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COSIT
2005
Springer
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Landmark Extraction: A Web Mining Approach
Landmarks play crucial roles in human geographic knowledge. There has been much work focusing on the extraction of landmarks from geographic information systems (GIS) or 3D city mo...
Taro Tezuka, Katsumi Tanaka
COSIT
2005
Springer
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Anatomical Information Science
The Foundational Model of Anatomy (FMA) is a map of the human body. Like maps of other sorts – including the map-like representations we find in familiar anatomical atlases – i...
Barry Smith, José L. V. Mejino Jr., Stefan ...
COSIT
2005
Springer
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Matching Names and Definitions of Topological Operators
In previous empirical work humans did not recognize the definition of most topological operators for regions by their names in two geospatial information systems (GIS). This work d...
Catharina Riedemann
COSIT
2005
Springer
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3D Topographic Data Modelling: Why Rigidity Is Preferable to Pragmatism
In this paper two concepts for modelling 3D topography are introduced. The first concept is a very pragmatic approach of 3D modelling, trying to model as much as possible in (less...
Friso Penninga
COSIT
2005
Springer
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Structure and Semantics of Arrow Diagrams
Arrows are major components of diagrams, where they are typically used to facilitate the communication of spatial and temporal knowledge. An automated interpretation of arrow diagr...
Yohei Kurata, Max J. Egenhofer
COSIT
2005
Springer
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Structural Salience of Landmarks for Route Directions
Abstract. This paper complements landmark research with an approach to formalize the structural salience of objects along routes. The aim is to automatically integrate salient obje...
Alexander Klippel, Stephan Winter
COSIT
2005
Springer
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The Role of Spatial Relations in Automating the Semantic Annotation of Geodata
How can the usability of distributed and heterogeneous geographic data sets be enhanced? Semantic interoperability is a prerequisite for effectively finding and accessing relevant ...
Eva Klien, Michael Lutz
COSIT
2005
Springer
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Simulation of Obfuscation and Negotiation for Location Privacy
Abstract. Current mobile computing systems can automatically sense and communicate detailed data about a person’s location. Location privacy is an urgent research issue because c...
Matt Duckham, Lars Kulik
COSIT
2005
Springer
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Investigating the Need for Eliminatory Constraints in the User Interface of Bicycle Route Planners
According to choice models in economics, consumer choice can be modeled as a two-stage process, starting with the choice of feasible alternatives, called the screening process, fol...
Hartwig H. Hochmair, Claus Rinner
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