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Toward tighter integration of web search with a geographic information system

Taro Tezuka, Takeshi Kurashima, Katsumi Tanaka
2006 Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web - WWW '06  
Integration of Web search with geographic information has recently attracted much attention. There are a number of local Web search systems enabling users to find locationspecific Web content.  ...  In this paper, we discuss the directions available for tighter integration of Web search with a GIS, in terms of extraction, knowledge discovery, and presentation.  ...  These services can be enabled through the tighter integration of Web search with a geographic information system (GIS).  ... 
doi:10.1145/1135777.1135821 dblp:conf/www/TezukaKT06 fatcat:zfecjky4ffcftaw3ushw3srqoe

Multiple coordinated views for searching and navigating Web content repositories

Alexander Hubmann-Haidvogel, Arno Scharl, Albert Weichselbraun
2009 Information Sciences  
a portfolio of semantic services with a visual information exploration and retrieval interface.  ...  Context information facilitates access to complex datasets and helps users navigate large repositories of Web documents.  ...  Acknowledgment The Media Watch on Climate Change has been developed as part of IDIOM (Information Diffusion across Interactive Online Media; and RAVEN (Relation Analysis and Visualization  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ins.2009.01.030 fatcat:6mi6cvgzabfhfdfgylk6ks43eu

TeSS: a platform for discovering life science training opportunities

2020 Bioinformatics  
These resources are cross-linked with related data- and tools registries, and made available via a search interface, a data API and through widgets.  ...  To address this issue, we have developed a new platform - TeSS - which aggregates geographically distributed information and presents it in a central, feature-rich portal.  ...  Conflict of Interest: none declared.  ... 
doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btaa047 pmid:32044952 pmcid:PMC7214044 fatcat:4iwwtwtaejdvteiw5jkwofatya

GeoPackage as Future Ubiquitous GIS Data Format: A Review

Muhammad Hanis Rashidan, Ivin Amri Musliman
2015 Jurnal Teknologi  
This presents a comprehensive review of mobile GIS hence, the concept of GeoPackage as a modern geospatial tool was discussed, while its relevance in contemporary geospatial technology are highlighted.  ...  applications and web services.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to express their gratitude to the research grant sponsor; the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) via ScienceFund grant (SF 04-01-06-SF1187) and  ... 
doi:10.11113/jt.v73.4319 fatcat:v2ykphdwmrcqrmfxgw63shwnpq

Web GIS for Sustainable Education: Towards Natural Disaster Education for High School Students

Jiaqi Li, Haoming Xia, Yaochen Qin, Pinde Fu, Xuan Guo, Rumeng Li, Xiaoyang Zhao
2022 Sustainability  
The rapid development of the web geographic information system (Web GIS) has promoted new vitality in high school geography education, relieved the stress of geography teachers caused by software and technical  ...  The discussion identifies a range of specific educational benefits of applying Web GIS to natural disaster education for teachers and schools.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14052694 fatcat:ymbw7pft4rgcfohjoqcpyg6ieq

Major Trends in Information and Communication Technologies [chapter]

Georg Rehm, Hans Uszkoreit
2013 META-NET Strategic Research Agenda for Multilingual Europe 2020  
Location-based services enable the user to search for information in his or her geographic area, to make use of online maps, navigation systems, recommender systems or to find tweets or photos from the  ...  Search and Information Services: An important use case of any type of device is to search for information and to make use of information services.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36349-8_3 fatcat:3ngaqqgaijhk5jmlzasyvbsqvu

Open Source Intelligence in Disaster Management

Gerhard Backfried, Christian Schmidt, Mark Pfeiffer, Gerald Quirchmayr, Markus Glanzer, Karin Rainer
2012 2012 European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference  
Future challenges in research and further development of this field are addressed towards the end of the paper.  ...  In particular we present the use of the Sail Labs Media Mining System in the context of disaster relief operations and use samples to point out advantages and strengths of the MM-System.  ...  OUTLOOK AND CONCLUSOINS With the MM -System having been deployed and tested in cooperation with several governmental organizations, we are now in a position to move on to a tighter integration with mission  ... 
doi:10.1109/eisic.2012.42 dblp:conf/eisic/BackfriedSPQGR12 fatcat:4o7jaszj6fd65kkkdx4r53c6ny

Assessment of land degradation east of the Nile Delta, Egypt using remote sensing and GIS techniques

E. S. Mohamed, A. Belal, A. Saleh
2012 Arabian Journal of Geosciences  
In recent years the Government of Egypt initiated the efforts towards developing a navigation system in River Nile in Egypt.  ...  The developed application is integration between Geomatics Engineering and Software Engineering on how maps, data, functions and information were used in a useful way using programming language to allow  ...  Geodatabase have a comprehensive information model for representing and managing geographic information.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12517-012-0553-2 fatcat:a363yzlqhbblzngaz6vhjpehoa

Exploring Descriptions of Movement Through Geovisual Analytics

Scott Pezanowski, Prasenjit Mitra, Alan M. MacEachren
2022 KN - Journal of Cartography and Geographic Information  
We present GeoMovement, a system that is based on combining machine learning and rule-based extraction of movement-related information with state-of-the-art visualization techniques.  ...  Along with the depiction of movement, our tool can extract and present a lack of movement.  ...  We would like to thank the Information Technology group in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at The Pennsylvania  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42489-022-00098-3 pmid:35229072 pmcid:PMC8866112 fatcat:ni47yanb6rabbiangd7ooxwfla

Integrating knowledge resources at the point of care: opportunities for librarians

S S Fuller, D S Ketchell, P Tarczy-Hornoch, D Masuda
1999 Bulletin of the Medical Library Association  
The outcome is MINDscape, a very heavily used Web view of the patient medical record with tightly integrated knowledge resources as well as numerous Web-accessible information resources and tools.  ...  Librarians lead information resource and systems development projects and play a variety of roles including facilitator, publisher, integrator, and educator.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge support from National Library of Medicine grants (IAIMS, NLM 5 G08-LM-05620;B3, N01-LM-1-3506; and the RML, contract #NLM RFP 90-101/DCH) and express  ... 
pmid:10550024 pmcid:PMC226614 fatcat:22u4reuuxvgl3nkc7wyb2wwsxq

Implications of Information and Communication Technologies for Business Relations

Søren Hjarup, Anders Henten
2000 Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung  
The development of cheaper and more standardised information and communication technologies (ICTs) extends and deepens electronic networks, which may lead to either tighter or looser business relations  ...  The analysis addresses the issues of how businesses interact in the light of continuous maturation of business-to-business e-commerce.  ...  ICTs thus strengthen tendencies towards closer ownership and alliance relations and, therefore, to tighter relations in business exchanges. . 5 S u m m a r y a n d p e r s p e c t i v e s In this chapter  ... 
doi:10.3790/vjh.69.4.630 fatcat:24wya2kuevf7dnvrgz7me45jlm

Evolution and Regulation of Mobile Ecosystems: European Information Society Policies for the Mobile Search Domain [chapter]

Sergio Ramos, José Luis Gómez-Barroso, Claudio Feijóo
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
with high added value in mobile search scenarios would be one of a 'non-conventional' case.  ...  After more than a decade of development work and hopes, the usage of mobile Internet has finally taken off.  ...  Obviously some of these players will try, and eventually succeed in, integrating as many activities as possible for a tighter control of the value network.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30382-1_3 fatcat:6kl6aut3fjekhlbr4ejxejlkwi

eStorys: A visual storyboard system supporting back-channel communication for emergencies

A. Malizia, A. Bellucci, P. Diaz, I. Aedo, S. Levialdi
2011 Journal of Visual Languages and Computing  
In this paper we present a new web mashup system for helping people and profes sionals to retrieve information about emergencies and disasters.  ...  In this paper we introduce a visual system, providing a combination of tools that demonstrated to be effective in such emergency situations, such as spatio/temporal search features, recommendation and  ...  Third task You are a member of the civil defense who, one month after the crisis, have to report on the passage of the hurricane, damages and recovery operations, document ing it with photos.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvlc.2010.12.003 fatcat:jldqukpncvbb5hb6gnuttddi7a

Web Server [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
In general, the provision of MDSS services has necessitated a tighter integration of Surface Transportation Weather services with maintenance agency GIS databases.  ...  model in a manner consistent with principles of geographical information systems (GIS) and the laws of physics that govern the atmosphere.  ...  Indoor Positioning with Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) WLAN Location Determination Wrapper-Mediator Approach to Query Evaluation Spatial Information Mediation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_101491 fatcat:wqr4s3iaore77nxw3ds5x22id4

Creating Open Online Applications with Geospatial Interfaces - Case Study "Palvelututka"

Juho-Pekka Virtanen, Arttu Julin, Kaisa Jaalama, Hannu Hyyppä
2021 The Photogrammetric Journal of Finland  
We present the implementation of a demonstrator application combining the online visualization of a 3D city information model with the data from an application programming interface.  ...  By this, we aim to demonstrate the combined use of city APIs and 3D geospatial assets, promote their use for application development and show the performance of existing, openly available tools for 3D  ...  This report has been prepared with the support of the European Social Fund, project S21997.  ... 
doi:10.17690/021272.1 fatcat:77l7apfyt5f35a64xvl7qnp6di
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