The Rise of Big Spatial Data
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Igor Ivan, Alex Singleton, Jiří Horák, Tomáš Inspektor
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-14 - Publisher: Springer

This edited volume gathers the proceedings of the Symposium GIS Ostrava 2016, the Rise of Big Spatial Data, held at the Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, March 16–18, 2016. Combining theoretical papers and applications by authors from around the globe, it summarises the latest research findings in the area
Manual of Digital Earth
Language: en
Pages: 852
Authors: Huadong Guo, Michael F. Goodchild, Alessandro Annoni
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-18 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This open access book offers a summary of the development of Digital Earth over the past twenty years. By reviewing the initial vision of Digital Earth, the evolution of that vision, the relevant key technologies, and the role of Digital Earth in helping people respond to global challenges, this publication
Cloud Computing and Service Science
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Donald Ferguson, Víctor Méndez Muñoz, Jorge Cardoso, Markus Helfert, Claus Pahl
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-13 - Publisher: Springer

This book constitutes extended, revised and selected papers from the 7th Ith International Conference on Cloud Computing and Service Science, CLOSER 2017, held in Porto, Portugal, in April 2017. The 16 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 123 submissions. CLOSER 2017 focused
Volunteered Geographic Information and the Future of Geospatial Data
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Calazans Campelo, Cláudio Elízio, Bertolotto, Michela, Corcoran, Padraig
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-01 - Publisher: IGI Global

Geographic data is a valuable source of information in modern society. By utilizing alternative sources of this data, the availability and potential applications of geographic information systems can be increased. Volunteered Geographic Information and the Future of Geospatial Data is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on
Cultural Economies of Locative Media
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Rowan Wilken
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Location, location-awareness, and location data have all become familiar and increasingly significant parts of our everyday mobile-mediated experiences. Cultural Economies of Locative Media examines the ways in which location-based services, such as GPS-enabled mobile smartphones, are socially, culturally, economically, and politically produced just as much as they are technically designed