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1st Edition

Geographical Information Systems
Trends and Technologies

Edited By

Elaheh Pourabbas

ISBN 9781466596931
Published May 16, 2014 by CRC Press
358 Pages 28 Color & 81 B/W Illustrations

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Book 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

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