Sonia Rivest

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This paper presents a new category of decision-support tools that builds on today's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) technologies to facilitate Geographic Knowledge Discovery (GKD). This new category, named Spatial OLAP (SOLAP), has been an R&D topic for about 5 years in a few university labs and is now being(More)
BACKGROUND After its first detection in North America in New York in 1999, West Nile virus was detected for the first time in 2002 in the province of Quebec, Canada. This situation forced the Government of Quebec to adopt a public health protection plan against the virus. The plan comprises several fields of intervention including the monitoring of human(More)
D'importants efforts sont déployés depuis une quinzaine d'années pour mettre en place des systèmes d'aide à la décision sur le territoire. Ces systèmes reposent toutefois sur les systèmes d'information géographique (SIG) et les approches transactionnelles habituelles (OLTP) pour produire l'information géodécisionnelle, souvent avec des délais inacceptables,(More)
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