Search the World's Largest Database of Information Science & Technology Terms & Definitions
InfInfoScipedia LogoScipedia
A Free Service of IGI Global Publishing House
Below please find a list of definitions for the term that
you selected from multiple scholarly research resources.

What is Snapshot

Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics
Data captured instantly at a point in time. Most remote sensing imageries are considered snapshots, even though not all pixels are scanned at the same time.
Published in Chapter:
Challenges and Critical Issues for Temporal GIS Research and Technologies
May Yuan (University of Oklahoma, USA)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 10
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-995-3.ch019
Temporal Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology has been a top research subject since late the 1980s. Langran’s Time in Geographic Information Systems (Langran, 1992) sets the first milestone in research that addresses the integration of temporal information and functions into GIS frameworks. Since then, numerous monographs, books, edited collections, and conference proceedings have been devoted to related subjects. There is no shortage of publications in academic journals or trade magazines on new approaches to temporal data handling in GIS, or on conceptual and technical advances in spatiotemporal representation, reasoning, database management, and modeling. However, there is not yet a full-scale, comprehensive temporal GIS available. Most temporal GIS technologies developed so far are either still in the research phase (e.g., TEMPEST developed by Peuquet and colleagues at Pennsylvania State University in the United States) or with an emphasis on mapping (e.g., STEMgis developed by Discovery Software in the United Kingdom).
Full Text Chapter Download: US $37.50 Add to Cart
More Results
Virtual Learning Environments for a New Teaching Methodology
And 'a photograph taken in SecondLife®, normally using the appropriate button.
Full Text Chapter Download: US $37.50 Add to Cart
Using Snapshots for Organizing Work Environment With Virtual Machines
Technology that allows saving the state, disk data, and configuration of a virtual machine at a specific point in time.
Full Text Chapter Download: US $37.50 Add to Cart
eContent Pro Discount Banner
InfoSci OnDemandECP Editorial ServicesAGOSR