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OGRS 2009

8 juillet 2009

Camptocamp currently participates to OGRS 2009, the International Opensource Geospatial research Symposium in Nantes. Today was dedicated to research presentations and I was happy to observe that GeoExt is very well known and was mentionned in several presentations. I followed the topics « Cartography and standards » and « Geospatial Web ».

My highlights are:
– The automated label placement algorithms developed by the University of Applied Science from Switzerland. I have some doubts about the pertinence of a WPS service for this kind of application. Nevertheless, the algorithm is impressive and it would be fantastic to see it implemented in standard cartographic servers.
– Another refreshing presentation was made by two surveyor students who developed a web mapping applications dedicated to the Paris prime meridian.

I will present tomorrow a lab named « State of the art of the creation of GIS rich internet application ». You can already follow this lab here. Olivier Courtin will present a showcase: « TinyOWS an High Performance WFS-T server »

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