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Towards a Temporal Extension of Spatial Allocation Modeling
Department of Geoinformation and Cartography, Vienna University of Technology.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5572-7395
2004 (English)In: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE, PROCEEDINGS / [ed] M. J. Egenhofer, C. Freksa, and H. J. Miller, 2004, 285-298 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Spatial allocation models represent decision processes of allocating discrete spatial units (e.g., land parcels and grid cells) to particular uses under the assumption that attributes of those units are unchanged over time and all decisions are made at one time. Given forecasts of spatial attributes, this assumption may be dropped, though spatial and temporal considerations will be highly interwoven and difficult to articulate in simple algebraic terms. This paper describes a systematic approach to analyzing and resolving this complexity in formulating time-dependent spatial allocation models. The implication of the paper is that geographic information systems can serve not only as devices to store and manage spatio-temporal data, but also as platforms to build spatio-temporal decision models.

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2004. 285-298 p.
, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN 0302-9743 ; 3234
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Computer Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-66489DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-30231-5_19ISI: 000224989100019ISBN: 3-540-23558-2OAI: diva2:484158
3rd International Conference on Geographic Information Science. Adelphi, MD. OCT 20-23, 2004

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Available from: 2012-01-26 Created: 2012-01-26 Last updated: 2016-05-16Bibliographically approved

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