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Encyclopedia of GIS

Author: Shashi Shekhar; Hui Xiong
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2009], ©2008.
Series: Springer reference
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Encyclopedia of GIS provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide, contributed by experts and peer-reviewed for accuracy, and alphabetically arranged for convenient access. The reference will  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Encyclopédie (Descripteur de forme)
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shashi Shekhar; Hui Xiong
ISBN: 9780387359731 0387359737
OCLC Number: 756971346
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 20 janv. 2009).
Details: Mode d'accès: Web.
Contents: From the contentsPreface.- Active Database Technology.- Computational Geometry.- Critical Evaluation of Standards Proposals.- Data Semantics and Models.- Geoinformatics.- Geoprivacy.- Geosecurity.-Geospatial Data Versioning.- Graphical Aspects.- Human Spatial Reasoning.- Image Databases.- Interoperability and Standards.- Languages for Metadata Management.- Management of Raster and Vector Data.- Middleware Architectures.- Practical Approaches from Computational Geometry.- Real-Time Spatio-Temporal Databases.- Spatial Aspects of Bioinformatics.- Spatial Aspects of Mobile Computing.- Spatial Cognition.- Spatial Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery.- Spatial Extensibility of O-R DBMSs.- Systems Architectures.- Technology Forecasting and Transfer.- Traffic Management System.- Uncertainty and Imprecision.- Virtual Reality and 3D.- Visual Query Languages.- Wireless Networks.- Index.
Series Title: Springer reference
Responsibility: Shashi Shekhar, Hui Xiong (eds.).


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