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Time-Integrative Geographic Information Systems: Management and Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Data

Thomas Ott, Frank Swiaczny
Format
Book
Published
Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2001.
Language
English
ISBN
3540410163, 9783540410164
Summary
CD-ROM contains: Examples and code from text.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 The relationship of space and time
  • 1.2 Targets and contents of the book
  • 1.2.1 What this book is about
  • 1.2.2 What this book is not about
  • 1.2.3 How to use this book
  • 1.2.4 Structure and organization of the book
  • 1.3 Further Reading
  • 1.3.1 Introductions in GIS and reference books
  • 1.3.2 Data capturing, data management, database technology
  • and data storage
  • 1.3.3 Land survey, cadastre, remote sensing and GPS
  • 1.3.4 Map projections and reference systems
  • 1.3.5 Data models, topology and spatial queries
  • 1.3.6 Spatial statistics, spatial analysis and spatial modelling
  • 1.3.7 Data warehousing and decision support systems
  • 1.3.8 Visualisation techniques, cartography and Web-GIS
  • 1.3.9 GIS project management and applications of GIS
  • 1.3.10 Manuals and programming language handbooks
  • 1.3.11 Philosophical, social, political and legal aspects of GIS
  • 2 Conceptualising real world entities in spatio-temporal GIS
  • 2.1 The geographer's perspective on space and time
  • 2.2 Modelling the real world in Geographic Information Systems
  • 2.2.1 Steps in building a GIS
  • 2.2.2 Stages of abstraction in modelling a GIS
  • 2.2.3 Conceptualising the real world in GIS
  • 2.2.4 Geo-coding
  • 2.2.5 Geo-referencing
  • 2.3 The representation of space in GIS
  • 2.3.1 Vector data models
  • 2.3.2 Raster data models
  • 2.4 Integration of external models in Geographic Information Systems
  • 2.4.1 The dasymetric mapping problem
  • 2.4.2 The modifiable areal unit problem
  • 2.4.3 The closed number set problem
  • 2.4.4 The ecological fallacy problem
  • 2.5 Spatio-temporal dimensions in GIS
  • 3 Integrating time in Geographic Information Systems
  • 3.1 Different types of time.
  • 3.2 Conceptualising time in GIS
  • 3.2.1 Snapshots
  • 3.2.2 Time slices
  • 3.2.3 Topology of time
  • 3.2.4 Space-time composite
  • 3.2.5 The amendment vector method
  • 3.2.6 ER-models of temporal objects
  • 3.2.7 Spatio-temporal object model
  • 3.3 Event and database time
  • 3.4 Version management
  • 3.5 Types of temporal databases
  • 4 Implementation of time in GIS
  • 4.1 Implementation problems
  • 4.2 Project design
  • 4.2.1 Top down approach
  • 4.2.2 Bottom up approach
  • 4.2.3 Acquiring the technology
  • 4.3 Implementation constraints
  • 4.3.1 Data sources
  • 4.4 Spatio-temporal GIS approaches
  • 4.4.1 Temporal point maps
  • 4.4.2 Gazetteer method
  • 4.4.3 Raster cell spatio-temporal GIS
  • 4.4.4 Past in present snapshots
  • 4.4.5 Time slices overlay method
  • 4.4.6 Least common geometries method
  • 4.4.7 Pseudo-object GIS
  • 5 Processing and analysis of temporal data inside a GIS
  • 5.1 Common GIS analysis functions
  • 5.2 Spatial and thematic queries
  • 5.2.1 Spatial queries
  • 5.2.2 Thematic queries
  • 5.2.3 Statistical analysis
  • 5.2.4 Overlay and split
  • 5.2.5 Geometric-topological operations
  • 5.2.6 Interpolation
  • 5.2.7 Network functions
  • 5.3 Temporal queries
  • 5.4 Process analysis and simulation
  • 6 The visualization of spatio-temporal processes
  • 6.1 Basic concepts of spatio-temporal visualisation
  • 6.2 Displaying time on a map
  • 6.3 Multidimensional GIS
  • 6.4 GIS and Multimedia
  • 7 Examples
  • 7.1 Building a historical GIS
  • 7.2 Studying historical transport networks
  • 7.3 Exploring cultural landscape change
  • 7.4 Working with cadastres
  • 7.5 Predicting wildfires
  • 7.6 Mapping urban growth
  • 7.7 Reconstructing archaeological excavations
  • 7.8 Mining for business data
  • 8 Conclusion
  • 8.1 Summary
  • 8.2 Outlook
  • 9 Appendix
  • 9.1 Research bibliography
  • 9.2 Internet links
  • 9.3 CD-ROM with examples / code from the book.
Description
xiii, 234 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
System requirements: Internet Browser, Acrobat reader, Windows 95/NT or later.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-222) and index.
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