Spatial Data on the Web: Modeling and Management by Alberto BelussiSpatial Data on the Web: Modeling and Management by Alberto Belussi

Spatial Data on the Web: Modeling and Management

byAlberto BelussiEditorBarbara Catania, Eliseo Clementini

Paperback | October 15, 2010

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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 integration 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.

Alberto Belussi is associate professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Verona, Italy. He graduated in Electronic Engineering (with specialization in Computer Science) at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) in 1992 and he received the Ph.D in Computer Science and Automatic Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) i...
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Title:Spatial Data on the Web: Modeling and ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:314 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642089305

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Table of Contents

Models for Representing Spatial Semistructured, Multiresolution, and Multiscale Data.- GeoMTGM: A Graphical Data Model for Semistructured, Geographical, and Temporal Data.- Out-of-core Multiresolution Terrain Modeling.- Progressive Techniques for Efficient Vector Map Data Transmission: An Overview.- Model Generalization and Methods for Effective Query Processing and Visualization in a WebService/Client Architecture.- Integration of Spatial Data Sources.- Automated Geographical Information Fusion and Ontology Alignment.- A Quality-enabled Spatial Integration System.- Using Qualitative Information in Query Processing over Multiresolution Maps.- Spatial Data Protection.- Access Control Systems for Geospatial Data and Applications.- Secure Outsourcing of Geographical Data Over the Web: Techniques and Architectures.- Information Hiding for Spatial and Geographical Data.- Innovative Applications for Mobile Devices.- Geographical Data Visualization on Mobile Devices for Useer's Navigation and Decision Support Activites.- Tracking of Moving Objects with Accuracy Guarantees.- Spatial Data on the Web: Issues and Challenges.- Spatial Data on the Web: Issues and Challenges.

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From the reviews:"More than 30 contributors from Australia, Europe and the USA . cover a range of technical issues in these areas and provide a thoughtful, informative exposition on the conceptual and theoretical aspects of putting spatial data on the web. . this volume makes a valuable contribution to the subject of web-enabled spatial data that should prove valuable to research and students at an advanced stage of their studies on GIS programmes. Each chapter includes its own list of references . ." (Nigel Walford, Area Royal Geographical Society, Vol. 41 (1), 2009)