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GIS abstraction of visualization applications
Author(s): Michael J. Salonish; Swati D. Allen; David A. Goughnour
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Paper Abstract

Spatial data is of crucial importance to situation awareness in the battlefield. As geo-located data from local sensors and global intelligence is gathered and made available, it becomes necessary to route, filter, analyze and present information for decision-making. GIS provides the most intuitive platform for manual/visual correlation of all the gathered information. Too often, presentation applications are tightly coupled with a GIS which limits their use of new GIS products as they emerge. This paper presents a technique for abstracting client applications from the underlying map display to accommodate the many different GIS applications used by military programs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 May 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5804, Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology VII, (27 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.605429
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Michael J. Salonish, ElanTech, Inc. (United States)
Swati D. Allen, ElanTech, Inc. (United States)
David A. Goughnour, ElanTech, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5804:
Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology VII
Grant R. Gerhart; Charles M. Shoemaker; Douglas W. Gage, Editor(s)

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