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Encyclopedia of Geographical Information Sciences

Author: Shashi Shekhar; Hui Xiong
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Additional Physical Format: Encyclopedia of Geographical Information Sciences
(NL-LeOCL)294805516
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shashi Shekhar; Hui Xiong
ISBN: 9780387359731 0387359737
OCLC Number: 316791812
Description: 1 online resource : ill.
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.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of GIS
Responsibility: Shashi Shekhar, Hui Xiong (eds.).

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