specific to this domain: Reference System, Roles and Appearances to  ...  The rapid growing of the WWW as a host for different kind of applications and the emergence of Java as an object-oriented programming language well suited for developing efficient, distributed applications  ...  We next show an approach for building the basic architecture of a GIS application relating conceptual objects with their geographic features using one of these design patterns called Decorator. 3Using  ... 
doi:10.1145/267825.267835 dblp:conf/gis/GordilloBN97 fatcat:33zsrjnmg5gkrgcuos4icezznq

Issues of GIS data management

Tomáš Richta
2006 Geoinformatics FCE CTU  
CAD systems are oriented towards modeling individual man-made objects and structures with relatively high level of detail, so the data stored covers small areas with huge amount of information.  ...  The first of them is the density distribution characteristics of stored data according to described area.  ...  Object oriented databases have been portrayed as being the solution for complex applications such as Geographical Information Systems.  ... 
doi:10.14311/gi.1.6 fatcat:nif77pgqrnfm5dqi55rkt2ofde

A User-Oriented Perspective of Error-sensitive GIS Development

Matt Duckham
2002 Transactions on GIS  
The useroriented approach taken here contrasts with the predominately developer-oriented perspective in the literature.  ...  Increasingly, GIS users need to fulfil a variety of different roles, from database designers and data capture personnel through to decision makers, each of which may require an awareness of data quality  ...  ., submitted, Object calculus and the object-oriented analysis and design of an error-sensitive GIS, GeoInformatica.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-9671.00104 fatcat:on57uvzemzb4fn3rjm6tllylli

The development and customization of GIS-based applications and Web-based GIS applications with the CASE tool AIGLE

Ahmed Lbath, François Pinet
2000 Proceedings of the eighth ACM international symposium on Advances in geographic information systems - GIS '00  
Geographic Information Systems.  ...  More over a visual object oriented method is proposed to facilitate the design of spatial applications  ...  The proposed approach in this paper consists in developing a visual language for query and design in Geographic Information System (GIS) applications [4] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/355274.355307 dblp:conf/gis/LbathP00 fatcat:u4amc5cu3ndjtg4x4z6zbu6n6y

The Role of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) in Modeling of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Onu F. U, Uche-Nwachi E. O, Chigbundu K. E
2016 IOSR Journal of Mobile Computing & Application  
The popularity of Geographic Information System (GIS) has grown tremendously such that software developers can no longer neglect that sector when fashioning out new technologies for software development  ...  The concept of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) has revolutionalised software development industry including the GIS and software modeling in general.  ...  This research introduced us to the concept of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that keep track not only of events, activities and things but also where these events or things happen.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0050-03044046 fatcat:ouznnnsombaejncrjs5dxd4ukq

Mine Evolution Dynamic Monitor Based on Dynamic Object-Oriented Model

Jiang Yang-Ming, Dong Qin-Lin
2011 Procedia Engineering  
It proposes a novel approach to simulate changes based on object-oriented concepts and presents dynamic objectoriented model.  ...  Secondly, the author studies object-oriented spatial-temporal data model based on the characteristics of mine. Thirdly, the object-oriented spatio-temporal mining data model is designed.  ...  Therefore, for an integrated information system, a rigorous data model is vital and basic concepts of its domain have to be considered.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2011.11.2423 fatcat:67j7nj6ovrep5f5fi5uks6ynle

Construction of an Integrated Object Oriented System for Temporal GIS

Souheil Khaddaj, Abdul Adamu, Munir Morad
2005 American Journal of Applied Sciences  
The aim of this paper is to construct a GIS system using an object-oriented model, which is able to track the evolution of geographical objects over time continuously.  ...  The development of temporal GIS systems capable of dealing with the evolution of geographical objects is still a challenging task.  ...  The aim of this research is to develop an integrated temporal GIS system using an object-oriented model (OOM) combined with an object-oriented programming environment (OOPE) and an object-oriented oriented  ... 
doi:10.3844/ajassp.2005.1584.1594 fatcat:bw2hrqtyrferhfr2vjstb3wze4
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