OGC Compatible Geographical Information Systems Web Services

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) defines a number of standards, both for data models and for online services, that has been widely adopted in the Geographical Information System (GIS) community. This has lead to a number of software development efforts, online data archives, and application communities. We survey these in the first part of this … Read more

Ant based interactive tools for workflow management

The Apache Ant presents certain characteristics that seem to make it suitable as a workflow language and engine. Features such as native dependency structured build targets make it easy to write declarative dependency-based workflows. We propose a framework enabling Ant build files (and its specifications) to be used as workflow scripts. Features like being semi … Read more