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  • Uncertainty in Remote Sensing and GISby Giles M. Foody; Peter M. Atkinson

    Wiley 2003; US$ 240.95 US$ 208.82

    Remote sensing and geographical information science (GIS) have advanced considerably in recent years. However, the potential of remote sensing and GIS within the environmental sciences is limited by uncertainty, especially in connection with the data sets and methods used. In many studies, the issue of uncertainty has been incompletely addressed. The... more...

  • Community Participation and Geographical Information Systemsby William J. Craig; Trevor M. Harris; Daniel Weiner

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 172.95

    Have you ever considered how much effect information technology has on society throughout the world? Progress often places lower income and marginalized communities at a distinct disadvantage. Community Participation and Geographic Information Systems, however, offers a detailed look at numerous incidences around the world where communities have actually... more...

  • Geography and Ethicsby James D. Proctor; David M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    This book represents a landmark exploration of the common terrain of geography and ethics. Drawing together specially commissioned contributions from distinguished geographers across the UK, North America and Australasia, the place of geography in ethics and of ethics in geography is examined through wide-ranging, thematic chapters. Geography and... more...

  • Uncertainty in Geographical Informationby Jingxiong Zhang; Michael F. Goodchild

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 121.95

    As Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have developed and their applications have been extended, the issue of uncertainty has become increasingly recognized. It is highlighted by the need to demystify the inherently complex geographical world to facilitate computerization in GIS, by the inaccuracies that emerge from man-machine interactions in data... more...

  • Practical GIS Analysisby David L. Verbyla

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 99.95

    The hard part of problem solving using GIS analysis is the selection of the proper tools. The only practical guide for solving geo-spatial problems independent of specific GIS software and hardware, Practical GIS Analysis will teach you how GIS tools work, and how you can use them to solve problems in both vector and grid GIS worlds. The book includes... more...

  • Innovations In GISby M. F. Worboys

    CRC Press 1994; US$ 253.00

    This book aims to offer research at the cutting edge. The individual chapters are fully revised and updated versions of contributions to the first focused scientific symposium on research in geographic information systems GISRUK. The book provides the reader with a comprehensive outline of the full range and diversity of innovative research programmes... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...