Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591409969
  • ISBN-13: 9781591409960
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 481 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Covers a range of geoinformatics related issues, trends, theories, technologies, and applications. Explores research topics such as computer modeling, geometry, geoprocessing, and geographic information systems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Spatial Databases.
2: GML as Database: Present and Future.
3: Querying GML: A Pressing Need.
4: Image Database Indexing Techniques.
5: Different Roles and Definitions of Spatial Data Fusion.
6: Spatial Data Infrastructures.
7: Geoportals and the GDI Accessibility.
8: Real-Time Extraction of the Road Geometry.
9: Mapping and Visualization.
10: Cognitive Maps.
11: Map Overlay Problem.
12: Dealing with 3D Surface Models: Raster and TIN.
13: Web Map Servers Data Formats.
14: Overview, Classification and Selection of Map Projections for Geospatial Applications.
15: Analysis.
16: About the Point Location Problem.
17: Classification in GIS Using Support Vector Machines.
18: Network Modeling.
19: Artificial Neural Networks.
20: Spatial Interpolation.
21: Spatio-Temporal Object Modeling.
22: Challenges and Critical Issues for Temporal GIS Research and Technologies.
23: Rough Sets and Granular Computing in Geospatial Information.
24: Ontologies.
25: Geospatial and Temporal Semantic Analytics.
26: Geospatial Image Metadata Catalog Services.
27: Geospatial Semantic Web: Critical Issues.
28: Distributed Geoprocessing.
29: Geospatial Web Service Chaining.
30: Multi-Agent Systems for Distributed Geospatial Modeling, Simulation and Computing.
31: Towards Automatic Composition of Geospatial Web Services.
32: Grid Computing and Its Application to Geoinformatics.
33: Sharing of Distributed Geospatial Data through Grid Technology.
34: Location-Based Services.
35: Cognitively Ergonomic Route Directions.
36: Multicast Over Location-Based Services.
37: Routing.
38: Location Privacy.
39: Location-Based Performance Tuning in Mobile Sensor Networks.
40: Location-Based Services:A Taxonomy on Theory and Practice.
41: Coupling GPS and GIS.
42: Modern Navigation Systems and Related Spatial Query.
43: Location Privacy in Automotive Telematics.
44: Map Matching Algorithms for Intelligent Transport Systems.
45: Management.
46: A Package-Based Architecture for Customized GIS.
47: Virtual Environments for Geospatial Applications.
48: Managing Uncertainty in Geospatial Predictive Models.
49: Geographic Visual Query Languages and Ambiguities Treatment.
50: Selected Readings.
51: GeoCache: A Cache for GML Geographical Data.
52: Cognitive Mapping and GIS for Community-Based Resource Identification.
53: Collaborative Mapping and GIS: An Alternative Geographic Information Framework.
54: Semantic Interoperability of Geospatial Services.
55: Biometric Authentication in Broadband Networks for Location-Based Services.
56: Design and Implementation Approaches for Location-Based, Tourism-Related Services.
About the Contributors.