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

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* Provides case studies in each chapter illustrating how principles work in practice.
* Compares strengths and weaknesses of off-the-shelf software packages.

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"It is an excellent resource in this dynamic field and very well organized and written." (Public Health GIS News & Information, May 2003)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471359234
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/14/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 1,412,498
  • Product dimensions: 6.48 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 1.59 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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Table of Contents




GIS, Internet GIS and Distributed GIServices.

Networking Fundamentals of Internet GIS.

Client/Server Computing and Distributed-Component Framework.

Technology Evolutions of Web Mapping.

Framework of Distributed Geographic Information Services.

Standards for Distributed 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 Applications in Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Internet GIS Appplications in Planning and Resource Management.

Conclusions and Epilogue.



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