Gis A Computing Perspective Cl
This aims to make the computing principles underlying geographic databases understandable and accessible to current and potential users of such systems. It overviews database system philosophy; describes database concepts eg storage, retrieval, architecture, conceptual modelling, and database querying.It then focuses on the characteristics of GIS, spatial data and spatial databases, concluding with a discussion of current/future research trends.
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- Hardback | 390 pages
- 178 x 254 x 25.4mm | 771g
- 30 Oct 1995
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
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Table of contents
1.Introduction 2. Fundamental Database Concepts 3. Fundamental Spatial Concepts 4. Models of Spatial Information 5. Representations and Algorithms 6. Structures and Access Methods 7. Architectures and Interfaces 8. Next Generation Systems
About Michael F. Worboys
Worboys; M. F. University of Maine, Orono, USA,