Modeling Issues for Rubber-Sheeting Process in an Object Oriented, Distributed and Parallel Environment
The rubber-sheeting issues for GIS conflation are assessed in this paper. This work is an early step in the process of defining an integration methodology of geospatial data from multiple sources. We based on an improved algorithm for rubber-sheeting in an OO, distributed and parallel environment. The proposed framework is motivated in previous works in parallel virtual machines and mobile agents. The critical issues that arise from this assessment will be then utilized in the rubber-sheeting prototype development.
Keywordsconflation distribution mobile-agents OO parallelism rubber-sheeting
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