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Overview of the TREC 2012 Contextual Suggestion Track

Adriel Dean-Hall, Charles L. A. Clarke, Jaap Kamps, Paul Thomas, Ellen M. Voorhees
2012 Text Retrieval Conference  
Thus, given a user model and a context, the system will find places that match the categories listed in the user model and also located in the proximity of the current location.  ...  Only the geographical aspect of the context is taken into accout for this run, the profiles and temporal ascpect of the context are ignored.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/Dean-HallCKTV12 fatcat:xtogzgk2kzhjppuc6v2vcxcwwe

Geographic Information Retrieval Involving Temporal Components

Christopher G. Harris
2010 NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies  
Searches for information on the web involving both geographic ("where") and temporal ("when") components comprise a nontrivial percentage of overall searches.  ...  Our five submitted runs achieved nDCG scores ranging from 0.5758 to 0.6233 and MAP ranging from 0.3517 to 0.3951 across twenty-five separate geo-temporal queries.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Padmini Srinivasan for her guidance, Yelena Mejova for her useful comments and feedback, the NTCIR-8 Geotime organizers for providing an interesting yet challenging task, and the  ... 
dblp:conf/ntcir/Harris10 fatcat:54iarkph3rdcbilq6aeuzfj2ye

Improving plankton image classification using context metadata

Jeffrey S. Ellen, Casey A. Graff, Mark D. Ohman
2019 Limnology and Oceanography : Methods  
Our best model achieves 92.3% accuracy with our 27-class data set. We provide guidance for further refinements that are likely to provide additional gains in classifier accuracy.  ...  We utilize both geotemporal (e.g., sample depth, location, time of day) and hydrographic (e.g., temperature, salinity, chlorophyll a) metadata and show that either type by itself, or both combined, can  ...  Acknowledgments JSE expresses particular thanks to Charles Elkan for scientific guidance and constructive commentary.  ... 
doi:10.1002/lom3.10324 fatcat:wg53d5w42rburb6q342a72zu5i

Geographic boundary analysis in spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology: Perspective and prospects

Geoffrey M. Jacquez
2010 Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology  
Geographic boundary analysis is a relatively new approach that is just beginning to be applied in spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology to quantify spatial variation in health outcomes, predictors and  ...  Geographic boundaries are zones of rapid change in the value of a spatially distributed variable, and mathematically may be defined as those locations with a large second derivative of the spatial response  ...  The author concludes with a discussion of current needs such as improved null spatial models, and speculates on the future of the field.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sste.2010.09.003 pmid:21218153 pmcid:PMC3014613 fatcat:gboubxfx4jbsfhdn3n3hv5d52e

When time meets information retrieval: Past proposals, current plans and future trends

Bilel Moulahi, Lynda Tamine, Sadok Ben Yahia
2016 Journal of information science  
and the document ranking model level.  ...  Thus, a compelling research interest is going on the temporal information retrieval realm, which gives rise to several temporal search applications.  ...  Acknowledgement We thank the anonymous reviewers, whose comments have contributed to important improvements of the paper. Notes  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551515607277 fatcat:c7zu437drreq5dqlbka646qnby

Configurable Spaces: Temporal analysis in diagrammatic contexts

Thomas Kapler, Ryan Eccles, Robert Harper, William Wright
2008 2008 IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology  
Configurable Spaces extends GeoTime's X, Y, T coordinate workspace space for temporal analysis to any arbitrary diagrammatic work space by replacing a geographic map with a diagram.  ...  temporal concept maps, and the use of linked diagrams for exploring complex, multi-dimensional, sequences of events.  ...  The authors wish to thank IARPA, NIST, NGA and all IARPA, NIST and NGA staff for their support and encouragement.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vast.2008.4677355 dblp:conf/ieeevast/KaplerEHW08 fatcat:euvylzb3nnacfariao3zmve5by

Review of methods for space–time disease surveillance

Colin Robertson, Trisalyn A. Nelson, Ying C. MacNab, Andrew B. Lawson
2010 Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology  
Increasingly, surveillance systems are capturing spatial and temporal data on disease and health outcomes in a variety of public health contexts.  ...  A vast and growing suite of methods exists for detection of outbreaks and trends in surveillance data and the selection of appropriate methods in a given surveillance context is not always clear.  ...  Barry Boots for direction and suggestions during the starting phase of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sste.2009.12.001 pmid:22749467 pmcid:PMC7185413 fatcat:wcujb3hxirad7je5trchfapt2a

People-to-People-to-Geographical-Places: The P3 Framework for Location-Based Community Systems

Quentin Jones, Sukeshini A. Grandhi, Loren Terveen, Steve Whittaker
2004 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
The P3-System framework organizes existing systems into meaningful categories and structures the design space for an interesting new class of potentially context-aware systems.  ...  Active Badge) or user proximity (e.g. Hocman) and Place-Centered systems based on either a representation of people's use of physical spaces (e.g.  ...  We would also like to acknowledge support from The NJ Center for Pervasive Information Technology, funded by the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10606-004-2803-7 fatcat:z2qjav5xxbgxfj5zxehtv7mh74

LatYourLife: A Geo-Temporal Task Planning Application [chapter]

Amin Abdalla
2012 Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography  
The major purpose was to explore the potential functionalities geotemporal data could provide to improve task management.  ...  The aim of this research was to build a prototype application which uses state-of-theart web-mapping and mobile technologies in order to connect people's daily tasks with geography and therefore serving  ...  Issues like (1) How can we model "tasks" in a more appropriate way, (2) and what are their spatio-temporal properties?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24198-7_20 fatcat:grk3korga5gndg2wkq364ljhsq

West Nile virus in Portugal [article]

Jose Lourenco, Silvia C Barros, Libia Ze-Ze, Daniel SC Damineli, Marta Giovanetti, Hugo C Osorio, Fatima Amaro, Ana M Henriques, Fernanda Ramos, Tiago Luis, Margarida D Duarte, Teresa Fagulha (+2 others)
2021 medRxiv   pre-print
West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne pathogen with a globally expanding geographical range.  ...  Methods: Literature and database reviews were performed, covering the period between 1966 and 2020 on existing evidence for WNV circulation.  ...  We are also grateful to the REVIVE team for the mosquito collection nationwide, and to Dr Patrícia Rosa Ramos Rodrigues for the collection of the reported CSF equine sample.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.02.02.21251021 fatcat:7gifa5vihvfljamxlllqjqupaa

Towards an understanding of social inference opportunities in social computing

Julia M. Mayer, Richard P. Schuler, Quentin Jones
2012 Proceedings of the 17th ACM international conference on Supporting group work - GROUP '12  
In this paper we 1) outline why social inferences are important to study in the context of social computing applications, 2) how we can model, understand and predict social inference opportunities 3) highlight  ...  the need for social inference management systems, and 4) discuss the design space and associated research challenges.  ...  Ideally, mobile social matching systems could improve matching by leveraging geotemporal social data [18] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2389176.2389212 dblp:conf/group/MayerSJ12 fatcat:alfv6rnjezfhzgwjcrpqf65lgm

The Evolution of Contextual Information Processing in Informatics

Phivos Mylonas
2018 Information  
for each context category; and (iii) a couple of brief advices derived from the survey for both interested developers and fellow researchers.  ...  domains: Initially, we discuss the influence of context with respect to traditional low-level multimedia content analysis and search, and retrieval tasks and then we advance to the fields of overall computational  ...  Acknowledgments: The financial support by the European Union and Greece (Partnership Agreement for the Development Framework 2014-2020) under the Regional Operational Programme Ionian Islands 2014-2020  ... 
doi:10.3390/info9030047 fatcat:yvvfekonefhspgdttv7f6yf37y

VAiRoma: A Visual Analytics System for Making Sense of Places, Times, and Events in Roman History

Isaac Cho, Wewnen Dou, Derek Xiaoyu Wang, Eric Sauda, William Ribarsky
2016 IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics  
Learning and gaining knowledge of Roman history is an area of interest for students and citizens at large.  ...  Our study results showed that the VAiRoma system enables the participants to find more relevant articles and connections compared to Web searches and literature search conducted in a roman library.  ...  Search All Locations in a Specific Area Another function frequently requested by architects and historians is to search for articles mentioning locations and events occurring in close proximity to the  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvcg.2015.2467971 pmid:26529701 fatcat:llf5zilnazau7jmdxipvyhtkla

VEHICLE: Validation and Exploration of the Hierarchical Integration of Conflict Event Data

B. Mayer, K. Lawonn, K. Donnay, B. Preim, M. Meuschke
2021 Computer graphics forum (Print)  
It allows analyzing parameter influence as well as spatial, temporal, and hierarchical distributions.  ...  Figure 1: VEHICLE is a web-based tool to validate and explore the integration of conflict event data that was recorded by different institutes.  ...  Open access funding enabled and organized by Projekt DEAL. [Correction added on 14 Oct 2021, after first online publication: Projekt Deal funding statement has been added.]  ... 
doi:10.1111/cgf.14284 fatcat:ctfzrwjp35c2lozhugiocpicse

iAggregator: Multidimensional relevance aggregation based on a fuzzy operator

Bilel Moulahi, Lynda Tamine, Sadok Ben Yahia
2014 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
To validate our proposal, we apply our operator within a tweet search task.  ...  In this article, we present a new fuzzy-based operator, called iAggregator, for multidimensional relevance aggregation.  ...  For instance, Daoud and Huang (2013) propose a geotemporal retrieval strategy that models and exploits geotemporal context-dependent evidence extracted from pseudorelevant feedback documents.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23094 fatcat:jlpkc275vffvrnnuiuejvdwbwm
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