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  1-10 of 47 Reviews about "Spatial Databases And GIS (H.2.8...)": Date Reviewed
  A real-time framework for task assignment in hyperlocal spatial crowdsourcing
Tran L., To H., Fan L., Shahabi C. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology 9(3): 1-26, 2018.  Type: Article

Hyperspatial crowdsourcing is a low-cost methodology that uses capable individuals, located in the vicinity of task location, to acquire fine-grain data for spatially distributed tasks. However, it is constrained by the budget. This pa...

Sep 9 2020
  Accurate and energy-efficient GPS-less outdoor localization
Aly H., Basalamah A., Youssef M. ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems 3(2): 1-31, 2017.  Type: Article

Location identification has become a central issue within the fields that are related to autonomous driving and autonomous vehicles. Smartphones (and maybe other mobile devices) offer the chance to create an integrated solution for loc...

Jan 19 2018
  Popularity-aware spatial keyword search on activity trajectories
Zheng K., Zheng B., Xu J., Liu G., Liu A., Li Z. World Wide Web 20(4): 749-773, 2017.  Type: Article

In the old days, futuristic beeping devices allowed James Bond to track the villain and come in just in time to save the world (and flee with the girl kept prisoner, of course!). Nowadays things have grown a little bit more complex. Po...

Jan 18 2018
  Spatial network big databases: queries and storage methods
Yang K., Shekhar S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 101 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319566-56-6)

Spatial network big data (SNBD) can be widely found in every corner of modern society. Examples include temporally detailed road maps that provide car speeds every minute for every road segment and GPS trace data from our cell phones. ...

Jan 4 2018
  Pinpoint: how GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds
Milner G., W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., New York, NY, 2016. 336 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-393089-12-7)

Consumer global positioning systems (GPS) have been around for the past 20 years or so. I remember using a GPS receiver in the late 1990s and connecting to a laptop through a USB cable and navigating through the laptop. We have come a ...

Oct 11 2016
  Indoor wayfinding and navigation
Karimi H., CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 2015. 266 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-482230-84-0)

Dealing with indoor localization and navigation is an interdisciplinary problem. Particular views are distributed into 11 chapters. Even if some of them may seem less interesting than others, I encourage reading all of them; on the oth...

Sep 9 2016
  Enhanced range search with objects outside query range
Shao Z., Taniar D. World Wide Web 18(6): 1631-1653, 2015.  Type: Article

The authors’ goal is to demonstrate a new algorithm to improve the process of finding an optimum item of interest, among multiple items of the same type, in an irregularly shaped area. The methodology used by the authors is b...

Jan 25 2016
  OpenStreetMap in GIScience: experiences, research, and applications
Arsanjani J., Zipf A., Mooney P., Helbich M., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 324 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319142-79-1)

Part of the Springer series “Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography,” this academic title fulfills its promise of an up-to-date university summary of related “experiences, research, and applicatio...

Jan 20 2016
  Forensic GIS: the role of geospatial technologies for investigating crime and providing evidence
Elmes G., Roedl G., Conley J., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2014. 310 pp.  Type: Book (978-9-401787-56-7)

I accepted the challenge of reviewing this book because I had no real prior knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) other than anecdotal, and I desired to learn about the field. I found it quite pleasant to read. The editors/...

Jan 13 2015
  Landmarks: GIScience for intelligent services
Richter K., Winter S., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 223 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319057-31-6)

Landmarks play an important role in spatial cognition and navigation. Humans have long used landmarks for determining and describing positions and routes. The principle of determining position by means of spatial relationships to uniqu...

Dec 17 2014
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