1st Edition

Geographical Information Systems Trends and Technologies

Edited By Elaheh Pourabbas Copyright 2014
    358 Pages 28 Color & 81 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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.

    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


    Elaheh Pourabbas