Advertisement

Integrating User-Generated Content and Spatial Data into Web GIS for Disaster History

  • Daniel Leonardo Niko
  • Hyunsuk Hwang
  • Yugyung Lee
  • Changsoo Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 365)

Abstract

Information on the damage area is critical in prompt disaster response. This information is supposed to be produced by organizations involved in disaster management. In reality, due to limited resources, comprehensive and updated data are not easily obtainable. Therefore, an alternative way to collect data is urgently needed. General public can play an important role in producing these types of data, but there are some drawbacks to resolve in this approach including validity and integration with existing spatial data. This paper presents a framework in per-forming geoprocessing to validate geographic references submitted by users and integrate them with the existing spatial database, i.e., parcel, hydrology, facility. The proposed framework will surely lead us to create a more complete spatial data of the damage that are to be utilized in a web based GIS application for effective disaster management.

Keywords

User generated content Spatial Data Disaster Management Web GIS 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Mansourian, A., Rajabifard, M.J., Valadan Zoej, I., Williamson: Using SDI and web-based system to facilitate disaster management. Computers & Geosciences 32, 303–315 (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Rinner, C., Kebler, C., Andrulis, S.: The use of Web 2.0 concepts to support deliberation in spatial decision-making. Computers, Environment and Urban System 32, 386–395 (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Hristidis, V., et al.: Survey of data management and analysis in disaster situations. Journal of Systems and Software 83, 1701–1714 (2010)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Lemmens, R., et al.: Integrating Semantic and Syntactic Descriptions to Chain Geographic Services. IEEE Internet Computing 10, 42–52 (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Steiniger, S., Hunter, A.J.S.: Free and open source GIS software for building a spatial data infrastructure. In: LNGC. Springer, Heidelberg (2009)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Muehlen, M., Nickerson, J., Swenson, K.: Developing web services choreography stan-dards-the case of REST vs SOAP. Decision Support System 40, 9–29 (2005)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Fielding, R.T.: Architectural styles and the design of network based software architectures. Doctoral Dissertation, University of California, Irvine (2000)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Mulligan, G., Gracanin, D.: A Comparison of SOAP and REST Implementations of a Service Based Interaction Independence Middleware Framework. In: Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Winter Simulation Conference (2009)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Lee, J., Niko, D., Kim, C.: Design of User-generated Contents for Disaster Information System based on Smartphone. In: International Conference on Multimedia, Information Technology and Its Application, MITA (2010)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Hwang, H., Kim, C.: A design of automatic generation system for spatial data of damage. In: International Conference on Multimedia, Information Technology and Its Application, MITA (2010)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Leonardo Niko
    • 1
  • Hyunsuk Hwang
    • 1
  • Yugyung Lee
    • 2
  • Changsoo Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Program of Information SystemsPukyong National UniversityKorea
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of MissouriKansas CityUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of IT Convergence and Application EngineeringPukyong National UniversityKorea

Personalised recommendations