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Geographical Information Systems

Trends and Technologies, 1st Edition

Edited by Elaheh Pourabbas

CRC Press

358 pages | 28 Color Illus. | 81 B/W Illus.

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Description

Web services, cloud computing, location based services, NoSQLdatabases, and Semantic Web offer new ways of accessing, analyzing, and elaborating geo-spatial information in both real-world and virtual spaces. This book explores the how-to of the most promising recurrent technologies and trends in GIS, such as Semantic GIS, Web GIS, Mobile GIS, NoSQL Geographic Databases, Cloud GIS, Spatial Data Warehousing-OLAP, and Open GIS. The text discusses and emphasizes the methodological aspects of such technologies and their applications in GIS.

Table of Contents

Preparing Array Analytics for the Data Tsunami

Similarity Join for Big Geographic Data

Spatial Index Schemes for Cloud Environments

NoSQL Geographic Databases: An Overview

Web Services Composition and Geographic Information

Database Server Models for WMS and WFS Geographic Web Services

Robust Workflow Systems + Flexible Geoprocessing Services = Geo-enabled Model Web?

Architecture for Including Personalization in a Mobile GIS via Semantic Web Techniques

GeoBI Architecture Based on Free Software: Experience and Review

Semantic Similarity based on Weighted Ontology

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM059000
COMPUTERS / Computer Engineering
SCI019000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC036000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems