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Encyclopedia of geographic information science

Author: Karen K Kemp; Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the essence of this new field in an easily understood but detailed style. Includes contributions from some of the best recognized scholars in GIScience, as well as contributions from experts in GIS' supporting disciplines who explore how their disciplinary perspectives are expanded within the context of GIScience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Wörterbuch
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2007029725
(OCoLC)156902322
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen K Kemp; Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 9781412953962 1412953960 9781412913133 1412913136
OCLC Number: 238786946
Notes: "A SAGE reference publication."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2008. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 558 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Access to Geographic Information --
Accuracy --
Address Standard, U.S. --
Agent-Based Models --
Aggregation --
Analytical Cartography --
Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE) --
Attributes --
BLOB --
Cadastre --
Canada Geographic Information System (CGIS) --
Cartograms --
Cartographic Modeling --
Cartography --
Cellular Automata --
Census --
Census, U.S. --
Chorley Report --
Choropleth Map --
Classification, Data --
Cognitive Science --
Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) --
Coordinate Systems --
Coordination of Information on the Environment (CORINE) --
Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights --
COSIT Conference Series --
Cost-Benefit Analysis --
Cost Surface --
Critical GIS --
Cybergeography --
Data Access Policies --
Database, Spatial --
Database Design --
Database Management System (DBMS) --
Data Conversion --
Data Integration --
Data Mining, Spatial --
Data Modeling --
Data Structures --
Data Warehouse --
Datum --
Density --
Diffusion --
Digital Chart of the World (DCW) --
Digital Earth --
Digital Elevation Model (DEM) --
Digital Library --
Direction --
Discrete Versus Continuous Phenomena --
Distance --
Distributed GIS --
Ecological Fallacy --
Economics of Geographic Information --
Effects, First- and Second-Order --
Elevation --
Enterprise GIS --
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) --
ERDAS --
Error Propagation --
Ethics in the Profession --
Evolutionary Algorithms --
Experimental Cartography Unit (ECU) --
Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis (ESDA) --
Extensible Markup Language (XML) --
Extent --
Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) --
First Law of Geography --
Fractals --
Fragmentation --
Framework Data --
Fuzzy Logic --
Gazetteers --
Generalization, Cartographic --
Geocoding --
Geocomputation --
Geodemographics --
Geodesy --
Geodetic Control Framework --
Geographical Analysis Machine (GAM) --
Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) --
Geographic Information Law --
Geographic Information Science (GISci) --
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) --
Geography Markup Language (GML) --
Geomatics --
Geometric Primitives --
Geoparsing --
Georeference --
Georeferencing, Automated --
Geospatial Intelligence --
Geostatistics --
Geovisualization --
GIS/LIS Consortium and Conference Series --
Global Positioning System (GPS) --
Google Earth --
GRASS --
Harvard Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis --
Historical Studies, GIS for --
IDRISI --
Image Processing --
Index, Spatial --
Integrity Constraints --
Intergraph --
Interoperability --
Interpolation --
Intervisibility --
Isoline --
Isotropy --
Kernel --
Land Information Systems --
Layer --
Legend --
Liability Associated with Geographic Information --
Licenses, Data and Software --
LiDAR --
Life Cycle --
Linear Referencing --
Location-Allocation Modeling --
Location-Based Services (LBS) --
Logical Expressions --
Manifold GIS --
MapInfo --
Mathematical Model --
Mental Map --
Metadata, Geospatial --
Metaphor, Spatial and Map --
Metes and Bounds --
MicroStation --
Minimum Bounding Rectangle --
Minimum Mapping Unit (MMU) --
Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP) --
Multicriteria Evaluation --
Multidimensional Scaling (MDS) --
Multiscale Representations --
Multivalued Logic --
Multivariate Mapping --
National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) --
National Geodetic Survey (NGS) --
National Map Accuracy Standards (NMAS) --
National Mapping Agencies --
Natural Area Coding System (NACS) --
Needs Analysis --
Network Analysis --
Network Data Structures --
Neural Networks --
Nonstationarity --
Normalization --
Object Orientation (OO) --
Ontology --
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) --
Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGF) --
Open Standards --
Optimization --
Ordnance Survey (OS) --
Outliers --
Pattern Analysis --
Photogrammetry --
Polygon Operations --
Postcodes --
Precision --
Privacy --
Projection --
Public Participation GIS (PPGIS) --
Qualitative Analysis --
Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) --
Quantitative Revolution --
Raster --
Regionalized Variables --
Remote Sensing --
Representation --
Sampling --
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) --
Scale --
Scales of Measurement --
Semantic Interoperability --
Semantic Network --
Shaded Relief --
Simulation --
Slope Measures --
Software, GIS --
Spatial Analysis --
Spatial Autocorrelation --
Spatial Cognition --
Spatial Data Architecture --
Spatial Data Infrastructure --
Spatial Data Server --
Spatial Decision Support Systems --
Spatial Econometrics --
Spatial Filtering --
Spatial Heterogeneity --
Spatial Interaction --
Spatialization --
Spatial Literacy --
Spatial Query --
Spatial Reasoning --
Spatial Relations, Qualitative --
Spatial Statistics --
Spatial Weights --
Spatiotemporal Data Models --
Specifications --
Spline --
Standards --
State Plane Coordinate System --
Structured Query Language (SQL) --
Symbolization --
System Implementation --
Terrain Analysis --
Tessellation --
Three-Dimensional GIS --
Three-Dimensional Visualization --
TIGER --
Tissot's Indicatrix --
Topographic Map --
Topology --
Transformation, Coordinate --
Transformation, Datum --
Transformations, Cartesian Coordinate --
Triangulated Irregular Networks (TIN) --
Uncertainty and Error --
Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) --
University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) --
User Interface --
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) --
Virtual Environments --
Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) --
Visual Variables --
Web GIS --
Web Service --
Z-Values. Editorial board --
List of entries --
Reader's guide --
About the editor and advisory board --
Contributors --
Introduction --
A-Z --
Index.
Responsibility: editor, Karen K. Kemp.

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