Geovisto: A Toolkit for Generic Geospatial Data Visualization

Jiří Hynek, Jakub Kachlík, Vít Rusňák

Abstract

Today’s requirements for visualization of geospatial data are continually rising. Visualization authoring tools provide only limited support for this purpose. The ability to create geovisualizations by non-programmers is often reliant on template editing or visualization authoring tools. However, these tools are often limited either in configuring visual parameters or interaction capabilities. In our work, we identify the main limitations of current tools. Then, we propose design requirements and describe the implementation of Geovisto—a toolkit combining capabilities of the React, Leaflet, and D3.js frameworks in order to provide tools for processing generic geospatial data and creating multilayered reusable map widgets. We demonstrate our approach on two usage scenarios from conceptually different application areas (DDoS attacks from a network monitoring system and COVID-19 pandemics open data). Finally, we discuss the pros and cons of our approach and outline our future work.

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in Harvard Style

Hynek J., Kachlík J. and Rusňák V. (2021). Geovisto: A Toolkit for Generic Geospatial Data Visualization.In Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, ISBN 978-989-758-488-6, pages 101-111. DOI: 10.5220/0010260401010111


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ivapp21,
author={Jiří Hynek and Jakub Kachlík and Vít Rusňák},
title={Geovisto: A Toolkit for Generic Geospatial Data Visualization},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP,},
year={2021},
pages={101-111},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0010260401010111},
isbn={978-989-758-488-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP,
TI - Geovisto: A Toolkit for Generic Geospatial Data Visualization
SN - 978-989-758-488-6
AU - Hynek J.
AU - Kachlík J.
AU - Rusňák V.
PY - 2021
SP - 101
EP - 111
DO - 10.5220/0010260401010111