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  • 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...

  • Teaching and Learning Geographyby Daniella Tilbury; Michael Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95

    This book provides a clear overview of current thinking on the teaching and learning of geography. It is an ideal companion to all students beginning a career in teaching the subject in secondary schools. The chapters are written by experienced teacher educators and bridge both theory and practice. The writers focus on the continuities, whilst setting... 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...

  • 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...