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Bachmann, Matthias; Klien, Eva; Stein, Andreas

Risikobewertung mit 3D-Stadtmodellen


GIS.Business - GIS.Science, (2016), 3, pp. 22-25

Die Sicherheitsforschungsprogramme auf nationaler und europäischer Ebene beschreiben besonders städtische Gebiete als zunehmend verwundbar gegenüber drei wesentlichen Bedrohungen: Naturkatastrophen, technologische Ereignisse und Terrorismus. Das Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung IGD und das Fraunhofer Ernst-Mach-Institut EMI entwickeln zusammen ein Portal, das eine Risikobewertung auf Basis eines 3D-Stadtmodells erstellen soll.

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Fitzner, Daniel; Hoffmann, Jörg; Klien, Eva

Functional Description of Geoprocessing Services as Conjunctive Datalog Queries


Geoinformatica, Vol.15 (2011), 1, pp. 191-221. First published 9 October 2009 as OnlineFirst

Discovery of suitable web services is a crucial task in Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI). In this work, we develop a novel approach to the discovery of geoprocessing services (WPS). Discovery requests and Web Processing Services are annotated as conjunctive queries in a logic programming (LP) language and the discovery process is based on Logic Programming query containment checking between these descriptions. Besides the types of input and output, we explicitly formalise the relation between them and hence are able to capture the functionality of a WPS more precisely. The use of Logic Programming query containment allows for effective reasoning during discovery. Furthermore, the relative simplicity of the semantic descriptions is advantageous for their creation by non-logics experts. The developed approach is applicable in the Web Service Modeling Framework (WSMF), a state-of-the-art semantic web service framework.

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Klien, Eva; Krämer, Michel; Hutton, Kathrin

CityServer3D und tridiconTM CityDiscoverer - Software für die Verwaltung und Visualisierung von 3D Stadtmodellen


Bill, Ralf (Ed.) et al.: GeoForum MV 2010 : Vernetzte Geodaten: Vom Sensor zum Web. Berlin: GITO-Verlag, 2010, pp. 23-26

GeoForum MV <6, 2010, Warnemünde, Germany>

Im folgenden Beitrag werden zwei Software-Lösungen vorgestellt, die gemeinsam in der Lage sind den gesamten Lebenszyklus von 3D Stadtmodellen technisch zu unterstützen und somit eine Erhöhung des Nutzens und der Verwendbarkeit von 3D Stadtmodellen ermöglichen.

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Krämer, Michel; Ruppert, Tobias; Klien, Eva; Kohlhammer, Jörn

DeepCity3D: Integration von 3D-Stadtmodellen und Untergrundinformationen


Zipf, Alexander (Ed.) et al.: Geoinformatik 2010. Konferenzband : "Die Welt im Netz". Heidelberg: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Aka, 2010, pp. 72-80

Geoinformatik-Tagung <2010, Kiel, Germany>

Modern cities are under constant development. They are characterized not only by their surface constructions like buildings and traffic infrastructure, but also by their underground structures. Besides human-created lifelines, tunnels and quarries, there are also diverse geological formations. All this information is important for a sustainable urban planning and utility management. The DeepCity3D project therefore aims to develop application-adaptive 3D visualization tools that integrate underground data and city models (provided in standardized formats) with advanced functionality to support decision making for stakeholders involved in urban planning, construction companies, insurance companies, architecture, or environmental protection.

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Krämer, Michel; Klien, Eva

Visualisierung und Integration von dreidimensionalen Untergrunddaten und Stadtmodellen mit DeepCity3D


Hoppe, Andreas (Ed.) et al.: GeoDarmstadt 2010 - Geowissenschaften sichern Zukunft : Kurzfassungen der Vorträge und Poster. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 2010. (Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften (SDGG) 68), pp. 327-328

Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften <162, 2010, Darmstadt, Germany>

DeepCity3D is a joint project of the Carnot Institute BRGM and the Fraunhofer IGD. It is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the French Agence National pour la Recherche (ANR) as part of the Inter Carnot-Fraunhofer program.

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Klien, Eva; Annoni, Alessandro; Marchetti, Pier Giorgio

The GIGAS Project - an Action in Support to GEOSS, INSPIRE, and GMES


Hrebícek, Jirí (Ed.) et al.: Proceedings of the European Conference TOWARDS eENVIRONMENT : Opportunities of SEIS and SISE: Integrating Environmental Knowledge in Europe, pp. 66-73

European Conference of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU TOWARDS eENVIRONMENT <1, 2009, Prague, Czech Republik>

The three initiatives GEOSS, INSPIRE and GMES share commonalities, including their focus on environmental policy support, use of geomatic and geographic information, their Europe- or worldwide dimension, their reliance on international standards and the advanced Spatial Data Infrastructures that are needed for their implementation. At the same time however, each initiative follows its own timeline and approach for technical development, thereby risking evolving into separate, incompatible services and not profiting from the benefits of a common approach. The GIGAS project was launched with the specific aim to assess and address interoperability gaps and opportunities for establishing bridges between the initiatives. For this, GIGAS makes use of a formal and structured approach that is driven by consensus. To support the consensus building process effectively, one of the core objectives of GIGAS is the set up of a representative and sustainable stakeholder forum as central communication platform.

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Klien, Eva; Giger, Christine; Kristof, Daniel; Reitz, Thorsten; Caceres, Santiago

The HUMBOLDT Project: Towards the Harmonisation of Spatial Information in Europe


Hrebícek, Jirí (Ed.) et al.: Proceedings of the European Conference TOWARDS eENVIRONMENT : Opportunities of SEIS and SISE: Integrating Environmental Knowledge in Europe, pp. 386-393

European Conference of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU TOWARDS eENVIRONMENT <1, 2009, Prague, Czech Republik>

The four-year EU project HUMBOLDT (www.esdi-humboldt.eu, 6th Framework Programme) started in October 2006. This paper should not be considered as a scientific publication but as a rough summary of the contents of the HUMBOLDT project. HUMBOLDT aims at contributing to the implementation of a European Spatial Data Infrastructure (ESDI) that integrates the diversity of spatial data available for a multitude of European organisations. The main goal of the HUMBOLDT project is to facilitate the harmonisation of spatial information. The software tools and processes created will support the feasibility and advantages of an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe as planned by the INSPIRE initiative, meeting the goals of Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES). An essential element of the project is the development of user-driven, cross-border, GMES-related application scenarios in which the different components are applied and tested under realistic conditions. They will use data themes from the INSPIRE Annexes in their use cases and apply INSPIRE Implementing Rules where possible. Moreover, the scenarios are used to provide clear and realistic requirements on the development of software tools and components to support spatial data harmonisation processes. The first two years of HUMBOLDT already led to several major results. Based on the model-driven architecture and approach, a model editor was developed, which aims at the complete and easy specification of data schemas. In accordance to this approach, an alignment editor (tool for the specification of a transformation between source and target model) is currently under development. In addition, a framework was implemented, which supports the search for existing data and transformations according to given information product specifications.