Cultures of Legibility Web Map
Vlad Tanasescu , William Mackaness, Stephen Cairns, Ray Lucas

         http://ddm.caad.ed....
theory
• places as semantic fields (localized tag clouds)
rather than point geometric data
theory
• named routes between and around places
screencast
http://www.vimeo.com/3996917
technology
• Google maps Flash API
• FLEX (or “Flash for programmers”)
• RDF on the Talis triple-store platform (endpoint:...
future
• use for research in peri-urban areas of other mega
cities
• extension of the notion of place (ability to shape
th...
Cultures of Legibility Web Map
Cultures of Legibility Web Map
Cultures of Legibility Web Map
Cultures of Legibility Web Map
Cultures of Legibility Web Map
Cultures of Legibility Web Map
Cultures of Legibility Web Map
Cultures of Legibility Web Map
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Presentation at GISRUK 2009. Web map for studying place and activity in Jakarta, designed as part of the Cultures of Legibility project (ddm.caad.ed.ac.uk/groups/jakarta/ , participants Vlad Tanasescu, William Mackaness, Stephen Cairns and Ray Lucas, University of Edinburgh)

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Cultures of Legibility Web Map

  1. 1. Cultures of Legibility Web Map Vlad Tanasescu , William Mackaness, Stephen Cairns, Ray Lucas http://ddm.caad.ed.ac.uk/groups/jakarta/
  2. 2. theory • places as semantic fields (localized tag clouds) rather than point geometric data
  3. 3. theory • named routes between and around places
  4. 4. screencast http://www.vimeo.com/3996917
  5. 5. technology • Google maps Flash API • FLEX (or “Flash for programmers”) • RDF on the Talis triple-store platform (endpoint: http://api.talis.com/stores/vtanasescu- dev1/services/sparql) • Elements of the SNAP/SPAN ontology for spatial and temporal descriptions • location URIs use the geohash algorithm ( => point location + scale) • other shapes use GML • still alpha
  6. 6. future • use for research in peri-urban areas of other mega cities • extension of the notion of place (ability to shape the fields) • public access: map routines and places • temporal aspect: allow people to play routes
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