Contributions of GIScience over the Past Twenty Years
This paper summarizes the discussions related to the panel “Contributions of GIScientists (or GIScience) over the past Twenty Years” at the 2015 Vespucci Institute. Reflections about the past not…
Reappraising GIS from A Tool Perspective
- Environmental Science
The past 50 years has seen a rapid development of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in assisting urban development in multiple fronts. To better release the potentials of GIS as an auxiliary tool…
Examining the relations of income inequality and carbon productivity: a panel data analysis
- EconomicsSustainable Production and Consumption
Multilevel modeling of geographic information systems based on international standards
- Computer ScienceSoftw. Syst. Model.
This paper addresses the application of multilevel modeling to the domain of GIS, and it is shown that multileVEL modeling can provide more benefits to GIS modeling than a two-level metamodeling approach.
Semantic City Planning Systems (SCPS): A Literature Review
- Computer ScienceJournal of Planning Literature
This review focuses on recent research literature on the use of Semantic Web Technologies (SWT) in city planning. The review foregrounds representational, evaluative, projective, and synthetical…
Fast Data vs. Big Data With IoT Streaming Analytics and the Future Applications
- Computer ScienceResearch Anthology on Big Data Analytics, Architectures, and Applications
This chapter explores fast data and big data with IoT streaming analytics, which permits the processing of terabytes of data in memory.
From consistency to flexibility: A simplified database schema for the management of CityJSON 3D city models
- Computer ScienceTrans. GIS
This article aims to propose an alternative, providing a simplified database schema implemented in document‐oriented storage, thanks to the use of the NoSQL store, and focuses on flexibility of the data schemas and thus its clarification.
The Effect of Using Technology in Education on Academic Achievement of Students: The Case of Geographical Information Systems
- EducationEducation Quarterly Reviews
The objective of this study was to determine the effect of Geographic Information Systems, one of the educational technologies, on the academic performance of students. In accordance with this…
Combining BIM, GIS, and IoT to Foster Energy Management and Simulation in Smart Cities
- Computer Science, Engineering
This chapter presents a novel distributed software infrastructure to enable energy management and simulation of novel control strategies in smart cities, and the platform has been deployed in a real-world district and a novel control policy for the heating distribution network has been developed and tested.
Pyramidal Framework: Guidance for the Next Generation of GIS Spatial-Temporal Models
- Computer ScienceISPRS Int. J. Geo Inf.
This work proposes to represent these interrelationships in the form of a hierarchical pyramidal framework to provide a guideline to orient the design of future generations of GIS data models, enabling them to achieve a better representation of available spatio-temporal data.