Geographical Information Structure for Managing a Set of Objects as an Event

  • Masakazu Ikezaki
  • Toyohide Watanabe
  • Taketoshi Ushiama
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4252)


This paper addresses a geographic information management to model various kinds of geographic objects with respect to the space and time features. In this model, an event represents the geographic situation in which geographic objects change, and represented as a set of geographic objects which are concerned to the event. It is possible to easily divide an event into sub-events along space and time criteria. Using this model, our geographic information system can provide users with a capability to manipulate an event from various viewpoints.


Time Level Directory Tree Administrative District Geographic Information System Spatial Level 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masakazu Ikezaki
    • 1
  • Toyohide Watanabe
    • 1
  • Taketoshi Ushiama
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Systems and Social Informatics, Graduate School of Information ScienceNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of DesignKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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