This Article 
   
 Share 
   
 Bibliographic References 
   
 Add to: 
 
Digg
Furl
Spurl
Blink
Simpy
Google
Del.icio.us
Y!MyWeb
 
 Search 
   
GeoDec: A Framework to Visualize and Query Geospatial Data for Decision-Making
July-September 2010 (vol. 17 no. 3)
pp. 14-23
Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California
Farnoush Banaei-Kashani, University of Southern California
Ali Khoshgozaran, University of Southern California
Luciano Nocera, University of Southern California
Songhua Xing, University of Southern California

GeoDec is a three-tier system that allows users to formulate decision-making queries and evaluate them prior to implementation in the real world.

1. A. Gore, Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit, Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
2. A. Borning and P. Waddell, "UrbanSim: Interaction and Participation in Integrated Urban Land Use, Transportation, and Environmental Modeling," Proc. 2006 Int'l Conf. Digital Gov't Research, ACM, New York, NY, 2006, pp. 133-134.
3. S. Mehrotra et al., Project Rescue: Challenges in Responding to the Unexpected," Proc. SPIE Int'l Conf. on Internet Imaging, vol. 5304, Dec. 2003, pp. 179-192.
4. R. Elmasri and S.B. Navathe, Fundamentals of Database Systems, 2nd ed., Benjamin/Cummings, 1994.
5. S.-C. Lee, A. Huertas, and R. Nevatia, "Modeling 3-D Complex Buildings with User Assistance," Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, 2000, pp. 170-177.
6. A. Khoshgozaran et al., "A Hybrid Aggregation and Compression Technique for Road Network Databases," Knowledge and Information Systems, vol 17, no. 3, 2008, pp. 265-286.
7. C.-C. Chen, C. A. Knoblock, and C. Shahabi, "Automatically and Accurately Conflating Raster Maps with Orthoimagery," GeoInformatica, vol. 12, no. 3, 2008, pp. 377-410.
8. S. Thakkar, J.L. Ambite, and C.A. Knoblock, "Composing, Optimizing, and Executing Plans for Bioinformatics Web Services," The Int'l J. on Very Large Data Bases, vol. 14, no. 3, 2005, pp. 330-353.
9. M. Sharifzadeh and C. Shahabi, "The Spatial Skyline Queries," Proc. 32nd Int'l Conf. Very Large Data Bases, VLDB Endowment, 2006, pp. 751-762.
10. C. Shahabi, L.-A. Tang, and S. Xing, "Indexing Land Surface for Efficient kNN Query," Proc. VLDB Endowment, vol. 1, no. 1, 2008, pp. 1020-1031.

Index Terms:
decision making, geospatial reasoning, GIS, computer vision, emergency response, urban planning, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, spatiotemporal queries
Citation:
Cyrus Shahabi, Farnoush Banaei-Kashani, Ali Khoshgozaran, Luciano Nocera, Songhua Xing, "GeoDec: A Framework to Visualize and Query Geospatial Data for Decision-Making," IEEE Multimedia, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 14-23, July-Sept. 2010, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2010.1
Usage of this product signifies your acceptance of the Terms of Use.