PHOTOTIMA: VISUAL EXPLORATION OF PHOTOS WITH SPATIOTEMPORAL REFERENCES

Dinh Quyen Nguyen, Heidrun Schumann

Abstract

Nowadays, photos associated with spatiotemporal references are available widely on computers as well as on the Internet. There exist several tools for the exploration of photos with regard to their geographical and/or temporal structures. However, communicating spatial and temporal contents of photos remains a challenging task. In this paper, we follow Peuquet’s triad framework in visually combining space, time, and descriptive contents of photos to deal with that task. We address the visual exploration of spatiotemporal photos to be communicated by an integrated design of different abstraction levels in space, time, and content displaying. The tool PhotoTima is introduced for the exploration of Flickr photos in connection with their timestamps, geo-coordinates, and user-generated tags.

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Quyen Nguyen D. and Schumann H. (2012). PHOTOTIMA: VISUAL EXPLORATION OF PHOTOS WITH SPATIOTEMPORAL REFERENCES . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8565-08-2, pages 332-341. DOI: 10.5220/0003930803320341


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@conference{webist12,
author={Dinh Quyen Nguyen and Heidrun Schumann},
title={PHOTOTIMA: VISUAL EXPLORATION OF PHOTOS WITH SPATIOTEMPORAL REFERENCES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2012},
pages={332-341},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003930803320341},
isbn={978-989-8565-08-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - PHOTOTIMA: VISUAL EXPLORATION OF PHOTOS WITH SPATIOTEMPORAL REFERENCES
SN - 978-989-8565-08-2
AU - Quyen Nguyen D.
AU - Schumann H.
PY - 2012
SP - 332
EP - 341
DO - 10.5220/0003930803320341