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  • 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...

  • Geographic Information Systemsby David Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 75.95

    This second edition of Geographic Information Systems builds on the strengths of the first, and incorporates important recent advances in GIS development and major new socioeconomic datasets including new census data. Martin presents an accessible introduction to the history, principles and techniques of GIS, with a unique focus on socioeconomic applications.... more...

  • Spatial Analysis And GISby S Fotheringham; Peter Rogerson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    Geographic information systems represent an exciting and rapidly expanding technology via which spatial data may be captured, stored, retrieved, displayed, manipulated and analysed. Applications of this technology include detailed inventories of land use parcels. Spatial patterns of disease, geodemographics, environmental management and macroscale... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    Geographic Information Research is a broad discipline, and is being actively pursued world-wide. A group of researchers in both North America and Europe have come together as contributors to this volume as a way of combining their expertise. The emphasis is on matters of political, strategic and organizational importance, rather than on technology... 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...