Geoprocessing services are currently a hot topic in research and industry for enabling the dynamic generation of web-based geoinformation in Spatial Data Infrastructures. An overview and an in-depth analysis of this new approach are missing yet. However, they are necessary to support upcoming projects and to streamline research towards fully web-based geoinformation. Thus, this paper provides a detailed overview about recent publications and projects concerning geoprocessing services. Research commonalities among these works are extracted. Based on this analysis, a research agenda for geoprocessing services is formulated and discussed. The research agenda identifies three major research issues, which are promising for enabling web-based geoinformation: Semantic descriptions of geoprocessing services, orchestration of geoprocessing services and approaches for performance enhancements.
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|12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science 2009
|Jan Haunert, B. Kieler, J. Milde
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|Published - 2009