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Efficient Top K Temporal Spatial Keyword Search

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Massive amount of data that are geo-tagged and associated with text information are being generated at an unprecedented scale in many emerging applications such as location based services and social networks. Due to their importance, a large body of work has focused on efficiently computing various spatial keyword queries. In this paper, we study the top-k temporal spatial keyword query which considers three important constraints during the search including time, spatial proximity and textual relevance. A novel index structure, namely SSG-tree, to efficiently insert/delete spatio-temporal web objects with high rates. Base on SSG-tree an efficient algorithm is developed to support top-k temporal spatial keyword query. We show via extensive experimentation with real spatial databases that our method has increased performance over alternate techniques.

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This work was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61702560, 61379110, 61472450), the Key Research Program of Hunan Province (2016JC2018), Natural Science Foundation of Hunan Province (2018JJ3691), and Science and Technology Plan of Hunan Province (2016JC2011).

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Zhang, C., Zhu, L., Yu, W., Long, J., Huang, F., Zhao, H. (2018). Efficient Top K Temporal Spatial Keyword Search. In: Ganji, M., Rashidi, L., Fung, B., Wang, C. (eds) Trends and Applications in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. PAKDD 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 11154. Springer, Cham.

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