Geographical Information Systems: Trends and Technologies

Elaheh Pourabbas

May 16, 2014 by CRC Press
Reference - 358 Pages - 28 Color & 81 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466596931 - CAT# K20803


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  • Explores challenges and opportunities in the latest GIS research
  • Emphasizes the methodological aspects of NoSQL, Cloud GIS, Mobile GIS, Spatial Data Warehousing-OlAP, and Open GIS
  • Features How-To of the most current trends in GIS: Semantic GIS, Web GIS, Mobile GIS, NoSQL and more


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.


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