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Internet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless Network / Edition 1
     

Internet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless Network / Edition 1

by Zhong-Ren Peng
 

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ISBN-10: 0471359238

ISBN-13: 2900471359233

Pub. Date: 03/14/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Internet GIS addresses a suite of emerging new technologies aimed at making GIS more mobile, powerful, and flexible, as well as better able to share and communicate geographic information. This groundbreaking book is the first of its kind to thoroughly cover basic Internet GIS issues–such as state-of-the-art technology, implementation practices, applications,

Overview

Internet GIS addresses a suite of emerging new technologies aimed at making GIS more mobile, powerful, and flexible, as well as better able to share and communicate geographic information. This groundbreaking book is the first of its kind to thoroughly cover basic Internet GIS issues–such as state-of-the-art technology, implementation practices, applications, and data, as well as future trends in Internet GIS–in preparation for using and getting the most out of newly available, off-the-shelf Internet GIS software packages.

Broad, in-depth coverage of Internet GIS introduces basic network architecture, establishes a practical framework for applications, and demonstrates how the technology functions in the real world. One-of-a-kind material features:

  • Thirty-three informative case studies illustrating applied techniques
  • Product reviews of software packages performing in a variety of applications and environments
  • Web resources and references at the end of each chapter

More than a fundamentals book, this progressive text discusses application development, metadata, recent open standard initiatives, and methods for ensuring that current systems will be compatible with future trends.

Internet GIS offers professionals and students a peerless guide to navigating both the field and the best technology available.

Author Biography: Zhong-Ren Peng, PhD, is the Director of the Center for Advanced Spatial Information Research (CASIR) and an associate professor of Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee.
Ming-Hsiang Tsou, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at San Diego State University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900471359233
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/14/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720

Table of Contents

GIS, Internet GIS and Distributed GIServices
Networking Fundamentals of Internet GIS
Client/Server Computing and Distributed Component Framework
Tchnology Evolutions of Web Mapping
Framework of Distributed Geographic Information Services
Standardas for GIServices
Geographic Markup Language
Commercial Web Mapping Programs
Mobile GIS
Quality of Service and Security Issues in Distributed GIS
Distributed GIS in Data Warehousing and Data Sharing
Internet GIS Applicatons in Intelligent Transportation Systems
Internet GIS Appplications in Planning and Resource Management
Conclusions and Epilogue.

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