REVISITING THE OLAP INTERACTION TO COPE WITH SPATIAL DATA AND SPATIAL DATA ANALYSIS

Rosa Matias, João Moura-Pires

Abstract

In this paper we propose a new interface for spatial OLAP systems. Spatial data deals with data related to space and have a complex and specific nature bringing challenges to OLAP environments. Humans only understand spatial data through maps. We propose a new spatial OLAP environment compounded with the following elements: a map, a support table and a detail table. Those areas have synchronized granularity. We also extend OLAP operation to performed spatial analysis, for instance, spatial drill-down, spatial drill-up and spatial slice. We take special care in the spatial slice where we identify two main groups of operations: spatial-semantic slice and spatial-geometric slice.

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Matias R. and Moura-Pires J. (2007). REVISITING THE OLAP INTERACTION TO COPE WITH SPATIAL DATA AND SPATIAL DATA ANALYSIS . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-88-7, pages 157-163. DOI: 10.5220/0002369701570163


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@conference{iceis07,
author={Rosa Matias and João Moura-Pires},
title={REVISITING THE OLAP INTERACTION TO COPE WITH SPATIAL DATA AND SPATIAL DATA ANALYSIS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={157-163},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002369701570163},
isbn={978-972-8865-88-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - REVISITING THE OLAP INTERACTION TO COPE WITH SPATIAL DATA AND SPATIAL DATA ANALYSIS
SN - 978-972-8865-88-7
AU - Matias R.
AU - Moura-Pires J.
PY - 2007
SP - 157
EP - 163
DO - 10.5220/0002369701570163