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Time-integrative geographic information systems : management and analysis of spatio-temporal data

Author: Thomas Ott; Frank Swiaczny
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Ott; Frank Swiaczny
ISBN: 3540410163 9783540410164
OCLC Number: 46481758
Description: xiii, 234 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements: Internet Browser, Acrobat reader, Windows 95/NT or later.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1 Introduction --
1.1 The relationship of space and time --
1.2 Targets and contents of the book --
1.2.1 What this book is about --
1.2.2 What this book is not about --
1.2.3 How to use this book --
1.2.4 Structure and organization of the book --
1.3 Further Reading --
1.3.1 Introductions in GIS and reference books --
1.3.2 Data capturing, data management, database technology --
and data storage --
1.3.3 Land survey, cadastre, remote sensing and GPS --
1.3.4 Map projections and reference systems --
1.3.5 Data models, topology and spatial queries --
1.3.6 Spatial statistics, spatial analysis and spatial modelling --
1.3.7 Data warehousing and decision support systems --
1.3.8 Visualisation techniques, cartography and Web-GIS --
1.3.9 GIS project management and applications of GIS --
1.3.10 Manuals and programming language handbooks --
1.3.11 Philosophical, social, political and legal aspects of GIS --
2 Conceptualising real world entities in spatio-temporal GIS --
2.1 The geographer's perspective on space and time --
2.2 Modelling the real world in Geographic Information Systems --
2.2.1 Steps in building a GIS --
2.2.2 Stages of abstraction in modelling a GIS --
2.2.3 Conceptualising the real world in GIS --
2.2.4 Geo-coding --
2.2.5 Geo-referencing --
2.3 The representation of space in GIS --
2.3.1 Vector data models --
2.3.2 Raster data models --
2.4 Integration of external models in Geographic Information Systems --
2.4.1 The dasymetric mapping problem --
2.4.2 The modifiable areal unit problem --
2.4.3 The closed number set problem --
2.4.4 The ecological fallacy problem --
2.5 Spatio-temporal dimensions in GIS --
3 Integrating time in Geographic Information Systems --
3.1 Different types of time. --
3.2 Conceptualising time in GIS --
3.2.1 Snapshots --
3.2.2 Time slices --
3.2.3 Topology of time --
3.2.4 Space-time composite --
3.2.5 The amendment vector method --
3.2.6 ER-models of temporal objects --
3.2.7 Spatio-temporal object model --
3.3 Event and database time --
3.4 Version management --
3.5 Types of temporal databases --
4 Implementation of time in GIS --
4.1 Implementation problems --
4.2 Project design --
4.2.1 Top down approach --
4.2.2 Bottom up approach --
4.2.3 Acquiring the technology --
4.3 Implementation constraints --
4.3.1 Data sources --
4.4 Spatio-temporal GIS approaches --
4.4.1 Temporal point maps --
4.4.2 Gazetteer method --
4.4.3 Raster cell spatio-temporal GIS --
4.4.4 Past in present snapshots --
4.4.5 Time slices overlay method --
4.4.6 Least common geometries method --
4.4.7 Pseudo-object GIS --
5 Processing and analysis of temporal data inside a GIS --
5.1 Common GIS analysis functions --
5.2 Spatial and thematic queries --
5.2.1 Spatial queries --
5.2.2 Thematic queries --
5.2.3 Statistical analysis --
5.2.4 Overlay and split --
5.2.5 Geometric-topological operations --
5.2.6 Interpolation --
5.2.7 Network functions --
5.3 Temporal queries --
5.4 Process analysis and simulation --
6 The visualization of spatio-temporal processes --
6.1 Basic concepts of spatio-temporal visualisation --
6.2 Displaying time on a map --
6.3 Multidimensional GIS --
6.4 GIS and Multimedia --
7 Examples --
7.1 Building a historical GIS --
7.2 Studying historical transport networks --
7.3 Exploring cultural landscape change --
7.4 Working with cadastres --
7.5 Predicting wildfires --
7.6 Mapping urban growth --
7.7 Reconstructing archaeological excavations --
7.8 Mining for business data --
8 Conclusion --
8.1 Summary --
8.2 Outlook --
9 Appendix --
9.1 Research bibliography --
9.2 Internet links --
9.3 CD-ROM with examples / code from the book.
Responsibility: Thomas Ott, Frank Swiaczny.
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