A Lightweight Collaborative GIS Data Editing Approach to Support Urban Planning
AbstractCollaborative geospatial data editing is different from other collaborative editing systems, such as textual editing, owing to its geospatial nature. This paper presents a version-based lightweight collaborative geospatial editing method for urban planning. This method extracts editing data and generates a version for collaborative editing, which reduces the data size and thus allows for a high feedback speed. A replication mechanism is engaged to replicate a version for the client to freely edit, which ensures constraint-free editing in collaboration. Based on this method, realizing the fact that heterogeneous geospatial data and non-professional users are involved, a lightweight architecture, integrating web services, and component technologies, was proposed. This architecture provides a unified data access interface and powerful editing ability and ensures a high feedback speed and constraint-free editing. The result of the application of the proposed approach in a practical project demonstrates the usability of collaborative geospatial editing in urban planning. While this approach has been designed for urban planning, it can be modified for use in other domains. View Full-Text
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Jing, C.; Zhu, Y.; Fu, J.; Dong, M. A Lightweight Collaborative GIS Data Editing Approach to Support Urban Planning. Sustainability 2019, 11, 4437.
Jing C, Zhu Y, Fu J, Dong M. A Lightweight Collaborative GIS Data Editing Approach to Support Urban Planning. Sustainability. 2019; 11(16):4437.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jing, Changfeng; Zhu, Yanli; Fu, Jiayun; Dong, Meng. 2019. "A Lightweight Collaborative GIS Data Editing Approach to Support Urban Planning." Sustainability 11, no. 16: 4437.
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