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Technology Integration around the Geographic Information: A State of the Art

Ponce-Medellin, Rafael and Gonzalez-Serna, Gabriel and Vargas, Rocio and Ruiz, Lirio (2009) Technology Integration around the Geographic Information: A State of the Art. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

One of the elements that have popularized and facilitated the use of geographical information on a variety of computational applications has been the use of Web maps; this has opened new research challenges on different subjects, from locating places and people, the study of social behavior or the analyzing of the hidden structures of the terms used in a natural language query used for locating a place. However, the use of geographic information under technological features is not new, instead it has been part of a development and technological integration process. This paper presents a state of the art review about the application of geographic information under different approaches: its use on location based services, the collaborative user participation on it, its contextual-awareness, its use in the Semantic Web and the challenges of its use in natural languge queries. Finally, a prototype that integrates most of these areas is presented.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:Geographic Information System, Location Based Services, Mashups, Semantic Web
Subjects:Computer Science > Dynamical Systems
ID Code:6721
Deposited By:International Journal of Computer Science Issues, IJCSI
Deposited On:14 Nov 2009 11:28
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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