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Geographical Information Systems [chapter]

2012 Geographical Information Systems and Spatial Optimization  
Data on location and physical activity were measured using global positioning systems (GPS) and accelerometers, and mapped using geographical information systems (GIS).  ...  An understanding of the potential determinants of health-enhancing physical activity during the school commute may help to inform interventions aimed at reversing these trends.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge Jeff Blossom from the Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, for assistance in GIS data preparation and processing.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b14311-2 fatcat:u3wvh4lksneave26qruy3gb2um

Geographical information systems [chapter]

2016 Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing  
Data on location and physical activity were measured using global positioning systems (GPS) and accelerometers, and mapped using geographical information systems (GIS).  ...  An understanding of the potential determinants of health-enhancing physical activity during the school commute may help to inform interventions aimed at reversing these trends.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge Jeff Blossom from the Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, for assistance in GIS data preparation and processing.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118724194.ch12 fatcat:pfybhnifjvhjrpr7fol2mm7nra

Geographic Information Systems [chapter]

Paul Gray, Thomas A. Horan, James B. Pick
2013 Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science  
Spatial Decision Support Systems are introduced, emphasizing one current model. The links of GIS to related technologies such as GPS, wireless, location-based technologies, and RFID are examined.  ...  INTRODUCTION Geographic Information Systems (GIS) access spatial and attribute information, analyze it, and produce outputs with mapping and visual displays.  ...  Third, the Pick Geographic Information Systems Source: Jarupathirun and Zahedi, 2004. Figure 3.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_383 fatcat:xfcpepulvfarjlfmihvggd4aqi

Geographic information systems

Wendy Zhang, Theresa Beaubouef
2008 ACM SIGCSE Bulletin  
This paper discusses the development and delivery of an upper level computer science elective course in geographic information systems (GIS).  ...  Several researchers have attempted to formally define a geographic information system [1, 2, 4, 10] .  ...  Basically a geographic information system is a spatial database application with a good user interface and numerous builtin data processing, analysis, and display functions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1383602.1383650 fatcat:dvhttfyhqjdtrhqakmtjehzmu4

Geographic Information Systems [chapter]

2005 Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers  
The goal of this research was the establishment of a connection of an existing water quality model to Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  ...  Afterwards, scripts were written in the ArcView programming language, Avenue, in order for ArcView to perform the following tasks: 1) write the input file information, 2) format the input information into  ...  One computer programming and modeling environment which displays this relational capability is a Geographic Information System.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-075067856-8/50030-x fatcat:wuwplr5pt5eh3cnk2je4wpheve

Geographic Information System [chapter]

Linda L. Hill, Mehmet M. Dalkiliç, Brahim Medjahed, Mourad Ouzzani, Ahmed K. Elmagarmid, Joseph M. Hellerstein, Colin R. Reeves, Christopher B. Jones, Ross S. Purves, Michael F. Goodchild, Jayant Sharma, John Herring (+24 others)
2009 Encyclopedia of Database Systems  
A geographic information system (GIS) is a system used to describe and characterize the earth and other geographies for the purpose of visualizing and analyzing geographically referenced information.  ...  See Overview of geographic information elements for more information about modeling and representing geographic information. A GIS uses maps to visualize and work with geographic information.  ...  A geographic coordinate system is used to assign geographic locations to objects. A global coordinate system of latitude-longitude is one such framework.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-39940-9_178 fatcat:67pd7w35n5dhdjnme2ovi57dd4

Geographic Information Systems [chapter]

Norbert Bartelme
2011 Springer Handbook of Geographic Information  
Geographic Information Systems Norbert Bartelme Before addressing the diverse functionalities that can be found in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) today, a definition of a geographic information system  ...  Information and Data Before it is possible to provide a definition for a Geographic Information System (GIS) or, using a term that has become increasingly popular, a geospatial information system, we must  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-72680-7_6 fatcat:djsoe2ifpvccxkwmxky5tiycry

Geographical Information Systems [chapter]

2013 Essential Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing  
Data on location and physical activity were measured using global positioning systems (GPS) and accelerometers, and mapped using geographical information systems (GIS).  ...  An understanding of the potential determinants of health-enhancing physical activity during the school commute may help to inform interventions aimed at reversing these trends.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge Jeff Blossom from the Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, for assistance in GIS data preparation and processing.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118687963.part2 fatcat:blofy6p27ncipfkj7to7zr4yr4

Geographic Information Systems [chapter]

2012 Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation  
The goal of this research was the establishment of a connection of an existing water quality model to Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  ...  Afterwards, scripts were written in the ArcView programming language, Avenue, in order for ArcView to perform the following tasks: 1) write the input file information, 2) format the input information into  ...  One computer programming and modeling environment which displays this relational capability is a Geographic Information System.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118110997.ch12 fatcat:gwseof2wsjfddfrgonfkgfkxsi

Geographic Information Systems [chapter]

Bernhard Seeger, Peter Widmayer
2004 Handbook of Data Structures and Applications  
Time oriented data in geographical information systems, e.g. to manage land register data or cadastral maps, is a prime example for a situation in which the concepts of versions and time are visible to  ...  render the system altogether useless.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420035179.ch55 fatcat:of6et5n5cvb6dhhglwx3jy2khu

Geographic Information Systems [chapter]

Michael F. Goodchild
2015 International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences  
A geographic information system is designed to capture, store, display, communicate, transform, analyze, and archive georeferenced information, that is, information tied to specific locations on the Earth's  ...  Geographic information systems enhance and to some extent replace the traditional role played by maps, but are also capable of handling information in the form of satellite images of the Earth's surface  ...  Introduction The origins of geographic information systems (GISs) can be traced to the mid-1960s.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-08-097086-8.72018-6 fatcat:7ehigjcu5vhfbp3t7zxzmsmkuu

Geographic information systems

William F. Wieczorek, Alan M. Delmerico
2009 Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics  
This chapter presents a general overview of geographic information system topics.  ...  This chapter presents an overview of the development, capabilities, and utilization of geographic information systems (GIS).  ...  Conclusion Geographic information systems (GIS) have developed from relatively limited access, dedicated applications in the 1970s into the current, broadly based computerized systems designed to facilitate  ... 
doi:10.1002/wics.21 pmid:20717487 pmcid:PMC2921721 fatcat:eesgbavyzrglzhk4x3hrzfmzze

Geographic Information Systems [chapter]

2005 Resource Management Information Systems  
The goal of this research was the establishment of a connection of an existing water quality model to Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  ...  Afterwards, scripts were written in the ArcView programming language, Avenue, in order for ArcView to perform the following tasks: 1) write the input file information, 2) format the input information into  ...  One computer programming and modeling environment which displays this relational capability is a Geographic Information System.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b17305-7 fatcat:4x2m3h6w5fcbzba6pahla57oqu

Geographic Information Systems [chapter]

2010 Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology, Second Edition  
The goal of this research was the establishment of a connection of an existing water quality model to Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  ...  Afterwards, scripts were written in the ArcView programming language, Avenue, in order for ArcView to perform the following tasks: 1) write the input file information, 2) format the input information into  ...  One computer programming and modeling environment which displays this relational capability is a Geographic Information System.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420087345-p4 fatcat:pjndyqxpojfmvjvttdnfp4wbv4

Queering Geographic Information information Systems

Maria Dada
2019 A Peer-Reviewed Journal About  
In the digital era map making is more readily referred to as geographic information systems (GIS), surveying, city planning or real estate planning.  ...  Accordingly, the trajectory of the move from mapping to Geographic Information Systems (hereafter GIS) is not a linear progression but rather a disruption and displacement of the map by the model.  ... 
doi:10.7146/aprja.v8i1.115415 fatcat:iaxlpdhjpbbozoy37llpu6tfxi
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