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Spring: integrating remote sensing and gis by object-oriented data modelling
Abstract This work discusses the design and implementation of SPRING, a geographical information system designed to support environmental projects over large spatial data base. SPRING is based on anExpand
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Parameter selection for region‐growing image segmentation algorithms using spatial autocorrelation
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An objective function is proposed for selecting suitable parameters for region‐growing algorithms to ensure best quality results. Expand
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Using Ontologies for Integrated Geographic Information Systems
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We introduce a GIS architecture that can enable geographic information integration in a seamless and flexible way based on its semantic value. Expand
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Next-Generation Digital Earth: A position paper from the Vespucci Initiative for the Advancement of Geographic Information Science
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This position paper is the outcome of a joint reflection by a group of international geographic and environmental scientists from government, industry, and academia brought together by the Vespucci Initiative for the Advancement of Geographic Information Science and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. Expand
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Spatial statistical analysis of land-use determinants in the Brazilian Amazonia: Exploring intra-regional heterogeneity
The process of human occupation in Brazilian Amazonia is heterogeneous in space and time. The goal of this paper is to explore intra-regional differences in land-use determining factors. We builtExpand
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Global and local spatial indices of urban segregation
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This paper proposes global spatial indices of segregation that capture interaction among population groups at different scales. Expand
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Semantic Granularity in Ontology-Driven Geographic Information Systems
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This paper shows the potential for information retrieval at different levels of granularity inside the framework of information systems based on ontologies, leading to ontology-driven geographic information systems. Expand
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Efficient regionalization techniques for socio‐economic geographical units using minimum spanning trees
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We present an efficient method for graph-based regionalization of spatial objects with an areal representation. Expand
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A Time-Weighted Dynamic Time Warping Method for Land-Use and Land-Cover Mapping
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This paper presents a time-weighted version of the dynamic time warping (DTW) method for land-cover classification using remote sensing image time series. Expand
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Estimating population and energy consumption in Brazilian Amazonia using DMSP night-time satellite data
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This paper describes a methodology to assess the evidence of human presence and human activities in the Brazilian Amazonia region using DMSP/OLS night-time satellite sensor imagery. Expand
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