Spatial Data on the Web: Modeling and Management / Edition 1

Spatial Data on the Web: Modeling and Management / Edition 1

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Spatial Data on the Web: Modeling and Management / Edition 1

Spatial data is essential in a wide range of application domains today. While geographical applications remain the key target area, spatial properties are required in other contexts such as computer-aided design, robotics and image processing. Associated with these is the constantly growing number of distributed processing architectures, based on, for example, grid systems, sensor data networks, and personalized smart devices.

Spatial Data on the Web links these two research streams, focusing on the modeling and management of spatial data in distributed systems. Belussi and his coeditors have structured the contributions from internationally renowned researchers into four parts. Part I presents models for representing semistructured, multiresolution and multiscale data; Part II deals with the intergration of spatial data sources; Part III describes approaches to spatial data protection; and, finally, Part IV reports innovative applications for mobile devices. The book offers researchers in academia and industry an excellent overview of the state of the art in modeling and management of spatial data in distributed environments, while it may also be the basis of specialized courses on Web-based geographical information systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540698777
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 07/17/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Spatial Data on the Web: Issues and Challenges   Alberto Belussi   Barbara Catania   Eliseo Clementini   Elena Ferrari     1
Models for Representing Spatial Semistructured, Multiresolution, and Multiscale Data
GeoMTGM: A Graphical Data Model for Semistructured, Geographical, and Temporal Data   Carlo Combi   Sara Migliorini   Barbara Oliboni   Alberto Belussi     15
Out-of-core Multiresolution Terrain Modeling   Emanuele Danovaro   Leila De Floriani   Enrico Puppo   Hanan Samet     43
Progressive Techniques for Efficient Vector Map Data Transmission: An Overview   Michela Bertolotto     65
Model Generalization and Methods for Effective Query Processing and Visualization in a Web Service/Client Architecture   Marian de Vries   Peter van Oosterom     85
Integration of Spatial Data Sources
Automated Geographical Information Fusion and Ontology Alignment   Matt Duckham   Mike Worboys     109
A Quality-enabled Spatial Integration System   Omar Boucelma   Mehdi Essid   Yassine Lassoued     133
Using Qualitative Information in Query Processing over Multiresolution Maps   Paola Podesta   Barbara Catania   Alberto Belussi     159
Spatial Data Protection
Access Control Systems for Geospatial Data and Applications   Maria Luisa Damiani   Elisa Bertino     189
Secure Outsourcing of Geographical Data Over the Web: Techniques and Architectures   Barbara Carminati   Elena Ferrari     215
Information Hiding for Spatial and Geographical Data   Maria Calagna   Luigi V. Mancini     235
Innovative Applications for Mobile Devices
Geographical Data Visualization on Mobile Devices for User's Navigation and Decision Support Activities   Stefano Burigat   Luca Chittaro     261
Tracking of Moving Objects with Accuracy Guarantees   Alminas Civilis   Christian S. Jensen   Stardas Pakalnis     285
Index     311

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