Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

ENVIS: A visual environment for GIS querying

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Guerroudji-Meddah, F. ; Lab. LSSD, USTOMB, Oran, Algeria ; Belbachir, H. ; Laurini, R.

Currently, geographic information systems (GIS) are accessible to a large public, in particular to users who cannot be considered as experts. However, the access to geographic information and its overtaking by various users are not easy. Indeed, between the rigidity of the available access languages and the ignorance of the organization of information within the GIS, the user is often facing information which is available but no exploitable. To solve this problem and to facilitate the access to geographic information, in this article we propose ENVIS: a visual environment for the querying of GIS according to a figurative approach based on the definition of a visual language. The following sections in this article will try to identify, by the presentation of the prototype ENVIS, the benefits which can be drawn from this visual dialog which offers to the user a means to formulate a geographical query in an intuitive and simplified way.

Published in:

Multimedia Computing and Systems, 2009. ICMCS '09. International Conference on

Date of Conference:

2-4 April 2009

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.