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dc.contributor.authorCesario, Manuel
dc.contributor.authorJervis, Matthew Geoffrey
dc.contributor.authorLuz, Saturnino
dc.contributor.authorMasoodian, Masood
dc.contributor.authorRogers, Bill
dc.coverage.spatialConference held at Montpellier, Franceen_NZ
dc.identifier.citationCesario, M., Jervis, M., Luz, S., Masoodian, M., & Rogers, B. (2012). Time-based Geographical Mapping of Communicable Diseases. 2012 16th International Conference on Information Visualisation (pp. 118-123). Montpellier, France: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.en_NZ
dc.description.abstractInformation visualisation methods can potentially be employed to assist the work of epidemiologists and other health care professionals in mapping the spread of communicable diseases in remote areas, where the task of disease surveillance encompasses temporal elements such as changes in climate, land use and population movements. This paper presents an investigation into the use of time-based visualisation techniques coupled with geographical maps and support for distributed mobile collection of patient data. This study has focused on the development of an information visualisation prototype designed for use by epidemiology researchers on mobile platforms (tablets and smart phones). The prototyping activity has involved the participation of prospective users working in the Amazon region. Initial results are presented and discussed.en_NZ
dc.publisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.en_NZ
dc.relation.ispartof2012 16th International Conference on Information Visualisation
dc.subjectdisease surveillanceen_NZ
dc.subjectgeospatial visual analyticsen_NZ
dc.subjecthuman factorsen_NZ
dc.subjectinteractive geographical mapsen_NZ
dc.subjectmobile devicesen_NZ
dc.subjecttime-based visualisationen_NZ
dc.subjectVisualisation of disease spreaden_NZ
dc.titleTime-based geographical mapping of communicable diseasesen_NZ
dc.typeConference Contributionen_NZ
dc.relation.isPartOfProc Sixteenth International Conference on Information Visualisationen_NZ

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