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Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Planet Scale Vehicular Imagery Data

Gautam S. Thakur, Pan Hui, Hamed Ketabdar, Ahmed Helmy
2011 2011 IEEE 11th International Conference on Data Mining Workshops  
This 7.5 Terabytes of vehicular imagery data consist of 125 million such images.  ...  We apply spatio-temporal data mining techniques to profile these global cities and reason about their geographical backbone and provide an insight into their vehicular traffic density distribution.  ...  MEASUREMENTS AND PROCESSING In this section, we introduce our vehicular imagery data set and detail the process to gather structural information and then explore the vehicular imagery data that is used  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdmw.2011.156 dblp:conf/icdm/ThakurHKH11 fatcat:3qjbc7oa5rgm5pdewyo4qvtopa

Integrating technologies for scalable ecology and conservation

David C. Marvin, Lian Pin Koh, Antony J. Lynam, Serge Wich, Andrew B. Davies, Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Emma Stokes, Ruth Starkey, Gregory P. Asner
2016 Global Ecology and Conservation  
Integration of multiple technologies greatly increases the spatial and temporal scales over which ecological patterns and processes can be studied, and threats to protected ecosystems can be identified  ...  The large-scale, long-term data collection efforts presented here can generate new spatio-temporal understanding of threats faced by natural ecosystems and endangered species, leading to more effective  ...  A combination of targeted deployment of a UAS and regular analysis of cubesat imagery provide additional platforms for temporal investigation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2016.07.002 fatcat:l4d7lsjgd5aehoduubenrrxikq

Insights on metropolitan-scale vehicular mobility from a networking perspective

Sandesh Uppoor, Marco Fiore
2012 Proceedings of the 4th ACM international workshop on Hot topics in planet-scale measurement - HotPlanet '12  
The understanding of the properties of car movement patterns becomes then paramount to the design and evaluation of network solutions aimed at vehicular environments.  ...  The management of mobility is commonly regarded as one of the most critical issues in large-scale telecommunication networks.  ...  We presented an analysis of the vehicular mobility dynamics in a large-scale metropolitan area.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2307836.2307848 dblp:conf/mobisys/UppoorF12 fatcat:wk7yl37mqvdmlabmffwq522rna

Towards Systematic Prediction of Urban Heat Islands: Grounding Measurements, Assessing Modeling Techniques

Jackson Voelkel, Vivek Shandas
2017 Climate  
First, they are limited in terms of the spatial and temporal resolution of the datasets.  ...  16 days; ASTER's thermal infrared bands have a spatial resolution of 90 m and a temporal resolution of 16 days.  ...  These multi-temporal, high-accuracy, and high spatial resolution results provide an unparalleled description of potential heat exposure within the city.  ... 
doi:10.3390/cli5020041 fatcat:33wkn24c7nflxczi7dwdhsgrye

Computation and the Impact of New Technologies on the Photography of Architecture and Urbanism

Mitchell Schwarzer
2017 Architecture_MPS  
computational analysis.  ...  Satellite imagery offers faraway views that picture buildings within larger urban and natural contexts that help detect the traces of vanished structures, and provide a digital framework for imaginings  ...  Can anything similar be accomplished with huge data sets of digital architectural and urban imagery, substituting data mining algorithms for the laborious analysis required of the human eye and brain?  ... 
doi:10.14324/111.444.amps.2017v11i4.001 fatcat:ct7gp6dyavfvvmn66e4pgozs44

A Review of Remote Sensing of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation for Non-Specialists

Gillian S.L. Rowan, Margaret Kalacska
2021 Remote Sensing  
An overview of the required corrections, processing and analysis methods for passive optical imagery is presented and discussed.  ...  The success of previous work generally depended on the variability in, and suitability of, the available training data, the data's spatial and spectral resolutions, the quality of the water column corrections  ...  The Department of Geography, McGill University provided access to the Plan-etScope imagery. We thank Raymond Soffer and J.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13040623 fatcat:pc3n7p3afzb3ras7pc22jq5ewm

EO4SAS White Paper On Using Earth Observation Satellite Data To Support Sustainable Sand Monitoring in Kenya

Samantha Lavender
It reviews the current position of sand extraction in Kenya, and whether using Earth Observation (EO) satellite data could support a cost-effective online tool that would be useful for monitoring and managing  ...  However, it is a vital resource and the world's second most-used raw material after water. Sand extraction is the largest of mineral extraction activities, responsible for 85% of the total.  ...  that the satellite data is correctly identifying what's of interest; and • Higher resolution imagery is required for more detailed analysis and can be expensive.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14604456.v1 fatcat:3ezk7htpebemrjoijewwiec6o4

Thiessen Polygons [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
Definition Geographic information is inherently spatial and temporal. Geographic applications often demand an integrative approach to examine changes and interactions over space and time.  ...  Temporal geographic information systems (GIS)  ...  In general, these temporal GIS data models attempt to capture the integrative spatial and temporal dimensions of geographic data and seek the fundamental space-time units meaningful to the chosen application  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_101387 fatcat:gzp2stwscbcf7eupd3h6eztjri

Studying the Applicability of X-Band SAR Data to the Network-Scale Mapping of Pavement Roughness on US Roads

Franz J. Meyer, Olaniyi A. Ajadi, Edward J. Hoppe
2020 Remote Sensing  
Current methods rely mostly on in situ measurements and are, therefore, time consuming and costly when applied at the network scale.  ...  This paper studies the applicability of satellite radar remote sensing data, specifically, high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data acquired at X-band, to the network-wide mapping of pavement  ...  Acknowledgments: The team thanks Edward Hoppe, VDOT, for providing the IRI reference data for this study. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12091507 fatcat:2ycyjsjabbce5oyhwkzztzsxzi

The Big Questions in Geography

Susan L. Cutter, Reginald Golledge, William L. Graf
2002 Professional Geographer  
We phrase these as a series of ten questions in the hopes of stimulating a dialogue and collective research agenda for the future and the next generation of geographic professionals.  ...  the respect of policymakers.  ...  Satellite imagery provides detailed digitized imagery of these places.  ... 
doi:10.1111/0033-0124.00332 fatcat:xxhepe23ebh3hiurtz4fm4ijxi

Implications of land use change for the sustainability of urban areas: A case study of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Walter Musakwa, Adriaan Van Niekerk
2013 Cities  
Spectral, geometric, textural and contextual complexities make it difficult to extract urban features. EO data and GIS analysis enables spatial, visual, quantitative, and temporal analysis.  ...  This geographic object-based image analysis (GEOBIA) approach partitions remotely sensed imagery into meaningful image-objects (groups of contiguous pixels) and assesses their spatial, temporal, spectral  ...  APPENDIX A CD containing data for evaluation the potential of earth observation for supporting sustainable urban land use planning  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cities.2013.01.004 fatcat:glyekkpl3vgy3l23z7yu7xfxfi

Rescaling the Human Footprint: A tool for conservation planning at an ecoregional scale

Gillian Woolmer, Stephen C. Trombulak, Justina C. Ray, Patrick J. Doran, Mark G. Anderson, Robert F. Baldwin, Alexis Morgan, Eric W. Sanderson
2008 Landscape and Urban Planning  
The map reveals that 46% of the ecoregion has HF ≤ 20 (compared to 59% in the global analysis) and 34% had HF > 40 (compared to 21% in the global analysis).  ...  Measuring and mapping human influence at the global scale suffers from problems of accuracy and resolution.  ...  Reining for their valuable contributions to this project, as part of the Ecological Status and Trends Project of Two Countries, One Forest ( and the Wildlands Project for supporting  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2008.04.005 fatcat:byxg5f47frhydepsihvclnjxvq

Architectural Literary Analysis: Reading "The Death Of The Street" Through Ballard's Literature And Trancik's "Lost Space"

2015 Middle East Technical University Journal of the Faculty of Architecture  
Acknowledging the fruitfulness of the interaction of architecture and urban planning with other spatial and non-spatial disciplines, this paper is  ...  measurement, and "suddenly, speed returns to a primary scale which re sists any kind of measurement, whether it be temporal or spatial".  ...  Virilio (1984, 546) claims that speed replaces "the distances of space and time, abolishes the notion of physical dimension", suddenly returning to a scale that resists any kind of temporal or spatial  ... 
doi:10.4305/metu.jfa.2015.2.10 fatcat:c5u7lzfwv5ecplubfmoqrpxwnq

Spatial soundscape superposition, Part II: Signals and systems

Michael Cohen, William L. Martens
2020 Acoustical Science and Technology  
of visual and auditory perspectives; separation of direction and distance; parameterized binaural and spatial effects, including directionality; range-compression and indifference; layering of soundscapes  ...  We present an analytical framework for a cognitively informed organization of signals involved in computational representations of spatial soundscape superposition, defined here as "procedural superposition  ...  Displacement can reflect temporal offset as well as spatial.  ... 
doi:10.1250/ast.41.297 fatcat:gskjnoiignfsfhgpmd3zvmccr4

Community Expansion and Infrastructure Development: Implications for Human Health and Environmental Quality in the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador

Stephen J. Walsh, Amy L. McCleary, Benjamin W. Heumann, Laura Brewington, Evan J. Raczkowski, Carlos F. Mena
2010 Journal of Latin American Geography  
, and an analysis of the proximity of the community and its water and sewage infrastructure to the surrounding environment.  ...  the current water and sewage infrastructure in the community using GPS and digitized analog maps, (3) assessment of the current urban setting within the context of community growth, with special reference  ...  data, time and assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1353/lag.2010.0024 fatcat:gv6zykin4rb7toqo56rjdxh4ei
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