GeoSensor Networks: Second International Conference, GSN 2006, Boston, MA, USA, October 1-3, 2006, Revised Selected and Invited Papers

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Springer Science & Business Media, Aug 4, 2008 - Computers - 271 pages
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This volume serves as the post-conference proceedings for the Second GeoSensor Networks Conference that was held in Boston, Massachusetts in October 2006. The conference addressed issues related to the collection, management, processing, ana- sis, and delivery of real-time geospatial data using distributed geosensor networks. This represents an evolution of the traditional static and centralized geocomputational paradigm, to support the collection of both temporally and spatially high-resolution, up-to-date data over a broad geographic area, and to use sensor networks as actuators in geographic space. Sensors in these environments can be static or mobile, and can be used to passively collect information about the environment or, eventually, to actively influence it. The research challenges behind this novel paradigm extend the frontiers of tra- tional GIS research further into computer science, addressing issues like data stream processing, mobile computing, location-based services, temporal-spatial queries over geosensor networks, adaptable middleware, sensor data integration and mining, au- mated updating of geospatial databases, VR modeling, and computer vision. In order to address these topics, the GSN 2006 conference brought together leading experts in these fields, and provided a three-day forum to present papers and exchange ideas.
 

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Contents

Impact of Drifter Deployment on the Quality of Ocean Sensing
9
Efficient Data Collection and Selective Queries in Sensor Networks
25
Exploiting Spatiotemporal Correlations for Data Processing in Sensor Networks
45
Load Management and High Availability in the Borealis Distributed Stream Processing Engine
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Knowledge Aquisition and Data Storage in Mobile GeoSensor Networks
86
Continuous Spatiotemporal Trajectory Joins
109
Data Analysis and Integration
129
DataCentric Visual Sensor Networks for 3D Sensing
130
Overview and High Level Architecture
175
Linking Geosensor Network Data and Ontologies to Support Transportation Modeling
191
Applications
210
An Operational RealTime Ocean Sensor Network in the Gulf of Maine
211
Using the Sensor Web to Detect and Monitor the Spread of Vegetation Fires in Southern Africa
239
PeertoPeer Shared Ride Systems
252
Author Index
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A Vision for Cyberinfrastructure for Coastal Forecasting and Change Analysis
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