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Facilitating situation assessment through gir with multi-scale open source web documents

Brian M. Tomaszewski, Chi-Chun Pan, Prasenjit Mitra, Alan M. MacEachren
2007 Proceedings of the 4th ACM workshop on Geographical information retrieval - GIR '07  
In this paper, we present our preliminary work on a Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR) system that utilizes loosely coupled web services and Google Earth™ (GE) to retrieve, extract, combine, and visualize  ...  GIR'07, November 9, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. ACM 978-1-59593-828-2/07/0011.  ...  We present our preliminary work on a Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR) system that utilizes loosely coupled web services to retrieve, extract, and combine situation and geographically contextualized  ... 
doi:10.1145/1316948.1316973 dblp:conf/gir/TomaszewskiPMM07 fatcat:maguknm5izb4bmvqtx4cduaxgi

A comparison of methods for the automatic identification of locations in wikipedia

Davide Buscaldi, Paolo Rosso
2007 Proceedings of the 4th ACM workshop on Geographical information retrieval - GIR '07  
GIR'07, November 9, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. ACM 978-1-59593-828-2/07/0011. The Getty Thesaurus of Geographical Names, http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting research /vocabularies/tgn/  ...  For instance, consider the following synset and its gloss: Lisbon, Lisboa, capital of Portugal -(capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal; a major port in western Portugal  ... 
doi:10.1145/1316948.1316971 dblp:conf/gir/BuscaldiR07 fatcat:l4o7zawv5fheljvkffwo264yu4

Spatial filters for mobile information retrieval

David M. Mountain
2007 Proceedings of the 4th ACM workshop on Geographical information retrieval - GIR '07  
GIR'07, November 9, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. ACM 978-1-59593-828-2/07/0011. Table 1 : 1 The spatial relations, criteria and example query scenarios associated with different spatial filters.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1316948.1316964 dblp:conf/gir/Mountain07 fatcat:mno2ciwuvzgehl5gp4jlgiwx2i

Eliciting concepts of place for text-based image retrieval

Alistair J. Edwardes, Ross S. Purves
2007 Proceedings of the 4th ACM workshop on Geographical information retrieval - GIR '07  
GIR' 07 , 07 November 9, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. Copyright 2007 ACM 978-1-59593-828-2/07/0011...$5.00. Table 1 . 1 Most commonly co-occuring adjectives for four basic level scene categories.  ...  Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR) tends to focus on queries which include a toponym, a spatial relationship and some contextual information -for example, "castles near Edinburgh".  ... 
doi:10.1145/1316948.1316953 dblp:conf/gir/EdwardesP07 fatcat:rq3iu6hzkndg5hxugcjq37spim

The University of Lisbon at GeoCLEF 2006 [chapter]

Bruno Martins, Nuno Cardoso, Marcirio Silveira Chaves, Leonardo Andrade, Mário J. Silva
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper reports the participation of the XLDB team from the University of Lisbon at the 2008 GeoCLEF task.  ...  We detail the GIR system, describe the optimisation procedure that preceded the run generation, and dissect the results.  ...  the 2007 data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74999-8_127 fatcat:rlz7yf6axrafvnbqmg5xplw5dm

The University of Lisbon at CLEF 2006 Ad-Hoc Task [chapter]

Nuno Cardoso, Mário J. Silva, Bruno Martins
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper reports the participation of the XLDB Group from the University of Lisbon in the CLEF 2006 ad-hoc monolingual and bilingual subtasks for Portuguese.  ...  Our participation was partially supported by grants POSI/PLP/43931/2001 (Linguateca) and POSI/SRI/40193/2001 (GREASE) from FCT (Portugal), co-financed by POSI.  ...  Introduction This paper describes the third participation of the XLDB Group from the University of Lisbon in the CLEF ad-hoc task.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74999-8_6 fatcat:r5kaytbpord7zdmz23lratajfy

Reasoning about vague topological information

Steven Schockaert, Martine De Cock
2007 Proceedings of the sixteenth ACM conference on Conference on information and knowledge management - CIKM '07  
2007.  ...  For example, geographic information retrieval (GIR) systems allow users to formulate geographically constrained queries such as museums in Lisbon's Baixa neighborhood or restaurants near Lisbon Cathedral  ... 
doi:10.1145/1321440.1321524 dblp:conf/cikm/SchockaertC07 fatcat:53sbkc5g3vg4tgf235zgl7x5eq

An Evaluation of Geographic and Temporal Search

Fredric C. Gey, Noriko Kando, Ray R. Larson
2010 Lernen, Wissen, Daten, Analysen  
This task was the first evaluation specifically of search with both Geographic and Temporal constraints, i.e. it combines geographic information retrieval (GIR) with time-based search to find specific  ...  Appreciation is also due to Jorge Machado (IN-ESC, Lisbon, Portugal) who programmed the English assessment system, and Tetsuya Sakai (Microsoft Research, Asia) who ran the evaluation statistics.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank participant assessors Christopher Harris (University of Iowa), Krishna Janakiraman (UC Berkeley), Ricardo Vaz and Flávio Esteves (Technical University of Lisbon).  ... 
dblp:conf/lwa/GeyKL10 fatcat:n3mg3gxekffbnjjioe3gicx44i

Experiments with Geographic Evidence Extracted from Documents [chapter]

Nuno Cardoso, Patrícia Sousa, Mário J. Silva
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
For the 2008 participation at GeoCLEF, we focused on improving the extraction of geographic signatures from documents and optimising their use for GIR.  ...  The results showed that our GIR prototype is consistently better when using the geographic indexes on the retrieval, meaning that our GIR approach outperforms a classic IR retrieval in every GeoCLEF evaluation  ...  Street", "Portugal" designates a street, not a country).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04447-2_117 fatcat:gzm3o7wmn5ehjjptsafj2jc7bm

Announcements

2007 Journal of Language Contact  
PR is also spoken by small numbers of speakers in the Diaspora, especially in the Lisbon area (Portugal).  ...  (Portugal) area since 1991.  ...  Bruyn (2007) has provided a nicely-judged obituary of Jacques together with a complete bibliography of Jacques' work (something which this volume lacks, though there is a nice photo of Jacques in conversation  ... 
doi:10.1163/000000007792548279 fatcat:y4a6czjscfep3os56x3iulyjxy

Getting Geographical Answers fromWikipedia: the GikiP pilot at CLEF

Diana Santos, Nuno Cardoso, Paula Carvalho, Iustin Dornescu, Sven Hartrumpf, Johannes Leveling, Yvonne Skalban
2008 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
The development of RENOIR was supported by grant SFRH/BD/29817/2006 from FCT (Portugal).  ...  For example, in solving the GP3 topic, the system identifies the Wikipedia category Category:Rivers of Portugal.  ...  InSicht employed a special technique called query decomposition (first tried in GeoCLEF-2007, [17] ) or question decomposition in the context of QA [10] .  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/SantosCCDHLS08a fatcat:dcywhub7nzdr3mnyknotv23wnq

Using Geographic Signatures as Query and Document Scopes in Geographic IR [chapter]

Nuno Cardoso, David Cruz, Marcirio Chaves, Mário J. Silva
Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper reports the participation of the University of Lisbon at the 2007 GeoCLEF task.  ...  We adopted a novel approach for GIR, focused on handling geographic features and feature types on both queries and documents, generating signatures with multiple geographic concepts as a scope of interest  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Joana Campos for improving Faísca for the GIR prototype, Catarina Rodrigues for managing the geographic data, and Diana Santos for relevant suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85760-0_101 fatcat:fazur6rygnf4toymwic7izg7m4

Gender budgeting in Europe: What can we learn from best practice?

Sheila Quinn
2017 Administration  
The 2007 law on gender equality mandates the publication of the GIR for the draft finance bill -and, importantly, for the collection and management of sex-disaggregated and gender-relevant data.  ...  Some countries, however, still use some form of joint taxation, including Germany, France and Portugal.  ... 
doi:10.1515/admin-2017-0026 fatcat:r3bdddqcvjfbrnuhc7jll4deuu

A multiple indicator model for panel data: An application to ICT area-level variation

Eva Ventura, Albert Satorra
2015 Telecommunications Policy  
, April 2-5, University of Lisbon, Portugal. [40] Wolcott, P., Press, L., McHenry, W., Goodman, S., & Foster, W. (2001). A framework for assessing the global diffusion of the internet.  ...  See Bou & Satorra (2007 for an application of this model to finance the data and technical details on this class of panel data models.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.telpol.2015.07.002 fatcat:3rpxvumstvh5vcwtwwimx2rkxm

Ambrosia L. in Catalonia (NE Spain): expansion and aerobiology of a new bioinvader

Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Jordina Belmonte, Marta Alarcón, Mirna López-Pacheco
2012 Aerobiologia  
In fact, the major ragweed colonies found in Spain and Portugal are closely linked with some of the most important harbors, such as Barcelona, Bilbao, Lisbon, Porto, Santander or Valencia.  ...  for Catalonia 1,350 4,375 324 Table 2 2 Annual pollen indices (API = sum of daily concentrations) registered for Ambrosia pollen type in Catalonia for the period 1994-2010 Year Bar Bel Gir  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10453-012-9247-1 fatcat:xphmwpwx65cphj4zriafed7u3y
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