Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems: 4th International Workshop, W2GIS 2004, Goyang, Korea, November 26-27, 2004, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems, W2GIS 2004, held in Goyang, Korea in November 2004. The 19 revised full papers presented went through two rounds of reviewing and improvement and were selected from initially 39 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on Web GIS, mobile GIS and LBS, interoperability and security in W2GIS, indexing and query processing in W2GIS, map services for location-based services, and 3D GIS and telematics.

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Web GIS.- Web Services Framework for Geo-spatial Services.- Temporal and Spatial Attribute Extraction from Web Documents and Time-Specific Regional Web Search System.- Mobile GIS and LBS.- Broadcasting and Prefetching Schemes for Location Dependent Information Services.- A Geocoding Method for Natural Route Descriptions Using Sidewalk Network Databases.- Location-Based Tour Guide System Using Mobile GIS and Web Crawling.- A Progressive Reprocessing Transaction Model for Updating Spatial Data in Mobile Computing Environments.- Interoperability and Security in W2GIS.- Mediation for Online Geoservices.- A Generic Framework for GIS Applications.- Intrusion Detection System for Securing Geographical Information System Web Servers.- Indexing and Query Processing in W2GIS.- In-Route Skyline Querying for Location-Based Services.- P2P Spatial Query Processing by Delaunay Triangulation.- Expansion-Based Algorithms for Finding Single Pair Shortest Path on Surface.- MR-Tree: A Cache-Conscious Main Memory Spatial Index Structure for Mobile GIS.- Map Services for LBS.- Developing Non-proprietary Personalized Maps for Web and Mobile Environments.- Labeling Dense Maps for Location-Based Services.- Mobile SeoulSearch: A Web-Based Mobile Regional Information Retrieval System Utilizing Location Information.- 3-D GIS and Telematics.- A Novel Indexing Method for Digital Video Contents Using a 3-Dimensional City Map.- VRML-Based 3D Collaborative GIS: A Design Perspective.- Arrival Time Dependent Shortest Path by On-Road Routing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Network.

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