Innovations In GIS : Selected Papers from the Fourth National Conference on Gis Research U.K
Derived from presentations made at the fourth annual UK National Conference on GIS Research, this work consists of contributions by leading experts in: geography, mathematics, computing science, surveying, archaeology, planning and medicine.
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- Paperback | 312 pages
- 178 x 248 x 19mm | 612g
- 01 Jun 1997
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Part 1 Data modelling and spatial data structures: a multiresolution data storage scheme for 3D GIS, J. Mark Ware and Christopher Jones; storage efficient techniques for digital, David Kidner and Derek Smith; modelling historical change in Southern Corsica - temporal GIS development using an extensible database system, Janet Bragg and Nick Ryan; toward a model for multimedia Geographical Information Systems, Dean Lombardo and Zarine Kemp. Part 2 Spatial analysis: recent advances in the exploratory analysis of inter-regional flows in space and time, Duane Marble et al; a genetic programming approach to building new spatial models relevant to GIS, Ian Turton et al; exploring categorial spatial data - an interactive approach, Chris Brunsdon; a universal translator of linguistic hedges for the handling of uncertainty and fitness-for-use in Geographical Information Systems, Allan Brimicombe; scripting and tool integration in spatial analysis - prototyping local indicators and distance statistics, Roger Bivand. Part 3 Environmental modelling: environmental modelling with Geographic Information Systems, Peter Burrough; VGIS - a shell for the conceptual design of environmental models, Jochen Albrecht et al; mapping sub-pixel boundaries from remotely sensed images, Peter Atkinson; towards a four-dimensional GIS - four-dimensional interpolation utilizing Kriging, Eric Miller; assessing the influence of digital terrain model characteristics in tropical slope stability analysis, Jim Hartshorne. Part 4 GIS - science, ethics and infrastructure: GIS without computers - building geographic information science from the ground up, Helen Couclelis; the ethics of six actors in the Geographical Information Systems arena, Peter Fisher; geographic information - a resource, a commodity, an asset or an infrastructure?, Robert Barr and Ian Masser. Part 5 GIS - the impact of the Internet: designing a scientific database query server using the World Wide Web - the example of tephrabase, Anthony Newton et al; open spatial decision-making - evaluating the potential of the World Wide Web, Steve Carver et al.
About Zarine Kemp
Kemp; Zarine University of Kent. Canterbury, UK,