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  • Object-Oriented Design for Temporal GISby Monica Wachowicz

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 132.95

    There has been an increasing demand in GIS for systems that support historical data: time-series data as well as mobility information. From a modelling perspective, there are advantages in integrating object-oriented analysis and design to databases as well as to visualisation capabilities of GIS. Object-Oriented Design for Temporal GIS explores the... more...

  • GIS Basicsby Stephen Wise

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are computer systems for storing, displaying and analyzing spatial data. The past twenty years have seen a rapid growth in their use in government, commerce and academia, and they can be used for managing a network of utilities, from handling census data through to planning the location of a new supermarket. But... more...

  • Virtual Reality in Geographyby Peter Fisher; David Unwin

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 167.95

    The ideas and techniques of virtual reality are now being made available for the creation of artificial or virtual geographies (a virtual geography refers to the creation of artificial geographies for use in research and teaching, using ideas and techniques from the field of virtual reality (VR)). Such virtual geographies are currently being constructed... more...

  • Spatial Data Qualityby Wenzhong Shi; Peter Fisher; Michael F. Goodchild

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 167.95

    As research in the geosciences and social sciences becomes increasingly dependent on computers, applications such as geographical information systems are becoming indispensable tools. But the digital representations of phenomena that these systems require are often of poor quality, leading to inaccurate results, uncertainty, error propagation, and... more...

  • Interoperable and Distributed Processing in GISby Andrej Vckovaki

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 121.95

    This text shows how the principles and technologies of object-oriented programming, distributed processing and internet protocols can be embraced to further the reliability and interoperability of datasets for the professional GIS market. The book describes the central concept of the interface specification between the data consumer and producer -... more...

  • Geographic Information Researchby Massimo Craglia; H Onsrud

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    1. Introduction and Overview 2. GI and Society: Infrastructural, Ethical and Social Issues 3. GI for Analysis and Modelling 4. GIS and Remote Sensing 5. Methodological Issues 6. Data Quality 7. Visualisation and Interfaces more...

  • Life and Motion of Socio-Economic Unitsby Andrew Frank; Jonathan Raper; J. P. Cheylan

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 220.00

    One of the ongoing problems researchers in geography and GIS have is studying data that is inherently spatial over a long period of time. One of the main hurdles they have to overcome is the study of groups of people classified by their socio-economic status (one of the main means for governments, companies and research organisations to group together... more...

  • Remote Sensing and Urban Analysisby Jean-Paul Donnay; Mike J. Barnsley; Paul A. Longley

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 172.95

    One of the key geographical developments over the last two centuries has been that of urbanisation. In recent years this has exploded globally, particularly in developing countries. It is essential for governments, planners and researchers in geography and allied fields to understand this process and the main way of being able to do this is to accurately... more...

  • Spatial Analytical Perspectives On GISby M Fisher; H J Scholten; David Unwin

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 93.95

    The ability to manipulate spatial data in different forms and to extract additional meaning from them is at the heart of GIS, yet genuine spatial analysis tools are rarely incorporated into commercial software, thus seriously limiting their usefulness. The future of GIS technology wil depend largely on the incorporation of more powerful analytical... more...

  • The AGI Source Book For GISby David R. Green

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 94.95

    This sourcebook comprises a series of short papers on topical issues and applications of GIS, as well as directories listing useful information on geographic information in the UK. A wide range of expertise drawn from the GI community in the UK, including the Automobile Association, the Ordnance Survey, local authorities, software vendors and consultants,... more...