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Hierarchies for Event-Based Modeling of Geographic Phenomena

  title={Hierarchies for Event-Based Modeling of Geographic Phenomena},
  author={Rui Zhang},
Modeling the dynamic aspect, or change, of geographic phenomena is essential to explain the evolution of geographic entities and predict their future. Event-based modelling, describing the occurrences ra.ther than states of geographic phenomena, gives an explicit treatment of such change, but currently does not have the support of the mechanisms to enable the shifts among different granularities of events. To account for different tasks, a hierarchical representation of the event space a t… 

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