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Record number 406444
Title Evaluating the application of the multi-view spatial data infrastructure assessment framework
Author(s) Grus, L.; Crompvoets, J.W.H.C.; Bregt, A.K.; Loenen, B. van; Delgado Fernandez, T.; Vandenbroucke, D.
Source Journal of Spatial Science 56 (2011)1. - ISSN 1449-8596 - p. 121 - 141.
Department(s) Laboratory of Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing
Centre Geo-information
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) systems
Abstract As a response to the growing interest in assessing Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs) the Multi-view SDI assessment framework has been proposed. The Multi-view SDI assessment framework collects multiple assessment approaches and methods with the aim to assess many different aspects of SDI in a comprehensive and unbiased way. Despite the potential strengths of the framework, its complex design raises concerns about its usability and applicability for SDI assessment. In this article we evaluate the application of the Multi-view SDI assessment framework. In addition, we ask the potential users of the framework to evaluate its applicability to assess SDIs. The results show that the framework could be applied to 21 National SDIs. Evaluation of the application process reveals that the completeness of assessment data and time needed to measure indicators depends strongly on the assessment methods used. It is recommended to use those methods that need less time to measure assessment indicators. The results also show that a significant part of the measurements could not be done due to survey questions not being filled in by the respondents. The results also show that the users tend to agree with the applicability of the Multi-view SDI assessment framework to assess SDIs
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