Emerging Spatial Information Systems and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599040778
  • ISBN-13: 9781599040776
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 394 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released February 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Several emerging phenomena and technologies, such as the increasing availability of open source software and the continuing evolution of distributed computing, are introducing a new dynamic into information system development. Emerging Spatial Information Systems and Applications presents innovative spatial information systems that have been developed for a specific problem or decision-making situation and discusses key concepts and theories underlying current spatial information systems, as well as technology trends and emerging concepts that may impact spatial information system development and applications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Emerging Spatial Information Systems and Applications: Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Geospatial Web Services.
3: Spatial Information System Development: The Role of Information System Design Theory and Ontologies.
4: Challenges for Spatial Information Systems.
5: Geospatially Enabled Directory for Emergency Response Interoperability.
6: The Weather Tool: An Agent-Based Approach to Information Integration.
7: GIME: A Geotechnical Information Exchange Architecture Using Web Services.
8: ScienceMaps: An Online Resource Portal for Standards-Based Science Instruction Using Geographic Information System Technology.
9: Decision-Making Environments.
10: Flexible Spatial Decision-Making and Support: Processes and Systems.
11: Development of a Web-Based Intelligent Spatial Decision Support System (WebISDSS): A Case Study with Snow Removal Operations.
12: Conservation Studio: Dynamically Modeling and Mapping Habitat Suitability.
13: GIS-Based Site Suitability Decision Support System for Planning Confined Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa.
14: Future Trends and Technologies.
15: Geo-Communication, Web-Services, and Spatial Data Infrastructure: An Approach Through Conceptual Models.
16: A Data Visualization and Interpretation System for Sensor Networks.
17: Towards a Global Real-Time Enterprise.
18: Mining Critical Infrastructure Information from Municipality Data Sets: A Knowledge-Driven Approach and Its Applications.
19: Cognitive Mapping and GIS for Community-Based Resource Identification.
20: Spatial Reasoning for Human-Robot Teams.
About the Authors.