Frank P. McCreedy

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Using Web services, the authors have been able to increase the amount of data accessible through the Naval Research Laboratory's geospatial information database (GIDB) portal. They created a Web crawler for Web mapping services (WMS) that harvests and adds data to the portal index and a translator that provides access to non-WMS data through the WMS(More)
abStract In this article we provide an overview of e-government as it pertains to national security and defense within the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We discuss the adoption of Web services and service-oriented architectures to aid in information sharing and reduction of IT costs. We also discuss the networks on(More)
Acknowledgements I would like to thank Dr. S. S. Iyengar for giving me the opportunity to pursue my interests at LSU. From working on the robo-tiger to completing this dissertation, his support, advice, and friendship over the years have been invaluable. I would also like to thank my committee members, Dr. They provided advice, encouragement and technical(More)
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