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Mathematical geography. Cartography

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  • Algorithmic Foundation of Multi-Scale Spatial Representationby Zhilin Li

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 146.95

    With the widespread use of GIS, multi-scale representation has become an important issue in the realm of spatial data handling. However, no book to date has systematically tackled the different aspects of this discipline. Emphasizing map generalization, Algorithmic Foundation of Multi-Scale Spatial Representation addresses the mathematical basis of... more...

  • Self-Made Mapby Tom Conley

    University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 42.00

    In this wide-ranging and fascinating work, Tom Conley demonstrates that "a new cartographic impulse" during the French Renaissance gave rise to a new sense of self, one defined in part by the relationship of self and space. more...

  • Beginning MapServerby Bil Kropla

    Springer 2005; US$ 31.49

    A comprehensive introduction to MapServer, an Open Source geographic information systems (GIS) development platform used for integrating mapping technology into Internet applications. more...

  • Applied Remote Sensing for Urban Planning, Governance and Sustainabilityby Maik Netzband; William Stefanov; Charles Redman

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    Sometimes, science questions don't match well with what the operational problems and concerns of a given city are. This book presents data from six urban regions from all over the world, and explains what the questions are, and how one can use data and scientific skills to help answer them. more...

  • Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Databy Russell G. Congalton; Kass Green

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95

    Accuracy assessment of maps derived from remotely sensed data has continued to grow since the first edition of this groundbreaking book. As a result, the much-anticipated new edition is significantly expanded and enhanced to reflect growth in the field. The new edition features three new chapters, including: Fuzzy accuracy assessment ... more...

  • Anti-personnel Landmine Detection for Humanitarian Deminingby Katsuhisa Furuta; Jun Ishikawa

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Describes various technologies developed during a Japanese National Research Project which ran from 2002-2007 to meet the challenge of developing practical detection systems that can discriminate between anti-personnel land mines and the innocent metal fragments that frequently litter minefields confusing conventional and metal-detecting methods. more...

  • Advances in GIScienceby Monika Sester; Lars Bernard; Volker Paelke

    Springer 2009; US$ 269.00

    Includes peer-reviewed papers covering topical research in GIScience. This book addresses aspects of remote sensing and image understanding. It is suitable for researchers, practitioners, and students interested in different findings in GIScience. more...

  • Basic GIS Coordinates, Second Editionby Jan Van Sickle

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95

    Coordinates are the foundation of GIS, cartography, and surveying, to name just a few fields. Computers have an astounding capacity for repetition and they possess a superior ability to handle the mathematics behind coordinate manipulation?but they are very bad at interpreting coordinates and coordinate systems. Basic GIS Coordinates, Second Edition... more...

  • Mapheadby Ken Jennings

    Scribner 2011; US$ 16.00

    It comes as no surprise that, as a kid, Jeopardy! legend Ken Jennings slept with a bulky Hammond world atlas by his pillow every night. Maphead recounts his lifelong love affair with geography and explores why maps have always been so fascinating to him and to fellow enthusiasts everywhere. Jennings takes readers on a world tour of geogeeks from... more...

  • The Map Readerby Martin Dodge; Rob Kitchin; Chris Perkins

    Wiley 2011; US$ 133.95

    WINNER OF THE CANTEMIR PRIZE 2012 awarded by the Berendel Foundation The Map Reader brings together, for the first time, classic and hard-to-find articles on mapping. This book provides a wide-ranging and coherent edited compendium of key scholarly writing about the changing nature of cartography over the last half century. The editorial... more...