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  1. Open geospatial data and tools are an increasingly important paradigm offering the opportunity to promote the democratization of geographical information, the transparency of governments and institutions, as w...

    Authors: Amin Mobasheri, Francesco Pirotti and Giorgio Agugiaro
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2020 5:5
  2. Of the many features that smart cities offer, safe and comfortable mobility of pedestrians within the built environment is of particular importance. Safe and comfortable mobility requires that the built enviro...

    Authors: Bradley Wheeler, Meirman Syzdykbayev, Hassan A. Karimi, Raanan Gurewitsch and Yanbo Wang
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2020 5:2
  3. This paper is the editorial of the Special Issue “Open Source Geospatial Software”, which features 10 published papers. The editorial introduces the concept of openness and, within the geospatial context, decl...

    Authors: Marco Minghini, Amin Mobasheri, Victoria Rautenbach and Maria Antonia Brovelli
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2020 5:1
  4. PyWPS 4 is a re–make of the Python implementation of the WPS standard. It is the result of the work of over a dozen individual contributors, during a period of almost three years. One of the goals driving this...

    Authors: Luís Moreira de Sousa, Jorge Mendes de Jesus, Jachym Čepicky, Athanasios Tom Kralidis, David Huard, Carsten Ehbrecht, Suzana Barreto and Jonas Eberle
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:13
  5. Crowdsourced, open geospatial data such as the data compiled through OpenStreetMap have proven useful in addressing humanitarian, disaster and development needs. However, the existing ways in which volunteers ...

    Authors: Kshitiz Khanal, Nama Raj Budhathoki and Nancy Erbstein
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:12
  6. OSM2LULC is a software package developed to automatically convert OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into Land Use Land Cover (LULC) maps using Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) tools. It needs to be...

    Authors: J. Patriarca, C. C. Fonte, J. Estima, J.-P. de Almeida and A. Cardoso
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:11
  7. The study of past sea levels relies largely on the interpretation and quantification of sea-level indicators. These are fossil coastal landforms, bioconstructions or deposits that have a quantifiable relation ...

    Authors: Thomas Lorscheid and Alessio Rovere
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:10
  8. Indoor maps, and therefore the indoor map data and software that uses them, are used by architects, designers and planners, those in public safety and emergency response, facilities management and even adverti...

    Authors: J. Gelernter and Nishith Maheshwari
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:7
  9. The opportunities of retrieving geospatial datasets as open data and the reliability of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) GIS increased the possibilities of performing a large number of geospatial analyses....

    Authors: Pietro Mattivi, Francesca Franci, Alessandro Lambertini and Gabriele Bitelli
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:6
  10. LandInfra is a relatively new open standard for modelling and representing land and infrastructure features. As it overlaps with other open standards in BIM (IFC) and 3D GIS (CityGML), it has been recognised a...

    Authors: Kavisha Kumar, Anna Labetski, Ken Arroyo Ohori, Hugo Ledoux and Jantien Stoter
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:5
  11. The international standard CityGML is both a data model and an exchange format to store digital 3D models of cities. While the data model is used by several cities, companies, and governments, in this paper we...

    Authors: Hugo Ledoux, Ken Arroyo Ohori, Kavisha Kumar, Balázs Dukai, Anna Labetski and Stelios Vitalis
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:4
  12. OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project collecting geographical data of the entire world. The level of detail of OSM data and its data quality vary much across different regions and domains. In order to...

    Authors: Martin Raifer, Rafael Troilo, Fabian Kowatsch, Michael Auer, Lukas Loos, Sabrina Marx, Katharina Przybill, Sascha Fendrich, Franz-Benjamin Mocnik and Alexander Zipf
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:3
  13. We describe the process and tools that we have used to generate and publish the BTN100 Linked Dataset, based on the original data from the Spanish Topographic Base (1:100.000 scale) from the Spanish Instituto ...

    Authors: Paola Espinoza-Arias, Miguel García-Delgado, Oscar Corcho, Pedro Vivas-White and Hugo Potti-Manjavacas
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:2
  14. In its quest for a common European Spatial Data Infrastructure INSPIRE has also addressed the category of spatio-temporally extended coverages, in particular: raster data. The INSPIRE definition of coverages i...

    Authors: Peter Baumann and Jordi Escriu
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2019 4:1
  15. While there exist international standards for geospatial metadata (ISO 19115), these are rarely used in practice for 3D datasets, and one of the OGC standards for 3D city models, CityGML, does not offer a mech...

    Authors: Anna Labetski, Kavisha Kumar, Hugo Ledoux and Jantien Stoter
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:16
  16. The explosive growth of geospatial data has stimulated the development of many standards aimed at decreasing data heterogeneity and enhancing data use. Well-established design methods for geospatial data stand...

    Authors: Boyan Brodaric, Eric Boisvert, Peter Dahlhaus, Sylvain Grellet, Alexander Kmoch, François Létourneau, Jessica Lucido, Bruce Simons and Bernhard Wagner
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:15
  17. Several technologies provide datasets consisting of a large number of spatial points, commonly referred to as point-clouds. These point datasets provide spatial information regarding the phenomenon that is to ...

    Authors: Francesco Pirotti, Roberta Ravanelli, Francesca Fissore and Andrea Masiero
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:14
  18. The Application Domain Extension (ADE) is a built-in mechanism of CityGML to augment its data model with additional concepts required by particular use cases. The goal of this paper is to provide an overview o...

    Authors: Filip Biljecki, Kavisha Kumar and Claus Nagel
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:13
  19. During coursework and research projects, several geospatial algorithms are produced and mentioned by authors in written documents. However, these products often remain unavailable after the end of the projects...

    Authors: Eduardo Silverio da Silva and Silvana Philippi Camboim
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:11
  20. Route prediction play a vital role in many important location-based applications like resource prediction in grid computing, traffic congestion estimation, vehicular ad-hoc networks, travel recommendation etc....

    Authors: Vishnu Shankar Tiwari and Arti Arya
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:10
  21. On the web there is a large number of useful geospatial datasets available, exposed via web map services using open standards or open protocols. Just as web search engines enable users to reliably search and f...

    Authors: Paolo Corti, Benjamin Lewis and Athanasios Tom Kralidis
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:8
  22. Over the last decade, more and more cities and even countries worldwide are creating semantic 3D city models of their physical environment based on the international CityGML standard issued by the Open Geospat...

    Authors: Zhihang Yao, Claus Nagel, Felix Kunde, György Hudra, Philipp Willkomm, Andreas Donaubauer, Thomas Adolphi and Thomas H. Kolbe
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:5
  23. Sensor technologies and capabilities have an effect on observational data quality. Typically, data management begins, at best, when a data manager obtains the data and needs to describe it sufficiently to data...

    Authors: Janet Fredericks and Mike Botts
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:3
  24. The road towards achievement of the climate protection goals requires, among the rest, a thorough rethinking of the energy planning tools (and policies) at all levels, from local to global. Nevertheless, it is...

    Authors: Giorgio Agugiaro, Joachim Benner, Piergiorgio Cipriano and Romain Nouvel
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2018 3:2
  25. Crowdsourcing (geo-) information and participatory GIS are among the current hot topics in research and industry. Various projects are implementing participatory sensing concepts within their workflow in order...

    Authors: Amin Mobasheri, Jonas Deister and Holger Dieterich
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:27
  26. Research in time-series remote sensing data is receiving increasing attention. With the availability of relatively short repeat cycle and high spatial resolution satellite data, the construction and applicatio...

    Authors: Zhuokun Pan, Yueming Hu and Bin Cao
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:25
  27. Sensor engineering is continuously evolving as devices become cheaper, smaller, more intelligent, and more efficient. Today, oceanographic sensors aim at monitoring marine processes by means of physical, chemi...

    Authors: Elena Partescano, Alberto Brosich, Marina Lipizer, Vanessa Cardin and Alessandra Giorgetti
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:22
  28. The paper retraces the GRASPgfs endeavor (Geospatial Resource for Agricultural Species and Pests with integrated workflow modelling to support Global Food Security) between multiple disciplines around a common...

    Authors: Didier G. Leibovici, Suchith Anand, Roberto Santos, Sean Mayes, Rumiana Ray, Masoud Al-Azri, Abdul Baten, Graham King, Asha S. Karunaratne, Sayed Azam-Ali and Mike J. Jackson
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:20
  29. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has conducted much work in the past on event-based models and architectures. However, the current OGC standard baseline only supports synchronous web service capabilities, ...

    Authors: Lorenzo Bigagli and Matthes Rieke
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:18
  30. The appropriate resolution of a zone system is key to the development of any transport model, as well as other spatial analyses. The number and shape of zones directly impacts the effectiveness of any further ...

    Authors: Joseph Molloy and Rolf Moeckel
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:19
  31. Principal components analysis (PCA) is based conventially on the eigenvector decomposition (EVD). Mean-centering the input data prior to the eigenanalysis is treated as an integral part of the algorithm. It en...

    Authors: Nikos Alexandris, Sandeep Gupta and Nikos Koutsias
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:17
  32. The increase in the number of remote sensing platforms, ranging from satellites to close-range Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), is leading to a growing demand for new image processing and classificatio...

    Authors: Marco Piragnolo, Andrea Masiero and Francesco Pirotti
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:16
  33. Orfeo ToolBox is an open-source project for state-of-the-art remote sensing, including a fast image viewer, applications callable from command-line, Python or QGIS, and a powerful C++ API. This article is an i...

    Authors: Manuel Grizonnet, Julien Michel, Victor Poughon, Jordi Inglada, Mickaël Savinaud and Rémi Cresson
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:15
  34. The publication familiarizes the reader with MicMac - a free, open-source photogrammetric software for 3D reconstruction. A brief history of the tool, its organisation and unique features vis-à-vis other softw...

    Authors: Ewelina Rupnik, Mehdi Daakir and Marc Pierrot Deseilligny
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:14
  35. The mission of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment, including air, water and land. Understanding the extent of pollution in waters and identif...

    Authors: Tad Slawecki, Dwane Young, Britt Dean, Brandon Bergenroth and Kimberly Sparks
    Citation: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 2017 2:13

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