A WEB-BASED TOOL FOR CREATING GEOREFERENCED BOUNDARY MAPS

Omar Valenzuela, Néstor J. Rodríguez, José A. Borges

Abstract

This work presents a web-based application with the capability of creating, manipulating and editing georeferenced boundary maps (polygons) of geographical areas using georeferenced images. The application is platform-independent. It can run on any computer with a browser and an Internet connection. The application provides the capability of locally storing boundary maps attaching to them spatial information from the images that facilitates image searching. Boundary maps can be imported from other sources and they can also be exported to make them available for other GIS applications. A usability test conducted with the application demonstrated that it is easy to learn and use. Participants were able to complete 96% of the tasks with a fifteen minutes tutorial. In addition they found all the interaction actions tested to be easy to use.

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in Harvard Style

Valenzuela O., Rodríguez N. and Borges J. (2009). A WEB-BASED TOOL FOR CREATING GEOREFERENCED BOUNDARY MAPS . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-81-4, pages 439-443. DOI: 10.5220/0001843704390443


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist09,
author={Omar Valenzuela and Néstor J. Rodríguez and José A. Borges},
title={A WEB-BASED TOOL FOR CREATING GEOREFERENCED BOUNDARY MAPS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2009},
pages={439-443},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001843704390443},
isbn={978-989-8111-81-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - A WEB-BASED TOOL FOR CREATING GEOREFERENCED BOUNDARY MAPS
SN - 978-989-8111-81-4
AU - Valenzuela O.
AU - Rodríguez N.
AU - Borges J.
PY - 2009
SP - 439
EP - 443
DO - 10.5220/0001843704390443