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GIS : A Computing Perspective

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 390 pages
  • 174.2 x 249.4 x 17.5mm | 762.05g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0748400656
  • 9780748400652

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 Systemsshow more

About Michael F. Worboys

Worboys; M. F. University of Maine, Orono, USA,show more

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