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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  ...  Our intent with this work is to support situation assessment in the crisis management domain through tools that link and geographically contextualize information contained in text documents retrieved from  ...  Department of Energy Office of Science laboratory. The authors thank Google™ for permission to use the Figure 1image .  ... 
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  
The obtained results show that the information contained in the page templates and the category labels is more useful than the text of the articles.  ...  In this paper we compare two methods for the automatic identification of geographical articles in encyclopedic resources such as Wikipedia.  ...  http://www.wikipedia.org Copyright is held by the author/owner(s). GIR'07, November 9, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. ACM 978-1-59593-828-2/07/0011.  ... 
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  
This paper introduces the concept of spatial filters as an approach to increasing the relevance of the information retrieved by users of mobile information systems.  ...  or semi-structured collections, such as those handled by geographic information retrieval systems.  ...  Figure 1 : 1 Spatial filters for mobile searchCopyright is held by the author/owner(s). GIR'07, November 9, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. ACM 978-1-59593-828-2/07/0011.  ... 
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  
This paper describes research being employed in the Tripod project to improve the retrieval of photographs through a comprehensive knowledge of where they were taken.  ...  The methods described here attempt to elicit semantics, and thus terms for use in indexing, related to the idea of place from theoretical geography.  ...  This research reported in this paper is part of the project TRIPOD supported by the European Commission under contract No. 045335. GIR' 07 , 07 November 9, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1316948.1316953 dblp:conf/gir/EdwardesP07 fatcat:rq3iu6hzkndg5hxugcjq37spim