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GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Visualization of geographic query results for small screen devices
The visualization of geo-referenced information on a map has become an essential method to help the users to get the intended information. The adaptation of visualization techniqu...
Maria Beatriz Carmo, Ana Paula Afonso, Paulo Pombi...
GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Building place ontologies for the semantic web: : issues and approaches
Place geo-ontologies have a key role to play in the development of the geospatial-semantic web, with regard to facilitating the search for geographical information and resources. ...
Alia I. Abdelmoty, Philip D. Smart, Christopher B....
GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Visualising the south Yorkshire floods of '07
This paper describes initial work on developing an information system to gather, process and visualise various multimedia data sources related to the South Yorkshire (UK) floods o...
Paul Clough, Robert Pasley, Stefan Siersdorfer, Jo...
GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Facilitating situation assessment through gir with multi-scale open source web documents
In this paper, we present our preliminary work on a Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR) system that utilizes loosely coupled web services and Google EarthTM (GE) to retrieve, e...
Brian M. Tomaszewski, Chi-Chun Pan, Prasenjit Mitr...
GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Search words and geography
In this paper, we present a preliminary study of geographic query words, which users' tend to re-use. The categories of the words demonstrate that geographically related word...
Mark Sanderson, Yu Han
GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Geo-tagging for imprecise regions of different sizes
Extracting geographical information from various web sources is likely to be important for a variety of applications. One such use for this information is to enable the study of v...
Robert Pasley, Paul Clough, Mark Sanderson
GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Spatial filters for mobile information retrieval
This paper introduces the concept of spatial filters as an approach to increasing the relevance of the information retrieved by users of mobile information systems. This approach ...
David M. Mountain
GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Geographically-aware information retrieval for collections of digitized historical maps
DIGMAP is a project focused on historical digitized maps that will develop a set of Internet services based on reusable open-source software solutions. The main service will provi...
Bruno Martins, José Luis Borbinha, Gilberto...
GIR
2007
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Eliciting concepts of place for text-based image retrieval
This paper describes research being employed in the Tripod project to improve the retrieval of photographs through a comprehensive knowledge of where they were taken. The methods ...
Alistair J. Edwardes, Ross S. Purves
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