Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems: 5th International Workshop, W2GIS 2005, Lausanne, Switzerland, December 15-16, 2005, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems, W2GIS 2005, held in Lausanne, Switzerland in December 2005. The 25 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 70 submissions and cover a wide range of topics from web semantic and personalization, contextual representation and mapping to querying in mobile environment, to mobile networks and location-based services. The papers are organized in topical sections on mobile GIS and LBS, mapping and representation issues in Web and mobile GIS, mobile networks, querying in a mobile environment, context and personalization issues in Web and mobile GIS, Web GIS, and modeling for Web and mobile GIS.

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Mobile GIS and LBS.- Development of an Embedded Spatial MMDBMS for Spatial Mobile Devices.- Design of Query Language for Location-Based Services.- Towards a Taxonomy of Location Based Services.- Refined Route Instructions Using Topological Stages of Closeness.- Mapping and Representation Issues in Web and Mobile GIS.- An Increment Based Model for Multi-resolution Geodata Management in a Mobile System.- Efficiently Generating Multiple Representations for Web Mapping.- A Framework for Dynamic Updates of Map Data in Mobile Devices.- Geo-Enabling Spatially Relevant Data for Mobile Information Use and Visualisation.- Mobile Networks.- The Self-relocating Index Scheme for Telematics GIS.- Location Polling Algorithm for Alerting Service Based on Location.- A Design of Telematics Application Framework on Ubiquitous Sensor Networks.- Resource Discovery Using Spatio-temporal Information in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks.- Querying in a Mobile Environment.- Geo-Mobile Queries: Sketch-Based Queries in Mobile GIS-Environments.- Adaptive Path Finding for Moving Objects.- Incremental Evaluation of Continuous Range Queries over Objects Moving on Known Network Paths.- Context and Personalization Issues in Web and Mobile GIS.- Using Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) for the Dynamic Generation of User- and Context-Adaptive Mobile Maps – A Technical Framework.- Delivering Personalized Context-Aware Spatial Information to Mobile Devices.- A Hybrid Approach for Spatial Web Personalization.- Web GIS.- Connectivity Inferences over the Web for the Analysis of Semantic Networks.- Trajectory-Based Presentation of Heterogeneous Spatio-temporal Content.- Interoperable Geographic Information Services to Support Crisis Management.- Web GIS Management and Risk Evaluation of a Road Slope Using a Terrestrial LiDAR.- Modeling for Web and Mobile GIS.- SAMATS – Triangle Grouping and Structure Recovery for 3D Building Modeling and Visualization.- Surface Modelling for GPS Satellite Visibility.- The Effect of Resident-Perceived Neighborhood Boundary on the Equity of Public Parks Distribution: Using GIS.

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