Integrated Spatial Databases: Digital Images and GIS: International Workshop ISD'99 Portland, ME, USA, June 14-16, 1999 Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the International Workshop on Integrated Databases, Digital Images and GIS, ISD'99, held in Portland, Maine, USA in June 1999.
The 18 revised full papers presented went through a double reviewing process and were selected from nearly 40 original submissions. The book is divided into parts on object extraction from raster images, geospatial analysis, formalisms and modeling, and data access.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540669319
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 2/3/2000
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #1737
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Object Extraction from Raster Imagery.- View Alignment of Aerial and Terrestrial Imagery in Urban Environments.- Automated Extraction of Linear Features from Aerial Imagery Using Kohonen Learning and GIS Data.- Reconstruction of Building Models from Maps and Laser Altimeter Data.- Comparison of the Potential of Different Sensors for an Automatic Approach for Change Detection in GIS Databases.- Geospatial Analysis.- Cost-Effective Determination of Biomass from Aerial Images.- Spatial Pictogram Enhanced Conceptual Data Models and Their Translation to Logical Data Models.- Change Detection by Classification of a Multi-temporal Image.- A Probabilistic Approach to Environmental Change Detection with Area-Class Map Data.- Formalisms and Modeling.- Landscape Editing with Knowledge-Based Measure Deductions for Ecological Planning.- A Framework for Integrating GIS and Digital Images.- On Ontology in Image Analysis.- Relational Algebra for Spatial Data Management.- Data Access.- Integrating GIS and Imagery through XML-Based Information Mediation.- The ATree: A Data Structure to Support Very Large Scientific Databases.- Improving High-Dimensional Indexing with Heuristics for Content-Based Image Retrieval.- Representation and Interactive Manipulation of Massive CAD Databases.- Conquest: CONcurrent QUEries over Space and Time.- CHOROCHRONOS - Research on Spatio-temporal Database Systems.

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