By Fernando Bacao, Maribel Yasmina Santos, Marco Painho
This is a e-book is a suite of articles that may be submitted as complete papers to the AGILE annual foreign convention. those papers battle through a rigorous evaluate method and document unique and unpublished primary medical learn. these released conceal major study within the area of geographic info technology platforms. This yr the focal point is on geographic details technological know-how as an enabler of smarter towns and groups, therefore we predict contributions that support visualize the function and contribution of GI technological know-how of their development.
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5, including a detailed discussion of the different choices made in the process. Section 6 discusses the obtained results, followed by concluding remarks in Sect. 7. 2 Related Work This section reviews the core ideas of Central Place Theory and gives an overview of relevant related work on the analysis of geospatial content on the Web, with a focus on Wikipedia. 1 Central Place Theory Central Place Theory (Christaller 1933; Baskin 1966) explains the spatial conﬁgurations of central places from a purely economic perspective, viewing them mainly as locations where people come together to trade goods and services.
The area of interest M (a city map in our case) is partitioned into n nonS overlapping cells C ¼ fci : i ¼ 1; . ; ng such that M ¼ ni¼1 ci : 2. , a description can be: “contains at least one shop and restaurant”. 3. What in image segmentation jargon is called a segment, is directly comparable to a setting: a set of contiguous cells satisfying the same description D. A setting S C is a subset of the cell partition C and is called complete if it cannot be extended further with adjacent cells. 4.
5 will discuss the outcomes, limitations and future work. In Sect. 6, we conclude our work. 2 Related Work In this section, we investigate related work concerning places and settings, image segmentation, and OpenStreetMap. 1 Places and Settings The concept of place plays an increasingly important role in GIScience (Winter et al. 2009; Winter and Truelove 2013) and the ontological discussion about how to model it is ongoing (Couclelis 1992; Humayun and Schwering 2012; Jones et al. 2001; Vasardani et al.
AGILE 2015: Geographic Information Science as an Enabler of Smarter Cities and Communities by Fernando Bacao, Maribel Yasmina Santos, Marco Painho