A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science

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Robert B. McMaster, E. Lynn Usery
CRC Press, 30/08/2004 - 416 páginas
A close relationship exists between GIS and numerous applications, including cartography, photogrammetry, geodesy, surveying, computer and information science, and statistics, among others. Scientists coined the term "geographic information science (GIScience)" to describe the theory behind these fields. A Research Agenda for Geographic Information
 

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Índice

Chapter 1 Introduction to the UCGIS Research Agenda
1
Chapter 2 Spatial Data Acquisition and Integration
17
Chapter 3 Cognition of Geographic Information
61
Chapter 4 Scale
93
Chapter 5 Extensions to Geographic Representations
129
Chapter 6 Spatial Analysis and Modeling in a GIS Environment
157
Chapter 7 Research Issues on Uncertainty in Geographic Data and GISBased Analysis
197
Chapter 8 The Future of the Spatial Information Infrastructure
225
Interrelation Integration and Transformation
287
Chapter 11 Geographic Visualization
313
Chapter 12 Ontological Foundations for Geographic Information Science
335
Chapter 13 Remotely Acquired Data and Information in GIScience
351
Chapter 14 Geospatial Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
365
Chapter 15 Postscript on the UCGIS and Research
389
Index
393
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Chapter 9 Distributed and Mobile Computing
257

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Robert McMaster, University of Minnesota E. Lynn Usery, University of Georgia and U.S. Geological Survey

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