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Building Virtual Earth Observatories Using Ontologies, Linked Geospatial Data and Knowledge Discovery Algorithms [chapter]

Manolis Koubarakis, Michael Sioutis, George Garbis, Manos Karpathiotakis, Kostis Kyzirakos, Charalampos Nikolaou, Konstantina Bereta, Stavros Vassos, Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Daniela Espinoza-Molina, Katrin Molch, Gottfried Schwarz (+1 others)
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
TELEIOS is a recent European project that addresses the need for scalable access to petabytes of Earth Observation data and the discovery of knowledge that can be used in applications.  ...  To achieve this, TELEIOS builds on scientific databases, linked geospatial data, ontologies and techniques for discovering knowledge from satellite images and auxiliary data sets.  ...  of international space organizations such as ESA (for example the series of Image Information Mining Conferene 8 ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33615-7_34 fatcat:xw56nx3df5bvvjcmmzwfejgbqe

Introduction to the Special Issue on Image Information Mining: Pursuing Automation of Geospatial Intelligence for Environment and Security

Mihai Datcu, Roger L. King, Sergio D'Elia
2010 IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters  
He is involved in advanced research programs for information extraction, data mining, knowledge discovery, and data understanding with the European Space Agency, CNES, NASA, and in a variety of European  ...  Datcu is a member of the European Image Information Mining Coordination Group. Roger L. King (M'73-SM'95) received the B.  ...  optical and SAR EO images; 3) geospatial intelligence: synergies across images, maps, and geo information; 4) models, semantics, and spatial syntax for image understanding; 5) information mining from  ... 
doi:10.1109/lgrs.2009.2034822 fatcat:wpy66s6yljewtheepydm5ghhae

Semantic Web Service Based Geospatial Knowledge Discovery

P. Zhao, L. Di
2006 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The Semantic Web provides a common interoperable framework in which information is given well-defined meaning such that the data and operations can be used for more effective discovery and integration  ...  Large amount of Earth and space science data has been collecting from various sources.  ...  NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS), for instance, has been generating almost 100 gigabytes of image data per hour on average for the past decade, and releases over 900 Earth science data products at more  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2006.895 fatcat:tjz6vdx7i5an7eu3owql4gdmiu

Geospatial Information Processing Technologies [chapter]

Zhenlong Li, Zhipeng Gui, Barbara Hofer, Yan Li, Simon Scheider, Shashi Shekhar
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
Effective and efficient processing of geospatial data is essential for a wide range of Digital Earth applications such as climate change, natural hazard prediction and mitigation, and public health.  ...  Lastly, a Digital Earth reference framework called discrete global grid system (DGGS) is discussed.  ...  ) for spatial data mining.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_6 fatcat:mpkjqn6orzciziaaxkbntenheu

Understanding Heterogeneous EO Datasets: A Framework for Semantic Representations

Corina Vaduva, Florin A. Georgescu, Mihai Datcu
2018 IEEE Access  
In order to bridge these sensory and semantic gaps, the paper presents a compound framework for EO image information extraction.  ...  Earth observation (EO) has become a valuable source of comprehensive, reliable, and persistent information for a wide number of applications.  ...  EARTH OBSERVATION DATA UNDERSTANDING In some aspects, the Earth Observation domain generated a revolution in the field of image understanding, impacting also the image processing procedures.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2801032 fatcat:s6dyc6b7q5bjhperof54gxj5q4

Very-High-Resolution SAR Images and Linked Open Data Analytics Based on Ontologies

Daniela Espinoza-Molina, Charalampos Nikolaou, Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Konstantina Bereta, Manolis Koubarakis, Gottfried Schwarz, Mihai Datcu
2015 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
image tiles and semantic labels resulting in an Earth observation-data model.  ...  Our approach lays the foundations for the development of richer tools and applications that focus on Earth observation image analytics using ontologies and linked open data.  ...  The image data for this study have been provided by the TerraSAR-X Science Service System (Proposal MTH 1118). Special thanks go to Ursula Marschalk and Achim Roth of DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2014.2371138 fatcat:gd7c5ufnc5d5fpi2ghjcyvhd7e

Operational wildfire monitoring and disaster management support using state-of-the-art EO and Information Technologies

C. Kontoes, I. Keramitsoglou, I. Papoutsis, T. Herekakis, D. Michail, P. Xofis, M. Koubarakis, K. Kyzirakos, M. Karpathiotakis, C. Nikolaou, M. Sioutis, G. Garbis (+5 others)
2012 2012 Second International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications  
The current capacities in delivering firerelated products and services are greatly enhanced by the integration of state-of-the-art Information Technologies, which provide the potential of refining the  ...  The National Observatory of Athens (NOA) has been established in Greece as a research institute offering, among others, operational services for disaster management of forest wildfires.  ...  Volumes of Earth Observation images of different spectral and spatial resolutions are being processed on a systematic basis to derive thematic products that cover a wide spectrum of applications during  ... 
doi:10.1109/eorsa.2012.6261164 fatcat:ex3js3qub5bcddfyvuk2q2qyxy

Image Information Mining Systems [chapter]

Ines Maria Gomez Munoz, Mihai Datcu
2010 Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements  
Finally, Knowledge-driven Information Mining (KIM) (Datcu & Seidel, 1999) ; (Pelizzari et al., 2003) and later versions of Knowledge Enabled Services (KES) and Knowledge-centred Earth Observation (KEO  ...  The Rapid Image Information Mining (RIIM) prototype (Shah et al., 2007) is a Java based framework that provides an interface for exploration of remotely sensed imagery based on its content.  ...  /books/geoscience-and-remote-sensing-newachievements/image-information-mining-systems  ... 
doi:10.5772/9101 fatcat:qe5hqyfafzbfrhiioiitzpmkt4

Modeling trajectory of dynamic clusters in image time-series for spatio-temporal reasoning

P. Heas, M. Datcu
2005 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
During the last decades, satellites have acquired incessantly high-resolution images of many Earth observation sites.  ...  The concept is based on a hierarchical Bayesian modeling of SITS information content which enables us to link the interest of a user to specific spatio-temporal structures.  ...  Giros for stimulating discussions and for carefully preprocessing the data. The data were made available by the French Space Agency (CNES) from the ADAM project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2005.847791 fatcat:uiarpp3dw5e4figd4fyktlzx7e

Big Data and Cloud Computing [chapter]

Yun Li, Manzhu Yu, Mengchao Xu, Jingchao Yang, Dexuan Sha, Qian Liu, Chaowei Yang
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
This chapter introduces Digital Earth data sources, analytical methods, and architecture for data analysis and describes how cloud computing supports big data processing in the context of Digital Earth  ...  All types of geospatial data require a more effective data structure, framework, index, model, management methodology, and tactics.  ...  Linked data Linked data are structured data in which datasets are interlinked in the collection, which is useful for semantic queries and reasoning (Bizer et al. 2011) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_9 fatcat:n4drlq63tvfczbvfaopvkkhec4

MAKOCI: A WEB PORTAL FOR INTEGRATING AND SHARING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SERVICES

Chin-Te Jung, Chih-Hong Sun, Min-Fang Lien, Chih-Shyang Chang, Wei-Jen Chung, Hong-Yang Lin, Ping-Ying Tsai
2013 Geography, Environment, Sustainability  
The lack of integration and communication of various geographic information services (GI services) has resulted in many duplication collection of earth observation data, and challenges of semantic interoperability  ...  By ontologies, formal meanings of concepts are defined to annotate and discover GI services on a conceptual level for semantic interoperability.  ...  In earth observations, observed data (e.g., satellite images or phenomenon measured by in-situ sensors) can be encoded into Web services for sharing and communication.  ... 
doi:10.24057/2071-9388-2013-6-1-37-54 fatcat:p4mx62paofcmrpdmpmjxhimsam

MAKOCI: A WEB PORTAL FOR INTEGRATING AND SHARING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SERVICES

Chin-Te Jung, Chih-Hong Sun, Min-Fang Lien, Chih-Shyang Chang, Wei-Jen Chung, Hong-Yang Lin, Ping-Ying Tsai
2013 Geography, Environment, Sustainability  
The lack of integration and communication of various geographic information services (GI services) has resulted in many duplication collection of earth observation data, and challenges of semantic interoperability  ...  By ontologies, formal meanings of concepts are defined to annotate and discover GI services on a conceptual level for semantic interoperability.  ...  In earth observations, observed data (e.g., satellite images or phenomenon measured by in-situ sensors) can be encoded into Web services for sharing and communication.  ... 
doi:10.24057/2071-9388-2013-6-1-71-80 fatcat:zg5hhbgj4nah3mondzcua64x4e

MAKOCI: A WEB PORTAL FOR INTEGRATING AND SHARING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SERVICES

Chin-Te Jung, Chih-Hong Sun, Min-Fang Lien, Chih-Shyang Chang, Wei-Jen Chung, Hong-Yang Lin, Ping-Ying Tsai
2013 Geography, Environment, Sustainability  
The lack of integration and communication of various geographic information services (GI services) has resulted in many duplication collection of earth observation data, and challenges of semantic interoperability  ...  By ontologies, formal meanings of concepts are defined to annotate and discover GI services on a conceptual level for semantic interoperability.  ...  In earth observations, observed data (e.g., satellite images or phenomenon measured by in-situ sensors) can be encoded into Web services for sharing and communication.  ... 
doi:10.15356/2071-9388_01v06_2013_03 fatcat:cobmxcg4tbcdhndrtinxagmzo4

D33.2 Earth Science metadata, semantics and ontology harmonization report

Yannis Marketakis, Yannis Tzitzikas
2013 Zenodo  
The results of the two previous sections are used for the definition of the strategies to have harmonized metadata, semantics and ontologies, able to satisfy the user needs coping with the different Earth  ...  requirements and (c) describing general approaches for harmonization/integration of information and how they fit into SCIDIP-ES (and in particular in WP33).  ...  optimised for dealing with Earth Observation data.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3275163 fatcat:auuz2aiqabh47jdipeewa7wr2e

Observation-Driven Geo-Ontology Engineering

Krzysztof Janowicz
2012 Transactions on GIS  
Big Data, Linked Data, Smart Dust, Digital Earth, and e-Science are just some of the names for research trends that surfaced over the last years.  ...  ontologies that are driven by application needs and developed bottom-up out of observation data.  ...  Acknowledgments The author would like to thank Simon Scheider, Werner Kuhn, Benjamin Adams, Pascal Hitzler, and the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2012.01342.x fatcat:aylulfamofhqrmihlqyw2p7moa
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