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Real-Time Clustering of Large Geo-Referenced Data for Visualizing on MapREZAEI, M. , FRANTI, P.
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data visualization, clustering methods, web services, client-server systems, Internet
visualization(21), data(17), clustering(13), information(12), graphics(8), tvcg(6), large(6), visual(5), mining(5), algorithm(5)
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Date of Publication: 2018-11-30
Volume 18, Issue 4, Year 2018, On page(s): 63 - 74
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2018.04008
Web of Science Accession Number: 000451843400008
SCOPUS ID: 85058811278
Displaying geo-referenced data in web mapping systems has become popular. However, most existing systems suffer from three annoying problems: (1) clutter when trying to visualize large amount of data; (2) slowness of transferring data over internet; (3) lack of support for dynamic queries. To solve these problems, we propose a real-time system using server-side clustering, transferring only the clustered data, and client-side visualization using existing map tools. As far as we know, there is no other scientific paper describing such real-time system that allows dynamic database queries without limiting to predefined queries. Experiments show that it can handle up to 1 million objects whereas all existing systems are either limited to pre-defined queries, or they support only a very small number of free parameters in the query whereas the proposed system has no such limitations.
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