Fundamentals of Spatial Information Systems (Apic Series)

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The study and application of spatial information systems have been developed primarily from the use of computers in the geosciences. These systems have the principle functions of capturing, storing, representing, manipulating, and displaying data in 2-D and 3-D worlds. This book approaches its subject from the perspectives of informatics and geography, presenting methods of conceptual modeling developed in computer science that provide valuable aids for resolving spatial problems. This book is an essential textbook for both students and practitioners. It is indispensable for academic geographers, computer scientists, and the GIS professional.

  • Serves as the first comprehensive textbook on the field of Spatial Information Systems (also known as Geographic Information Systems)
  • Contains extensive illustrations
  • Presents numerous detailed examples

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Spatial Information Systems have involved primarily from the use of computers in the geosciences, and their principal function is the handling of 2-D and 3-D information. This textbook brings together geoscience and computing in the spirit of 'geomatics' combining space-
oriented and information-oriented disciplines. It has been written as a comprehensive introductory text for students of geography and computer science, and as a sourcebook for professionals in Geographical Information System.

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Robert Laurini is a world-renowned specialist in geographic information systems on which he has written several books and more than 200 papers. His research focuses on geographic knowledge and rule engineering for smart cities and territorial intelligence.

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