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JSW 2015 Vol.10(3): 304-316 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.17706/jsw.10.3.304-316

Building a Thematic Spatial Data Infrastructure and Situation-Aware for Global Events

Wellington M. Oliveira1, Jugurta Lisboa-Filho*2, Alcione P. Oliveira2, Wagner D. Souza2, Lucas F. M. Vegi2, João R. M. Oliveira2
1Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Sudeste de Minas Gerais, Rio Pomba, Brazil.
2Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Viçosa-MG, Brazil.


Abstract—The Brazil hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2014, a sporting event of great magnitude that attracts thousands of people from many countries around the world. The Brazilian government created several initiatives on physical and also virtual infrastructure to be able to cope with this mega event. This paper presents an e-Government initiative composed by an infrastructure to supply data and information to thousands of supporters and professionals involved with the World Cup. This initiative is described here from the perspective of a Thematic Spatial Data Infrastructure (TSDI) using context information based on an ontological model. This infrastructure provides relevant information about events location and interesting services for user. In this infrastructure, the user can also voluntarily provide spatial information about events and services linked to the World Cup.

Index Terms—Spatial data infrastructure, VGI, situation aware, ontology, football world cup.

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Cite: Wellington M. Oliveira, Jugurta Lisboa-Filho, Alcione P. Oliveira, Wagner D. Souza, Lucas F. M. Vegi, João R. M. Oliveira, "Building a Thematic Spatial Data Infrastructure and Situation-Aware for Global Events," Journal of Software vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 304-316, 2015.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
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