Beyond Mapping. Concepts, Algorithms, and Issues in GIS

  • ID: 2214925
  • Book
  • 246 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This book discusses maps as data with data structure implications; roving windows; spatial data modeling and management; assessing variability, shape, and pattern of map features; overlaying maps; cost–benefit analysis; algorithms involved in slope, distance, and connectivity; and cartographic and spatial modeling. A disk containing four–color graphics, including charts and maps, is also available. Provides a GIS glossary. Includes a list of recommended readings for each topic. Compiles international GIS instructions and presents contact details and information on each.
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Maps as Data and Data Structure Implications.

Measuring Effective Distance and Connectivity.

Roving Windows: Assessment of Neighborhood Characteristics.

What GIS Is and Isn′t: Spatial Data Mapping, Management, Modeling, and More.

Assessing Variability, Shape, and Pattern of Map Features.

Overlaying Maps and Characterizing Error Propagation.

Overlaying Maps and Summarizing the Results.

Scoping GIS: What to Consider.

Slope, Distance, and Connectivity: Their Algorithms.

Cartographic and Spatial Modeling.

Epilog.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.
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Joseph K. Berry
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