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Geographical information systems and computer cartography / Christopher Jones.

By: Jones, Christopher.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Harlow : Pearson Education, 1997Description: xv, 319 p. : ill ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0582044391; 9780582044395.Subject(s): Cartography -- Computer programs | Geographic information systemsDDC classification: 526.0285 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Ch. 1. Origins and applications -- Ch. 2. Geographical information concepts and spatial models -- Ch. 3. GIS functionality: an overview -- Ch. 4. Coordinate Systems, transformations and map projections -- Ch. 5. Digitising, editing and structuring map data -- Ch. 6. Primary data acquisition from ground and remote surveys -- Ch. 7. Data quality and data exchange standards -- Ch. 8. Vector to raster and raster to vector conversions -- Ch. 9. Computer data storage -- Ch. 10. Database management systems -- Ch. 11. Spatial data access methods for points, lines and polygons -- Ch. 12. Surface modelling and spatial interpolation -- Ch. 13. Techniques in spatial decision support -- Ch. 14. Computer graphics technology for display and interaction -- Ch. 15. Cartographic communication and visualisation -- Ch. 16. Map generalisation.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Ch. 1. Origins and applications --
Ch. 2. Geographical information concepts and spatial models --
Ch. 3. GIS functionality: an overview --
Ch. 4. Coordinate Systems, transformations and map projections --
Ch. 5. Digitising, editing and structuring map data --
Ch. 6. Primary data acquisition from ground and remote surveys --
Ch. 7. Data quality and data exchange standards --
Ch. 8. Vector to raster and raster to vector conversions --
Ch. 9. Computer data storage --
Ch. 10. Database management systems --
Ch. 11. Spatial data access methods for points, lines and polygons --
Ch. 12. Surface modelling and spatial interpolation --
Ch. 13. Techniques in spatial decision support --
Ch. 14. Computer graphics technology for display and interaction --
Ch. 15. Cartographic communication and visualisation --
Ch. 16. Map generalisation.

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