A Temporal Search Engine to Improve Geographic Data Retrieval in Spatial Data Infrastructures

Fabio Gomes de Andrade, Cláudio de Souza Baptista, Ulrich Schiel

Abstract

Recently, spatial data infrastructures have become an important solution to ease the finding of geographical data offered by different organizations. Nevertheless, the catalog services provided by these infrastructures still have some important drawbacks that limit the geographic information retrieval based on temporal constraints. Examples of these drawbacks include the lack of both a more detailed description of temporal information, and ranking. Aiming to overcome these limitations, this paper describes a new temporal search engine for solving feature type retrieval offered by catalog services. To reach this goal, our search engine is based on a model that stores temporal information about each service and its respective feature types described in the SDI catalog service. Moreover, the paper proposes a temporal ranking metric to evaluate the relevance of each feature type retrieved for the user’s query.

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Gomes de Andrade F., de Souza Baptista C. and Schiel U. (2012). A Temporal Search Engine to Improve Geographic Data Retrieval in Spatial Data Infrastructures . In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-10-5, pages 56-65. DOI: 10.5220/0004001800560065


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@conference{iceis12,
author={Fabio Gomes de Andrade and Cláudio de Souza Baptista and Ulrich Schiel},
title={A Temporal Search Engine to Improve Geographic Data Retrieval in Spatial Data Infrastructures},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2012},
pages={56-65},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004001800560065},
isbn={978-989-8565-10-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - A Temporal Search Engine to Improve Geographic Data Retrieval in Spatial Data Infrastructures
SN - 978-989-8565-10-5
AU - Gomes de Andrade F.
AU - de Souza Baptista C.
AU - Schiel U.
PY - 2012
SP - 56
EP - 65
DO - 10.5220/0004001800560065