Geoinformatics 2004

Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Geoinformatics Geospatial Information Research: Bridging the Pacific and Atlantic

University of Gävle, Sweden, 7-9 June 2004

S. Anders Brandt, Editor

Keynote session
Plenary session
Location-based service, mobile GIS and GPS
Spatio-temporal modelling and databases
Advances in earth observation technologies
GIS in urban planning and modelling
Uncertainty and data quality
GIS in environmental management and decision making
Information extraction from remote sensing data
Multi-scale representation and generalisation
Metadata and spatial data infrastructure
Author index


Keynote session
The logic of fuzzy detecting change in geographical information 3
D. Maguire
Distributed GIS: computing in the internet age 4
P. Fisher
Plenary session
About egocentric geovisualisation 7
L. Meng
Shannonian, semantic and pragmatic geoinformation 15
J. Portugali
Spatio-temporal modelling and analysis of geolifelines 22
C. Claramunt
Location-based service, mobile GIS and GPS
Location-based solutions for application services 25
K.H. Kim, S.G. Hong, J.H. Park and J.H. Lee
A test-bed simulator for GPS and GIS integrated navigation and positioning research: - bus positioning, using GPS observations, odometer readings and map matching 31
J. Li, G. Taylor, C. Brunsdon, A. Olden, D. Steup and M. Winter
Real-time map labelling for personal navigation 39
Q. Zhang and L. Harrie
Multi-criteria decision analysis for location based services 47
M. Raubal and C. Rinner
Map generalization for OSMasterMap data in location based services & mobile GIS applications 54
S. Anand, J.M. Ware and G.E. Taylor
The media and the messages of location-based services (LBS): death of distance or the revenge of geography? 61
D.Z. Sui
Real time community mapping: evaluating two wireless technology approaches 69
Y. Lao
Digital data collection and analysis techniques for forestry applications 77
M.G. Wing and L.D. Kellogg
A review of research and development on intelligent transport systems in Hong Kong – a geographic information system perspective 84
W.Z. Shi and H.K. Lam
A distributed architecture for WAP-based mobile GIS 92
Wang F., Bian F. and Hou Y.
Efficient routing service for the open LBS services 99
S.-S. Kim and J.-H. Park
Network perspective for spatial data distribution on wireless environment 107
E. Lee, M.-J. Kim, M. Kim and B.-T. Jang
Precise navigation with the use of buffer zones 115
A. Banachowicz and J. Uriasz
The implementation of presentation service using JAVA web services 120
T.-W. Heo and J.-H. Park
An open architecture of common core component for location based service 127
J.-C. Kim, J.-H. Park and J.-H. Lee
Open LBS solution architecture using service chaining webservices technology 134
S.-G. Hong, K.-H. Kim and J.-H. Park
Analysis accuracy integrated position of hyperbolic system JEMIOLUSZKA and satellite navigation system GPS 139
A. Banachowicz and R. Kamiñski
Spatio-temporal modelling and databases
A web-based multimedia framework for diffusing spatio-temporal information: application to natural hazards 149
P-A. Davoine, J. Gensel and H. Martin
Continuous data warehouse: concepts, challenges and potentials 157
T.O. Ahmed, M. Miquel and R. Laurini
An extended locking method for geographical database with spatial rules 165
Cheng C., Shen P., Zhang M. and Lu F.
A hybrid approach to detect spatial-temporal outliers 173
T. Cheng and Z. Li
A knowledge-based restricted problem solving method in GIS applications 179
Wei H., Xu Q. and Bai Y.
Representation of moving objects along a road network 187
N. Van de Weghe, A.G. Cohn, P. Bogaert and P. De Maeyer
A three-dimensional temporal GIS for the analysis of morphometric changes 195
M. Sriti, R. Thibaud and C. Claramunt
Quality assessment and uncertainty handling in spatial data mining 203
B. He, T. Fang and D. Guo
From the schema matching to the integration of updating information into user geographic databases 211
A. Braun
Construction and specification of spatial configurations in a geographical information retrieval context 219
M. Ould Ahmed Limam and M. Gaio
A new tetrahedral network (TEN) generation algorithm for 3-D GIS Song 226
Z., Liu Y. and Niu W.
GIS data modeling of 17th century fortresses on Dardanelles 233
C. Guney, B. Yuksel and R.N. Celik
The spatial data server based on open GIS standards in heterogeneous distributed environment 241
M.-J. Kim, E. Lee, B.-W. Oh and M. Kim
Vector cellular automata based geographical entity 249
Hu S. and Li D.
A method for testing low-value spatial clustering 257
G. Lin and T. Zhang
Research on Petri Net based spatiotemporal data model 265
Yin Z. and Li L.
Advances in earth observation technologies
Lossless inter-array predictive coding for subpixel-shifted satellite images based on texture analysis 275
Gao S., Zhang X.J. and Sun W.D.
Visualizing distributions from multi-return lidar data to understand forest structure 283
D. Kao, M. Kramer, A. Love, J. Dungan and A. Pang
3D scanning and photogrammetry for heritage recording: a comparison 291
W. Boehler and A. Marbs
On modelling and visualisation of high resolution virtual environments using LIDAR data 299
S. Ahlberg, U. Söderman, M. Elmqvist and Å. Persson
The utilization of GPR data in GIS 307
Chen B.Z., Hu Z.Q. and Li W.D.
APIAS – Airborne photos and images attainment system 311
J.C.C. Gonçalves Junior, E.C. Piovesan, G.C. Silveira and E.A. Silva
Representation of geographic terrain surface using global indexing 321
J. Kolar
Geo-visualization support for multidimensional clustering 329
G. Andrienko and N. Andrienko
Annotated observations as knowledge construction elements in visual data analysis 336
I. Denisovich
3D geovisualization as a communication and analysis tool in fluvial geomorphology 339
S.A. Brandt and B. Jiang
A study on algorithms of a 3D visualization dynamic modification system based on TIN 347
P. Yang, H. Lin, S.J. Mao and D. Shen
A multi-user mobile system to visualize environmental processes 355
J. Danado, E. Dias, T. Romão, N. Correia, A. Trabuco, C. Santos, J. Serpa, M. Costa and A. Câmara
Interacting with 17th century fortresses on Dardanelles through web-based geo-visualization 363
C. Guney and R.N. Celik
Visualization of landscape data in digital maps by exclusive use of XML-based languages 370
K. Neumann, P. Ahlbrecht, S. Eckstein, B. Mathiak and A. Kupfer
Embedding digital rights in geovisualizations 375
J. Döllner
Experimental research on web-based 3D terrain visualization — using Java3D and Microsoft.Net 383
Wang Y., Tan H. and Liu J.
The principles of designing CIS – cartographic information system 389
Zheng S. and Chen Y.
A network common data form (NetCDF) utility for efficient environmental data processing and visualization 397
J. Liu, J.M. Chen, D.T. Price, and S. Liu
Design and implementation of high precision map symbol library based on GDI+ 405
Wu X., Du Q., Cai Z. and Xu Z.
User-centered 3D geovisualisation 412
A. Nielsen
Studying groundwater resource by volume visualization technology 417
Zhu G., Xu Z., Wu X. and Yan H.
Cognition theory-based research on adaptive user interface for GEO-visualization system 424
Ling Y., Chen Y. and Wang Y.
GIS in urban planning and modelling
Spatial patterns of urban growth in Nepal: a GIS-assisted analysis 435
M. Adhikari, B.A. Portnov and M. Schwartz
What’s planning (support system design)? 443
M. Campagna and G. Deplano
GIS and remote sensing for urban planning: a case of Festac town, Lagos, Nigeria 451
M.J. Fasona and A.S. Omojola
Geographical information systems on the web for public participation in planning 459
O. Gudes, E. Stern and T. Svoray
Study on China National Park planning supported by spatial information technology 464
Dang A., Liu X., Yang R. and Zhuang Y.
Uncertainty and data quality
Uncertainty evaluation of military terrain analysis results by simulation and visualization 473
P. Horttanainen and K.Virrantaus
Defuzzification operators for geographical data of nominal scale 481
T. Hatzichristos and J. Potamias
Fuzzy model and Kriging for imprecise soil polygon boundaries 489
R. Sunila, E. Laine and O. Kremenova
Fuzzy description of fuzzy direction relations and their similarities 496
Du S., Wang Q. and Yang Y.
A new approach for modeling uncertainty in remote sensing change detection process 503
A. Alimohammadi, H.R. Rabiei and P.Z. Firouzabadi
GIS in environmental management and decision making
Mapping landslide susceptibility in the Three Gorges area, China using GIS, expert systems and fuzzy logic 511
A-X. Zhu, R. Wang, J. Qiao, Y. Chen, Q. Cai and C. Zhou
A 3D GIS for managing building rehabilitation process 518
F. Ramos, D. Siret and M. Musy
Spatial-temporal carbon sequestration under land use and land cover change 525
S. Liu, J. Liu and T.R. Loveland
GIS based analysis of store closure: a case study of an Office Depot store in Cincinnati 533
Y. Xu and L. Liu
Branch bank closures in Sydney: a geographical perspective and analysis 541
L. Zhao, B. Garner and B. Parolin
Integration of multidisciplinary knowledge and modelling techniques for a river-SDSS 549
J. Möltgen and G. Schmidt
Applications of GIS and RS for land use dynamics monitoring in the rim zone of North China 557
Z. Qin, B. Xu, J. Liu and W. Zhang
A methodology for siting a water harvesting reservoir 565
W.M. Jabre and F.A. Awar
Landscape indices for comparison of spatial forest patterns in different geographical regions 573
E.M. De Clercq and R.R. De Wulf
GIS in spatial management on a local level of administration in Poland 578
P. Fogel and J. Fiszczuk-Wiktorowicz
Development of spatial GIS database for monitoring on dynamic state of grassland productivity and animal loading balance in Northern China 585
B. Xu, X. Xin, Z. Qin, H. Liu, Z. Chen, G. Yang, W. Wu, Q. Zhou and X. Wu
Remote sensing coupled to a database of catchments and coastal zones 593
S.G. Halldórsdóttir and H. Þorbergsson
Regionalization of N2O measurements for the North China Plain 599
G. Bareth and M. Kogge
Application of RS and GIS in ecological environmental dynamic monitoring and management information system 607
Liao K.
Geospatial cancer analysis for the state of Santa Catarina, brazil - environmental parameters considered 615
C.E. Hübner and F.H. Oliveira
The National Map: an agent for environmental modeling using the world wide web (Presentation)(Ext. abstract) ---
Michael P. Finn, Jeffrey D. Spooner, David K. Shaver and E. Lynn Usery
Information extraction from remote sensing data
Object-based updating of land-use maps of urban areas using satellite remote sensing 623
R.J. Dekker
Multiscale object-specific analysis: scale problems and multiscale solutions 631
O. Hall, G.J. Hay and D.J. Marceau
A greedy point algorithm derived by Gabor filter bank for IKONOS satellite image segmentation 639
N. Nezamoddini-Kachouie and J. Alirezaie
A modeling-based threshold approach to derive change/no change information over vegetation area 647
Y. Hu, S.M. de Jong and R. Sluiter
A neural network approach for information extraction from remotely sensed data 655
J. Liu, G. Shao, H. Zhu and S. Liu
New stereo matching and 3D view generation algorithms using aerial stereo images 663
J.-C. Kim and J.-H. Park
Comparison of remote sensing based analysis of crop diseases by using high resolution multispectral and hyperspectral data - case study: Rhizoctonia solani in sugar beet - 670
R. Laudien, G. Bareth and R. Doluschitz
A comparison of land-use classification with sampled IKONOS and TM imagery 677
Tang Z. and Zhu L.
Quality study of ASTER data geometry by digitize contour lines in ILWIS 683
A. Partovi, K. Grabmaier and J. Hendrikse
A new algorithm for map projection reverse transformation in GIS 691
Teng J., Huang W. and Sun M.
Exploitation of geospatial techniques for studying the snow and water runoff parameters 699
A.S. Almas, M. Azam, M.J. Butt and S. Amer
Land cover mapping of Khulna City applying remote sensing technique 707
M. Billah and G.A. Rahman
Integration of ground sampling with satellite imaging through GIS database to monitor rangeland productivity for grazing in north China 715
Z. Qin, B. Xu, W. Li, W. Zhang and J. Liu
Forestry inventory and information systems in developing countries: constraints and benefits 723
S.M. Malaza, P.G. Abbot and S. Mabena
Multi-scale representation and generalisation
Building a multi-granularity based spatial database 733
Cheng C. and Lu F.
Automated generalisation in a multiple representation database 741
M. Dunkars
Data update across multi-scale databases 749
H.-K. Kang, J.-W. Moon and K.-J. Li
Modelling urban road networks integrating multiple representations of complex road and junction structures 757
N.N. Ulugtekin, A.O. Dogru and R.C. Thomson
Streaming of compressed multi-resolution geographic vector data 765
J. Persson
Metadata and spatial data infrastructure
A hierarchical framework to aid the entry of metadata 775
J.-H. Hong, Y.-H. Chen and H.-P. Liao
Building a taxonomy of GI knowledge - using Bloom’s taxonomy to evaluate non-professional users’ understanding of GI 783
M. Arleth
Opportunities and challenges for SDI development in developing countries - a case study of Uganda 789
M. Musinguzi, G. Bax and S.S. Tickodri-Togboa
SDI and network-based GIS for disaster management 797
A. Mansourian, A. Rajabifard and M.J.V. Zoej
Discovering structure in geographical metadata 805
I. Podolak and U. Demšar
Map interface valid coverage analysis based on XML metadata 812
H.-P. Liao and J.-H. Hong
A cadastral domain model 820
J.M. Paasch
Author index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Abbot, P.G. 723 Mabena, S. 723
Adhikari, M. 435 Maguire, D. 4
Ahlberg, S. 299 Malaza, S.M. 723
Ahlbrecht, P. 370 Mansourian, A. 797
Ahmed, T.O. 157 Mao, S.J. 347
Alimohammadi, A. 503 Marbs, A. 291
Alirezaie, J. 639 Marceau, D.J. 631
Almas, A.S. 699 Martin, H. 149
Amer, S. 699 Mathiak, B. 370
Anand, S. 54 Meng, L. 7
Andrienko, G. 329 Miquel M. 157
Andrienko, N. 329 Moon, J.-W. 749
Arleth, M. 783 Musinguzi, M. 789
Awar, F.A. 565 Musy, M. 518
Azam, M. 699 Möltgen, J. 549
Bai Y. 179 Neumann, K. 370
Banachowicz, A. 115, 139 Nezamoddini-Kachouie, N. 639
Bareth, G. 599, 670 Nielsen, A. 412
Bax, G. 789 Niu W. 226
Bian F. 92 Oh, B.-W. 241
Billah, M. 707 Olden, A. 31
Boehler, W. 291 Oliveira, F.H. 615
Bogaert, P. 187 Omojola, A.S. 451
Brandt, S.A. 339 Ould Ahmed Limam, M. 219
Braun, A. 211 Paasch, J.M. 820
Brunsdon, C. 31 Pang, A. 283
Butt, M.J. 699 Park, J.H. 25, 99, 120, 127, 134, 663
Cai, Q. 511 Parolin, B. 541
Cai Z. 405 Partovi, A. 683
Câmara, A. 355 Persson, J. 765
Campagna, M. 443 Persson, Å. 299
Celik, R.N. 233, 363 Piovesan, E.C. 311
Chen B.Z. 307 Podolak, I. 805
Chen, J.M. 397 Portnov, B.A. 435
ChenYufen 389, 424 Portugali, J. 15
Chen, Yongbo 511 Potamias, J. 481
Chen, Y.-H. 775 Price, D.T. 397
Chen, Z. 585 Qiao, J. 511
Cheng C. 165, 733 Qin, Z. 557, 585, 715
Cheng, T. 173 Rabiei, H.R. 503
Claramunt, C. 22, 195 Rahman, G.A. 707
Cohn, A.G. 187 Rajabifard, A. 797
Correia, N. 355 Ramos, F. 518
Costa, M. 355 Raubal, M. 47
Danado, J. 355 Rinner, C. 47
Dang A. 464 Romão, T. 355
Davoine, P-A. 149 Santos, C. 355
De Clercq, E.M. 573 Schmidt, G. 549
de Jong, S.M. 647 Schwartz, M. 435
De Maeyer, P. 187 Serpa, J. 355
De Wulf, R.R. 573 Shao, G. 655
Dekker, R.J. 623 Shen P. 165
Demšar, U. 805 Shen, D. 347
Denisovich, I. 336 Shi, W.Z. 84
Deplano, G. 443 Silva, E.A. 311
Dias, E. 355 Silveira, G.C. 311
Dogru, A.O. 757 Siret, D. 518
Doluschitz, R. 670 Sluiter, R. 647
Du Q. 405 Song Z. 226
Du S. 496 Sriti, M. 195
Dungan, J. 283 Stern, E. 459
Dunkars, M. 741 Steup, D. 31
Döllner, J. 375 Sui, D.Z. 61
Eckstein, S. 370 Sun M. 691
Elmqvist, M. 299 Sun W.D. 275
Fang, T. 203 Sunila, R. 489
Fasona, M.J. 451 Svoray, T. 459
Firouzabadi, P.Z. 503 Söderman, U. 299
Fisher, P. 3 Tan H. 383
Fiszczuk-Wiktorowicz, J. 578 Tang Z. 677
Fogel, P. 578 Taylor, G.E. 31, 54
Gaio, M. 219 Teng J. 691
Gao S. 275 Thibaud, R. 195
Garner, B. 541 Thomson, R.C. 757
Gensel, J. 149 Þorbergsson, H. 593
Gonçalves Junior, J.C.C. 311 Tickodri-Togboa, S.S. 789
Grabmaier, K. 683 Trabuco, A. 355
Gudes, O. 459 Ulugtekin, N.N. 757
Guney, C. 233, 363 Uriasz, J. 115
Guo, D. 203 Van de Weghe, N. 187
Hall, O. 631 Virrantaus, K. 473
Halldórsdóttir, S.G. 593 Wang F., 92
Harrie, L. 39 Wang Q. 496
Hatzichristos, T. 481 Wang, R. 511
Hay, G.J. 631 Wang Yong 383
He, B. 203 Wang Yingjie 424
Hendrikse, J. 683 Ware, J.M. 54
Heo, T.-W. 120 Wei H. 179
Hong, J.-H. 775, 812 Wing, M.G. 77
Hong, S.G. 25, 134 Winter, M. 31
Horttanainen, P. 473 Wu, W. 585
Hou Y. 92 Wu Xiaofang 405, 417
Hu S. 249 Wu, Xiaotian 585
Hu, Y. 647 Xin, X. 585
Hu Z.Q. 307 Xu, B. 557, 585, 715
Huang W. 691 Xu Q. 179
Hübner, C.E. 615 Xu, Y. 533
Jabre, W.M. 565 Xu Z. 405, 417
Jang, B.-T. 107 Yan H. 417
Jiang, B. 339 Yang, G. 585
Kamiñski, R. 139 Yang, P. 347
Kang, H.-K. 749 Yang R. 464
Kao, D. 283 Yang Y. 496
Kellogg, L.D. 77 Yin Z. 265
Kim, J.-C. 127, 663 Yuksel, B. 233
Kim, K.H. 25, 134 Zhang M. 165
Kim, M. 107, 241 Zhang, Q. 39
Kim, M.-J. 107, 241 Zhang, T. 257
Kim, S.-S. 99 Zhang, W. 557, 715
Kogge, M. 599 Zhang X.J. 275
Kolar, J. 321 Zhao, L. 541
Kramer, M. 283 Zheng S. 389
Kremenova, O. 489 Zhou, C. 511
Kupfer, A. 370 Zhou, Q. 585
Laine, E. 489 Zhu, A-X. 511
Lam, H.K. 84 Zhu G. 417
Lao, Y. 69 Zhu, H. 655
Laudien, R. 670 Zhu L. 677
Laurini, R. 157 Zhuang Y. 464
Lee, E. 107, 241 Zoej, M.J.V. 797
Lee, J.H. 25, 127
Li D. 249
Li, J. 31
Li, K.-J. 749
Li L. 265
Li, W. 715
Li W.D. 307
Li, Z. 173
Liao, H.-P. 775, 812
Liao, K. 607
Lin, G. 257
Lin, H. 347
Ling Y. 424
Liu, H. 585
Liu, Jia 557, 715
Liu, Jinxun 397, 525, 655
Liu Jiping 383
Liu, L. 533
Liu, S. 397, 525, 655
Liu X. 464
Liu Y. 226
Love, A. 283
Loveland, T.R. 525
Lu F. 165, 733