Handbook of Research on Geographic Information Systems Applications and Advancements

Handbook of Research on Geographic Information Systems Applications and Advancements

Sami Faiz (University of Tunis El Manar Tunis, Tunisia) and Khaoula Mahmoudi (LTSIRS Laboratory, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia)
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Release Date: October, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 650|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0937-0
ISBN13: 9781522509370|ISBN10: 1522509372|EISBN13: 9781522509387
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The proper management of geographic data can provide assistance to a number of different sectors within society. As such, it is imperative to continue advancing research for spatial data analysis.

The Handbook of Research on Geographic Information Systems Applications and Advancements presents a thorough overview of the latest developments in effective management techniques for collecting, processing, analyzing, and utilizing geographical data and information. Highlighting theoretical frameworks and relevant applications, this book is an ideal reference source for researchers, academics, professionals, and students actively involved in the field of geographic information systems.

Topics Covered

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

  • Data Mining
  • Disaster Management
  • Image Processing Techniques
  • Land Degradation Mapping
  • Land Use
  • Remote Sensing
  • Smart Cities
  • Urban Planning

Reviews and Testimonials

Computer scientists explore fundamental and applied research in geographical information systems (GIS) for students, instructors, researchers, and anyone interested in using or understanding such systems. Among the topics are GIS use for mapping land degradation: a review of research carried out in Tunisia, an enhanced fuzzy-perceptory approach for dealing with geographic data imprecision from conceptual modeling to fuzzy geographical database building, extracting knowledge from geographical databases to produce land use data, geospatial and spatio-temporal analysis in health research, and a paradigm of improving land information management.

– Protoview Reviews

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Sami Faïz is a PhD in Computer Science from Orsay University (Paris 11). He is actually Full Professor in Computer Science at the Higher Institute of Multimedia Arts of Manouba and member of the Laboratory of Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Systems. He published more than 150 papers in specialized conferences and journals. He’s also the author of three books in the framework of GIS. Prof. Faïz is a scientific and organizing member of various international conferences. He’s also the founder of many national and international projects in Geomatics.
Khaoula Mahmoudi is a holder of a PhD in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at the Higher School of Communication of Tunis (SUP’COM) further to obtaining a master degree in business data processing at the Higher Institute of Management (ISG-Tunis). She taught in several institutes since 2001 and currently she is an Assistant-Professor in Computer Science at FSEGN - University of Carthage. Khaoula Mahmoudi is a member of Laboratoire de Télédétection et Systèmes d’Informations à Références Spatiales (LTSIRS) – ENIT. She is concerned with research activities in the area of the enrichment of geographic databases. She presented and published numerous articles in different conferences books and Journals.