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Encyclopedia of GIS

Author: Shashi Shekhar; Hui Xiong
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Genre/Form: Enciclopedias y diccionarios
Enciclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shashi Shekhar; Hui Xiong
ISBN: 9780387359755 0387359753 9780387308586 038730858X
OCLC Number: 427466393
Description: xxxix, 1370 p. : il
Contents: From the contents Preface.- 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.
Responsibility: Shashi Shekhar, Hui Xiong, eds.

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