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Interoperating geographic information systems

Author: Michael F Goodchild; et al
Publisher: Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1999]
Series: Kluwer international series in engineering and computer science.
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Geographic information systems have developed rapidly, and are a major class of software, with applications that include infrastructure maintenance, resource management, agriculture, Earth science,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Goodchild; et al
ISBN: 0792384369 9780792384366
OCLC Number: 639710465
Description: XXII, 509 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Contributors. Preface. About the Editors. Theory and Concepts. 1. Introduction; M.J. Egenhofer. 2. Changing focus on interoperability in information systems: from system, syntax, structure to semantics; A.P. Sneth. 3. Interoperability and spatial information theory; A. Vckovski. 4. The Open GIS Consortium and progress toward interoperability in GIS; C.A. Kottman. 5. Probing the concept of information communities - a first step toward semantic interoperability; Y.A. Bishr, et al. 6. Characterizing the semantic content of geographic data, models, and systems; M.N. Gahegan. 7. Designing for interoperability: Overcoming semantic differences; F. Harvey. 8. Interoperability by exchanging executable content; A. Vckovski. 9. Supporting interoperation of GIS objects; S. Nittel, R.R. Muntz. 10. A specification language for interoperable GIS; A.U. Frank, W. Kuhn. Modeling in Distributed Environments. 11. Introduction; M.F. Goodchild. 12. Interoperability of geographic information: From the spreadsheet to virtual environments; P.P. Goncalves, et al. 13. Geographical modeling in heterogeneous computing environments; D.A. Bennett, et al. 14. Geospatial information extraction: Querying or quarrying? A. Voisard, M. Jurgens. 15. Geospatial modeling: A case study for a statewide land information strategy; D. Pullar, K. Stock. 16. Information brokers for a Web-based geographic information system; I. Finch, E. Small. 17.Automated metadata interpretation to assist in the use of unfamiliar GIS data sources; B.S. Plewe, S.R. Johnson. Systems and Experiences. 18. Introduction; C.A. Kottman. 19. IRIS: A tool to support data anlysis with maps; G.L. Andrienko, N.V. Andrienko. 20. Geo ToolKit: Opening access to object-oriented geodata stores; O. Balovnev, et al. 21. The geospatial interoperability problem: Lessons learned from building the GeoLens prototype; C. Behrens, et al. 22. A middleware architecture for transparent access to multiple spatial object databases; S.K. Cha, et al. 23. Interoperating geographic information systems using the open geospatial datastore interface (OGDI); G. Clement, et al. 24. DIAL: A Web-based interoperable scientific data distribution system; Liping Di, et al. 25. Using the Internet to access geographic information: An Open GIS prototype; F.T. Fonseca, C.A. Davis Jr. 26. GEOLIB: A software component for making GIS tools interoperable; D. Kvedarauskas, et al. 27. Software agent-oriented frameworks for the interoperability of georeferenced digital libraries on the World Wide Web: The SIGAL project; Z. Maamar, et al. 28. Interoperability with the Earth Science Remote Access Tool (ESRAT); R.G. Raskin, E.R. Dobinson. 29. Multi-server Internet GIS: Standardization and practical experiences; C. van den Berg, et al. 30. A visual geospatial information server (VGIS) providing transparent access to heterogeneous sources; Chuanchu Wang, Jiankang Wu. Education, Institutions, and Markets. 31.
Series Title: Kluwer international series in engineering and computer science.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Goodchild ... [et al.].

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