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CAD and GIS Integration

1st Edition

By Hassan A. Karimi, Burcu Akinci

Auerbach Publications

247 pages | 33 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781420068054
pub: 2009-12-17
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When used together effectively, computer-aided design (CAD) and geospatial information systems (GIS) have a solid track record for streamlining decision making and reducing inefficiencies in the design, planning, and execution of critical operations and projects. And a growing number of engineering tasks in numerous fields—including design, architecture, construction, and asset management—now require the knowledge of many interrelated yet disconnected CAD/GIS tools and task-specific software.

A multidisciplinary resource delineating existing and emerging solutions for CAD/GIS integration issues, CAD and GIS Integration provides a clear understanding of the state of the art in this area of growing importance. It brings together in-depth descriptions of existing and emerging techniques, methodologies, and technologies to examine approaches that enable data and operations interoperability between CAD/GIS. Starting with a review of fundamental concepts and theories, the book:

  • Addresses contemporary issues and challenges
  • Provides a collection of helpful methodologies, techniques, and technologies for integrating CAD and GIS
  • Presents balanced coverage of CAD and GIS technologies and applications
  • Highlights emerging trends in CAD/GIS integration
  • Explores the state-of-the-art in the application of CAD and GIS technologies, data, and operations for decision making

From early developments to current trends and future directions, this concise resource allows you to get up to speed quickly on what it takes to get the most of these two dynamic technologies. Numerous example applications of effective CAD/GIS integration provide the understanding needed to improve designs, make better decisions, and reduce or even eliminate costly errors in your next project.

Table of Contents

Current Trends and Future Directions in CAD, Omer Akın

Current Trends and Future Directions in GIS, Piyawan Kasemsuppakorn, Duangduen Roongpiboonsopit, and Hassan A. Karimi

CAD/GIS Integration: Rationale and Challenges, Omer Akin

Interoperable Methodologies and Techniques in CAD, Semiha Kiziltas , Fernanda Leite, Burcu Akinci, and Robert R. Lipman

Interoperable Methodologies and Techniques in CAD-GIS Integration Standardization Efforts: The Open Geospatial Consortium Perspective, Carl Reed

CAD/GIS Integration Issues for Seamless Navigation between Indoor and Outdoor Environments, Mahsa Ghafourian and Hassan A. Karimi

Semantics in CAD/GIS Integration, Michael J. Casey and Sriharsha Vankadara

Ontologies for Linking CAD/GIS, Tamer El-Diraby and Hesham Osman

CAD and GIS Interoperability through Semantic .Web Services, Burcu Akinci, Hassan A. Karimi, Anu Pradhan, Cheng-Chi en Wu, and Greg Fichtl


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Database Management / General
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
COMPUTERS / Computer Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems