Cloud GIS for Crime Mapping

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Harpinder Singh, Rajneesh Kumar, Amardeep Singh, P.K. Litoria
Published Date:
April 30, 2012
Volume 2, Issue 3
57 - 60

cloud gis, crime mapping, google fusion table
Harpinder Singh, Rajneesh Kumar, Amardeep Singh, P.K. Litoria, "Cloud GIS for Crime Mapping". International Journal of Research in Computer Science, 2 (3): pp. 57-60, April 2012. doi:10.7815/ijorcs.23.2012.030 Other Formats


In developing countries, the lack of infrastructure like GPS (Global positioning system) and GIS (Geographic Information system) have hindered the growth of the police department. This paper proposes a simple, useful and cost effective solution for crime mapping. Google cloud resources like satellite data, application and GIS software have been used to develop this application. The developer requires only a simple computer connected to the internet. The source of crime data is the RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds from various news websites.

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