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Advances in Web-based GIS, Mapping Services and Applications : ISPRS Book Series - Songnian Li

Advances in Web-based GIS, Mapping Services and Applications

ISPRS Book Series

By: Songnian Li (Editor), Suzana Dragicevic (Editor), Bert Veenendaal (Editor)

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Published: 10th May 2011
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Advances in Web-based GIS, Mapping Services and Applications is published as part of ISPRS WG IV/5 effort, and aims at presenting (1) Recent technological advancements, e.g., new developments under Web 2.0, map mashups, neogeography and the like; (2) Balanced theoretical discussions and technical implementations; (3) Commentary on the current stages of development; and (4) Prediction of developments over the next decade. Containing 21 contributions from 60 researchers active within ISPRS communities, most of them from academia and some from governments, the book covers a wide range of topics related to the state-of-the-art in web mapping/GIS and geographic information services. The volume is organized in five sections:

1. Analytical and Geospatial Services;

2. Performance;

3. Augmentation and LBS;

4. Collaboration and Decision Making, and 5. Open Standards for Geospatial Services.

Supported by a considerable number of technical details and examples, an overall view of the current achievements and progress made in the field of web-based GIS and mapping services is given. The chapters reflect timely and future developments addressing: constant updating of related web and geospatial technologies as well as the revolution of web mapping caused by mainstream IT vendors such as Google, Yahoo and Microsoft; increased interest from industry on geo-spatial information technologies; and increasing demand from the general public for prompt and effective spatial information services. Advances in Web-based GIS, Mapping Services and Applications will appeal to academia and researchers, application specialists and developers, practitioners, and undergraduate and graduate students interested in distributed and web-based geoinformation systems and applications, geodatabases, and digital mapping.

"Today, keeping up on the latest in thought and innovation concerning the map and its use is an exhaustive exercise with dazzling changes in buzzwords, acronyms and players. This is why a publication summarizing where things are at concerning the relationship between the map and the Web, produced by the key players in the field, is so welcome. Congratulations to Drs. Li, Dragicevic and Veenendaal for publishing this collection of 21 chapters by 64 authors from 11 different nations. The book does a good job capturing a snapshot of thought and practice about the map and the Web at the end of the first decade of the new millennium. It is a welcome reference and an invaluable resource for educators, researchers and practitioners." -Peter Keller, Geomatica, Vol. 65, No. 4, 2011

Preface Acknowledgements Contributors Introduction Advances, challenges and future directions in web-based GIS, mapping services and applications, Songnian Li, Bert Veenendaal & Suzana Dragicevic Analytical and geospatial services Geography 2.0--A mash-up perspective, T. Edwin Chow GeoClustering: A web service for geospatial clustering, Jing Wang, Xin Wang & Steve H.L. Liang Creating GIS simulation models on a TeraGrid-enabled geospatial web portal: A demonstration of geospatial cyberinfrastructure, Ming Hsiang Tsou & Ick-Hoi Kim An OGC Web Processing Service for automated interpolation, Jan Durrfeld, Jochen Bisier & Edzer Pebesma GeoGlobe: A Virtual Globe for multi-source geospatial information integration and service, Jianya Gong, Longgang Xiang, Jin Chen, Peng Yue & Yi Liu Building web services for public sector information and the geospatial web, David Pullar, David Torpie & Tim Barker Performance WebGIS performance issues and solutions, Chaowei Yang, Huayi Wu, Qunying Huang, Zhenlong Li, Jing Li, Wenwen Li, Lizhi Miao & Min Sun Data reduction techniques for web and mobile GIS, Michela Bertolotto & Gavin McArdle A load balancing method to support spatial analysis in XML/GML/SVG-based WebGIS, Haosheng Huang, Yan Li & Georg Gartner Augmentation and location-based services Geolocating for web based geospatial applications, Bert Veenendaal, Jacob Delfos & Tele Tan The mobile web: Lessons from mobile augmented reality, Sylvie Daniel & Robin M. Harrap A survey on augmented maps and environments: Approaches, interactions and applications, Gerhard Schall, Johannes Schoning, Volker Paelke & Georg Gartner Collaboration and decision making Map-chatting within the geospatial web, G. Brent Hall & Michael G. Leahy Jump-starting the next level of online geospatial collaboration: Lessons from AfricaMap, Benjamin Lewis & Weihe Guan A geospatial Web application to map observations and opinions in environmental planning, Claus Rinner, Jyothi Kumari & Sepehr Mavedati Web-based collaboration and decision making in GIS-built virtual environments, Christian Stock, Ian D. Bishop, Haohui Chen, Marcos Nino-Ruiz & Peter Wang Development and challenges of using web-based GIS for health applications, Sheng Gao, Darka Mioc, Xiaolun Yi, Harold Boley & Francois Anton Open standards for geospatial services OGC standards: Enabling the geospatial web, Carl Reed Vector data formats in internet based geoservices, Franz-Josef Behr, Kai Holschuh, Detlev Wagner & Rita Zlotnikova Geospatial catalogue web/grid service, Aijun Chen & Liping Di Author index Keyword index ISPRS Book Series

ISBN: 9780415804837
ISBN-10: 0415804833
Series: ISPRS Book Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 10th May 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 17.1  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.89
Edition Number: 1