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A. V. Vo, D. F. Laefer, M. Trifkovic, C. N. L. Hewage, M. Bertolotto, N. A. Le-Khac, U. Ofterdinger
2020 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The massive amounts of spatio-temporal information often present in LiDAR data sets make their storage, processing, and visualisation computationally demanding.  ...  The ultimate goal of the system is to provide rapid and convenient access to a large repository of LiDAR data hosted in a distributed computing platform.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Funding for this project was provided by the National Science Foundation as part of the project "UrbanARK: Assessment, Risk Management, & Knowledge for Coastal Flood Risk Management in  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xliii-b4-2020-507-2020 fatcat:5gacxp4nlne7ja3yqqjw72efri

T-Cube Web Interface as a Tool for Detecting Disease Outbreaks in Real-Time: A Pilot in India and Sri Lanka

Nuwan Waidyanatha, Chamindu Sampath, Artur Dubrawski, Maheshkumar Sabhnani, Lujie Chen, Ganesan M., Vincy P.
2010 2010 IEEE RIVF International Conference on Computing & Communication Technologies, Research, Innovation, and Vision for the Future (RIVF)  
T-Cube Web Interface (TCWI) is a browserbased software tool that uses the T-Cube data structure for fast retrieval and display of large volume multivariate time series and spatial information.  ...  This paper considers utility and importance of TCWI in support of rapid detection and mitigation of bio-medical threats in developing countries.  ...  We are grateful for enthusiastic support of the Wayamba Provincial Director of Health Services office, Sri Lanka, and of the Deputy Director of Health Service in Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu, India,  ... 
doi:10.1109/rivf.2010.5633019 dblp:conf/rivf/WaidyanathaSDSCGV10 fatcat:uthlhmopx5f5rphvx3g24vju6m

Earth Observation for Humanitarian Assistance

Stefan Lang, Elisabeth Schoepfer, Peter Zeil, Barbara Riedler
2017 GI_FORUM - Journal for Geographic Information Science  
Examples of best practice presented at a workshop complement the discussion of this wide range of activities for geo-humanitarian action.  ...  The usage of Earth observation data (acquired from space, aerial and ground platforms) for emergency and crisis mapping has greatly increased during recent years.  ...  can expect the current trend of rapid proliferation to continue.One challenge isthe integration of massive (or even big?)  ... 
doi:10.1553/giscience2017_01_s157 fatcat:4sgi5zmdkbgbjbwzt2mt6zh5nm

Online Generation and Dissemination of Disaster Information Based on Satellite Remote Sensing Data [chapter]

Chao-Yang Fang, Hui Lin, Qing Xu, Dan-Ling Tang, Wong-Chiu Anthony Wang, Jun-Xian Zhang, Yick-Cheung Matthew Pang
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper aims to introduce a system framework for online generation and dissemination of disaster information based on satellite remote sensing data, that is, the design and application of the WEB-based  ...  In addition, the disaster monitoring and early warning information system for fishery industry in Pearl River Delta region is developed on the basis of the WEB-DMWIS to verify and demonstrate the effectiveness  ...  of Hong Kong (2020903).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89903-7_7 fatcat:5rcuhseoznc4lcoviq7larxt6y

Human Language Technology and Knowledge Management

Mark T. Maybury
2002 The AI Magazine  
forgetting information; the need for multilingual and multisource information extraction; and the challenge of cross-document coreference resolution.  ...  The group highlighted the promise of the semantic web, the importance of information extraction "plug-ins," the possibility of organizing massive documents using domain-specific ontologies, the opportunity  ...  Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v23i2.1646 dblp:journals/aim/Maybury02 fatcat:eywundoga5axjikk2q3unrosde

Achieving a Nationwide Learning Health System

C. P. Friedman, A. K. Wong, D. Blumenthal
2010 Science Translational Medicine  
then provide relevant information to address the query.  ...  A functioning learning system that supports clinical and translational research, public health information, and comparative e ectiveness studies requires resolution of data ownership, patient consent for  ... 
doi:10.1126/scitranslmed.3001456 pmid:21068440 fatcat:hj7ezbjnpralro5repzznekcsy

Automatic Algorithms For Medieval Manuscript Analysis

Ruggero Pintus, Ying Yang, Holly Rushmeier, Enrico Gobbetti
2018 Zenodo  
Massive digital acquisition and preservation of deteriorating historical and artistic documents is of particular importance due to their value and fragile condition.  ...  Those techniques have been evaluated on a huge heterogeneous corpus of illuminated medieval manuscripts of different writing styles, languages, image resolutions, amount of illumination and ornamentation  ...  We also acknowledge the contribution of Sardinian Regional Authorities.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1468270 fatcat:crgnfwkhpndhpb2vj35sgm3j7i

The MNI data-sharing and processing ecosystem

Samir Das, Tristan Glatard, Leigh C. MacIntyre, Cecile Madjar, Christine Rogers, Marc-Etienne Rousseau, Pierre Rioux, Dave MacFarlane, Zia Mohades, Rathi Gnanasekaran, Carolina Makowski, Penelope Kostopoulos (+5 others)
2016 NeuroImage  
As a result, mining the massive quantities of digital data collected in these studies offers unprecedented opportunities and has become paramount for today's research.  ...  As the neuroimaging community enters the world of "Big Data", there has been a concerted push for enhanced sharing initiatives, whether within a multisite study, across studies, or federated and shared  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the following people for the sustained efforts towards building and operating LORIS and CBRAIN: Ehsan Afkhami, Katrin Amunts, Sylvain Baillet, Natacha Beck, Pierre Bellec  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.08.076 pmid:26364860 fatcat:l5rxvy3pebczjkpznjpdr3akyq

Big Data Analytics for Concurrent Data Processing

A Samydurai, C Vijayakumaran, G Kumaresan, B Muthusenthil
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Also the first solution for processing perpetual text queries efficiently to address the above challenges is given.  ...  The tremendous growth in arrival rates of data to support a large number of user queries creates complex problems in the traditional structured databases.  ...  Today, massive information management stands out as a challenge for IT firms.  ... 
doi:10.5120/21211-3912 fatcat:drzhu3ntnjd4fjc4dianmsc55i

Data management research at the technical university of crete

Stavros Christodoulakis, Minos Garofalakis, Euripides G.M. Petrakis, Antonios Deligiannakis, Vasilis Samoladas, Ekaterini Ioannou, Odysseas Papapetrou, Stelios Sotiriadis
2014 SIGMOD record  
The focus is on analytics that allow users to express aggregation and iceberg queries over the massive collection of "possible resolution worlds".  ...  Processing is based on a novel indexing structure that allows efficient access to the resolution-related information and a set of techniques for evaluating complex queries that include qualifiers for retrieving  ... 
doi:10.1145/2590989.2590999 fatcat:ithsznixnzcafdkbnsuagqo5aa

Emerging Vehicular Applications [chapter]

Uichin Lee, Ryan Cheung, Mario Gerla
2009 Vehicular Networks  
Examples include the collection of "sensor data" in mobile vehicular sensor platforms, the sharing and streaming of files in a BitTorrent fashion, and the creation/maintenance of massively distributed  ...  databases with locally relevant commercial, entertainment, and cultural information (e.g., movies, hotels, museums, etc.).  ...  query resolution completes.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420085891-c6 fatcat:4lgkkdjqdjhwxfjevalslresk4

Infectious Disease Surveillance in the Big Data Era: Towards Faster and Locally Relevant Systems

Lone Simonsen, Julia R. Gog, Don Olson, Cécile Viboud
2016 Journal of Infectious Diseases  
A new generation of big data surveillance systems is needed to achieve rapid, flexible, and local tracking of infectious diseases, especially for emerging pathogens.  ...  We conclude by advocating for increased use of hybrid systems combining information from traditional surveillance and big data sources, which seems the most promising option moving forward.  ...  However, the finest spatial resolution continues to be the state or region for most components, and age breakdown is available for a subset of outcomes only.  ... 
doi:10.1093/infdis/jiw376 pmid:28830112 pmcid:PMC5144901 fatcat:utcur5y7tvcxndo252sagnmlzi

GeoHealth and QuickOSM, Two QGIS Plugins for Health Applications [chapter]

Vincent Herbreteau, Christophe Révillion, Etienne Trimaille
2018 QGIS and Generic Tools  
GeoHealth and QuickOSM, two QGIS plugins for health applications Background of the use of GIS for health and the development of dedicated plugins in QGIS Maps and spatial analyses are increasingly used  ...  Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and geomatics tools in general, are thus used by health organizations (local or international) to inform on the distribution of diseases, by managers to monitor and  ...  This tool has been designed for healthcare professionals to provide a simple method for blurring data prior to its dissemination for mapping and analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781119457091.ch7 fatcat:w5edszri5failnxzpixiz3vhrq

Improving Community Capacity in Rapid Disaster Mapping: An Evaluation of Summer School

Dewayany Sutrisno, Peter Tian-Yuan Shih, Mazlan Bin Hashim, RongJun Qin, Pramaditya Wicaksono, Rahman Syaifoel
2019 Indonesian Journal of Geography  
Even though there are still gaps in participants' skills, the summer school was found to be an effective way to train the young scientists for rapid mapping.  ...  However, the question arose of how effective this summer school to be used as a tool to increase scientists' understanding and capacity.  ...  Gajah Mada, which assisted us in the implementation of the proposed summer school; National Chiao Tung University, which facilitated the dissemination of the training materials in the ASEAN-Taiwan forum  ... 
doi:10.22146/ijg.40900 fatcat:jdk7lbfunbcqheushqhvg6z5dm

A Collaborative Geospatial Shoreline Inventory Tool to Guide Coastal Development and Habitat Conservation

Diana Mitsova, Frank Wissinger, Ann-Margaret Esnard, Ravi Shankar, Peter Gies
2013 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Users will be able to select sections of the shoreline and generate statistical reports in the map viewer to allow for comparisons.  ...  The ESRI Geoportal Server, which is a type of web portal used to find and access geospatial information in a central repository, is customized by adding a Geoinventory tool capability that allows any shoreline  ...  We also wish to acknowledge Marta Viciedo, who assisted with data collection in the initial phases of this pilot project. Conflict of Interest The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi2020385 fatcat:lsfayfxcazc3xdwoztykvek3n4
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