Proceedings of the 2015 AASRI International Conference on Circuits and Systems

Web-based Spatial Data Visualization and Analysis Using the New Web Standard

Authors
Qiu Shangming, Huang Haosheng
Corresponding Author
Qiu Shangming
Available Online August 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/cas-15.2015.61How to use a DOI?
Keywords
HTML5; WebGIS; spatial data visualization; spatial analysis.
Abstract
Compared to desktop geographic information systems (GIS), current WebGIS are still rather poor in terms of interface and functionality. Much of this discrepancy is due to the limitations of current web standard (HTML4). HTML5 is being developed as the new web standard to replace HTML4. It provides plugin-free graphic supports and enhanced functionality, which make it very promising for the future development of WebGIS. This article introduces three case studies to investigate whether HTML5 can work effectively in developing WebGIS. This is necessary as HTML5 is not designed primarily for geospatial domains. Results of the case studies show that HTML5 can help to develop cross-browser and highly interactive WebGIS with true vector graphic capabilities and enhanced functionality (e.g., spatial analysis).
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Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
August 2015
ISBN
978-94-62520-74-5
ISSN
2352-538X
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/cas-15.2015.61How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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