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  • Van den Berg, H; Coetzee, S; Cooper, Antony K (2011-06)
    Commons are resources that belong to or affect an entire community. In a Web 2.0 environment, users interact and collaborate with each other to produce user generated content that belongs to the community, i.e. a commons. ...
  • Paasche, H; Eberle, D; Das, Sonali; Cooper, Antony K; Debba, Pravesh; Dietrich, P; Dudeni-Thlone, N; Gläßer, C; Kijko, A; Knobloch, A; Lausch, A; Meyer, U; Smit, A; Stettler, A; Werban, U (Springer Verlag, 2013-11)
    This article reflects discussions German and South African Earth scientists, statisticians and risk analysts had on occasion of two bilateral workshops on Data Integration Technologies for Earth System Modelling and Resource ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Coetzee, S; Kourie, DG (ee Publishers, 2012-10)
    In this paper the authors assess two repositories of volunteered geographical information (VGI) (the 2nd South African Bird Atlas Project and OpenStreetMap) against the seven commonly-used dimensions of the quality of ...
  • Schmitz, Peter MU; Cooper, Antony K; Davidson, A; Rossouw, K (Police Executive Research Forum, 2000)
    The success of crime mapping, as described in this chapter, can be measured by the fact that the state advocate who prosecuted the case gave a seminal on the map to his colleagues. The prosecutor's seminar demonstrated ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Viljoen, NM; Cooper, Antony K; Van Dyk, FE (2013-07)
    Infrastructure development impacts directly on the economic growth and global competitiveness of a country. It is no secret that South Africa needs to drastically revitalise and expand its transport infrastructure, which ...
  • Coetzee, S; Cooper, Antony K (Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Conference, 2008-10)
    The standard defines eleven address types that describe all forms of addresses currently in use in South Africa. The entity relationship diagram (ERD) in SANS 1883-2 includes no fewer than 26 tables and approximately 60 ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Coetzee, S; Kaczmarek, I; Kourie, DG; Iwaniak, A; Kubik, T (AfricaGEO, 2011-05)
    The University of Pretoria in South Africa and the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences in Poland have a joint research project under the SA/Poland Cooperation Agreement on Cooperation in Science and ...
  • Greben, JM; Gledhill, Irvy MA; Cooper, Antony K; De Villiers, R (2010-01)
    The authors examine the question of stability of breakwater structures using the simulation software PhysX. This “physics engine” can be used to construct various packings of breakwater elements, each of which can be used ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Peled, A (2004-07)
    This presentation summarised the work the ICA Working Group has been doing on defining the concepts of the incremental updating and versioning of spatial databases
  • Sinvula, KM; Coetzee, S; Cooper, Antony K; Nangolo, E; Owusu-Banahene, W; Rautenbach, V; Hipondoka, M (Springer, 2013-08)
    In 2011, the Namibian parliament presented and promulgated the Namibian Spatial Data Infrastructure (NamSDI) with the aim of promoting the sharing and improved access and use of geospatial data and services across Namibia. ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Das, Sonali (2009-08)
    In February 2009, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released the pre-print version of its report, "Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward". While the report focused on forensic science in ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Gilfillan, TC; Potgieter, MA; Schmitz, Peter MU; Du Plessis, PM (1999-12)
    Funded by the Innovation Fund of the Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology in South African, the CSIR has been assisting the South African Police Service (SAPS) in projects to investigate the operational ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (2006-04-20)
    In this article, it talks about Data collection, transfer and the development of national standards – critical components necessary for the success of a GIS in South Africa. It again includes National Government’s ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Govender, S; Lance, K; Tieszen, LL (2005-04)
    Data content standards tend to be more accessible. Easier to understand. Used directly by many end users. Immediately applicable to Africa. More susceptible to culture and language – Hence, more important to have local standards
  • Owusu-Banahene, W; Mensah, F; Coetzee, S; Cooper, Antony K; Rautenbach, V; Sinvula, KM; Nangolo, E; Hippondoka, M (GSDI Association, 2013-11)
    The National Framework for Geospatial Information Management (NAFGIM) was a spatial data infrastructure (SDI) initiative in Ghana which started around the year 2000. NAFGIM was developed as an integral part of a national ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Hjelmager, J; Nielsen, A; Rapant, P (International Cartographic Association, 2003-08)
    The International Cartographic Association (ICA) has a number of Commissions, including the Commission on Spatial Data Standards, and this presentation describes some of the work undertaken recently by the Commission. A ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Moellering, H; Hjelmager, J; Rapant, P; Laurent, D; Abad, P; Danko, D (2009-11)
    The Commission on Geospatial Data Standards of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) is working on defining formal models and technical characteristics of Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI). The Commission has ...
  • Phaphana, HM; Cooper, Antony K; Wenhold, F (2014-10)
    Research shows that food choices are affected by the food environment. Similarly, the presence of fruit and vegetables in the home results in greater fruit and vegetable consumption by children. A food desert is an area ...
  • Hjelmager, J; Delgado, T; Moellering, H; Cooper, Antony K; Danko, D; Huet, M; Aalders, HJGL; Martynenko, A (2005-07)
    The Commission on Spatial Data Standards of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) is working on defining spatial models and technical characteristics of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). To date, this work ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Coetzee, S; Rapant, P; Laurent, D; Danko, DM; Iwaniak, A; Peled, A; Moellering, H; Düren, U (Springer Verlag, 2013-08)
    A spatial data infrastructure (SDI) is an evolving concept for facilitating, coordinating and monitoring the exchange and sharing of geospatial data and services. In earlier work, we developed a formal model for an SDI ...