Geographic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)

Geographic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)

Release Date: September, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 2102
ISBN13: 9781466620384|ISBN10: 1466620382|EISBN13: 9781466620391|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2038-4

Description

Developments in technologies have evolved in a much wider use of technology throughout science, government, and business; resulting in the expansion of geographic information systems. GIS is the academic study and practice of presenting geographical data through a system designed to capture, store, analyze, and manage geographic information.

Geographic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a collection of knowledge on the latest advancements and research of geographic information systems. This book aims to be useful for academics and practitioners involved in geographical data.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Database Technology
  • Geographic Information Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geographical Data
  • Spatial Data Infrastructure
  • Spatial Decision Support Theory

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.

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