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Dynamic Visualization Of Sensor Measurements: Context Based Approach

Radim Stampach / Petr Kubicek / Lukas Herman
Published Online: 2015-12-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/quageo-2015-0020

Abstract

An amount of data measured with sensors is increasing year to year. Every sensor has a location and sensor data are mostly measured for long time period, so visualization of location and regular updating of visualized value is necessary. Various characteristics (e.g. meteorological conditions) can be automatically read at frequent intervals and those readings can be aggregated into the interactive map visualization. This map must be not only legible but also understandable also for readers that are experts in their specialisation, however, not in cartography. This paper presents possibilities of using and implementation of adaptive cartography and visual seeking principles for interactive visualization and analysis of sensor based data measured in real time. Our solution is described on experimental application for precise farming that we developed during research project Agrisensor.

Keywords: adaptive cartography; visual seeking; interactive map; sensor data; precise farming

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About the article

Received: 2014-07-07

Revised: 2015-07-24

Published Online: 2015-12-30

Published in Print: 2015-09-01


Citation Information: Quaestiones Geographicae, Volume 34, Issue 3, Pages 117–128, ISSN (Online) 2081-6383, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/quageo-2015-0020.

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