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Principles of geographical information systems /

by Burrough, P. A; McDonnell, Rachael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi; New York : Oxford university press , c1998 [reprint 2011]Description: xiii, 333 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0198233655; 9780199228621; 0199228620.Subject(s): Geographic information systemsOnline resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
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Table of contents 1. Geographical Information: Society, Science, and Systems -- 2. Data Models and Axioms: Formal Abstractions of Reality -- 3. Geographical Data in the Computer -- 4. Data Input, Verification, Storage, and Output -- 5. Creating Continuous Surfaces from Point Data -- 6. Optimal Interpolation using Geostatistics -- 7. The Analysis of Discrete Entities in Space -- 8. Spatial Analysis using Continuous Fields -- 9. Errors and Quality Control -- 10. Error Propagation in Numerical Modelling -- 11. Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Geographical Objects -- 12. Current Issues and Trends in GIS -- App. 2. A Selection of World Wide Web Geography and GIS Servers -- App. 3. Example Data Sets.
Summary: Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). This work explains the theory and technical details behind GIS and provides the information necessary to understand why spatial information data and the information systems based on them are important in the modern world.
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Rev. ed. of: Principles of geographical information systems for land resources assessment.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents 1. Geographical Information: Society, Science, and Systems --
2. Data Models and Axioms: Formal Abstractions of Reality --
3. Geographical Data in the Computer --
4. Data Input, Verification, Storage, and Output --
5. Creating Continuous Surfaces from Point Data --
6. Optimal Interpolation using Geostatistics --
7. The Analysis of Discrete Entities in Space --
8. Spatial Analysis using Continuous Fields --
9. Errors and Quality Control --
10. Error Propagation in Numerical Modelling --
11. Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Geographical Objects --
12. Current Issues and Trends in GIS --
App. 2. A Selection of World Wide Web Geography and GIS Servers --
App. 3. Example Data Sets.

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). This work explains the theory and technical details behind GIS and provides the information necessary to understand why spatial information data and the information systems based on them are important in the modern world.

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