Pictorial deduction in spatial information systems

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Though visual access to spatial database systems has attracted much attention in recent years, there have only few deductive visual languages for spatial information systems been proposed. One reason for this may be that most of the spatial visual languages stick to the classical metaphor of map manipulation. We argue that more powerful metaphors are needed to facilitate the development of pictorial languages for spatial deduction that are readily comprehensible and formally manageable at the same time. This paper introduces a fully deductive pictorial language for spatial information based on sketching.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages 1994
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE Symposium on Visual Languages 1994 - St. Louis, United States of America
Duration: 4 Oct 19947 Oct 1994
Conference number: 10th
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ConferenceIEEE Symposium on Visual Languages 1994
Abbreviated titleVL 1994
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
CitySt. Louis
OtherA previous title of "IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human Centric Computing (VL/HCC)"
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