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Representations of space and time

Author: Donna J Peuquet
Publisher: New York ; London : Guilford Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how geospatial knowledge can be analysed and represented in a manner that is not only accurate and coherent, but also makes intuitive sense to the end user.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna J Peuquet
ISBN: 1572307730 9781572307735
OCLC Number: 1042882037
Description: xii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I: THEORIES OF WORLD KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION1. Introduction2. Representation versus Reality3. Acquiring World Knowledge: The Overall Process4. Storing World Knowledge: Some Elements of Conceptual Structure5. Acquiring World Knowledge through Direct Experience6. From Observation to Understanding7. Acquiring Geographic Knowledge through Indirect Experience8. How Spatial Knowledge Is EncodedPART II: THE COMPUTER AS A TOOL FOR STORING AND ACQUIRING SPATIAL KNOWLEDGEIntroduction to Part II: New Tools, New Opportunities9. The Computer as Medium10. Storing Geographic Data11. A New Perspective for Geographic Database Representation12. Interacting with Databases 13. Issues for Implementing Advanced Geographic Databases14. Epilogue: Moving Forward
Responsibility: Donna J. Peuquet.

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"This book is unique in capturing a full range of topics about managing geographic information in principle and practice. It examines how space and time have been understood from the Classical era to Read more...

 
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