Spatial Data Access Patterns in Semantic Grid Environment

  • Vikram Sorathia
  • Anutosh Maitra
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4278)


Starting from the era of stove-piped Geographical Information Systems up to interesting mash-ups involving Internet based mapping services, the approaches of handling Geographical Information (GI) have changed significantly. This paper briefly concentrates up on the distinctive features and current implementations of Spatial Data Access Patterns. Considering the information requirements of the users in Emergency Operations Center, this paper identifies the issues and challenges in handling GI in dynamically changing environments. Two new patterns based on appropriate integration of Semantics and Grid technology are introduced, that may satisfy the identified requirements. Necessary alterations in current practices for handling GI is discussed with detail considerations for realization of these patterns on open environments.


Geographical Information System Access Pattern Grid Environment Emergency Medical Team Grid Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vikram Sorathia
    • 1
  • Anutosh Maitra
    • 1
  1. 1.Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)GandhinagarIndia

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