Encyclopedia of GIS
"Encyclopedia of GIS" is a comprehensive reference work that covers a wide range of topics related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their applications. The book is organized into several sections, each of which is edited by an expert in the field.
The first section, "Security and Privacy in Geospatial Information Systems," covers topics related to protecting sensitive geospatial data and maintaining privacy in location-based services.
The second section, "Spatial Database Modeling for Applications," covers modeling techniques and database design for GIS applications.
The third section, "Spatial Association Discovery," focuses on analyzing and discovering spatial relationships and patterns in geospatial data.
The fourth section, "Digital Road Map," covers the evolution of Earth observation and location-based services.
The fifth section, "Critical Evaluation of Standard Proposals," covers standards for GIS and evaluates proposals for new standards.
The sixth section, "GeoSpatial Semantic Web," explores the use of semantic web technologies for geospatial data.
The seventh section, "Spatial Thinking," covers cognitive aspects of spatial reasoning and modeling.
The eighth section, "Emergency Evacuations," focuses on transportation networks and population distribution during emergencies.
The ninth section, "Information Collection Using Sensor Network," covers techniques for collecting real-time data using sensor networks.
The tenth section, "Commercial GIS," covers GIS software systems and data models used in commercial applications.
The eleventh section, "Spatio-temporal Data Modeling," covers modeling techniques for spatio-temporal data.
The twelfth section, "Spatial Co-location Rule Mining," covers mining co-location patterns and other complex patterns in spatio-temporal data.
The thirteenth section, "GIS Issues and Applications," covers various issues and applications of GIS, including data infrastructure, decision-making effectiveness, and indoor positioning.
The fourteenth section, "Spatial Prediction," covers techniques for predicting spatial phenomena and modeling spatial relationships.
The fifteenth section, "Basic Concepts," covers fundamental concepts and algorithms used in GIS, including graph theory, R-trees, and Voronoi diagrams.
The sixteenth section, "Commercial Spatial Databases," covers commercial databases used for storing and managing spatial data.
The seventeenth section, "Spatial Uncertainty and Imprecision," covers techniques for modeling and managing uncertainty and imprecision in geospatial data.
The eighteenth section, "Indoor Positioning," covers techniques for accurately locating objects and people indoors.
The nineteenth section, "Evacuation Planning and Operations," covers transportation management and dynamic modeling of evacuations.
The twentieth section, "Spatial Outlier Detection," covers techniques for identifying and analyzing outliers in spatial data.
The twenty-first section, "Spatial Data Warehousing and Decision Support," covers techniques for aggregating and analyzing spatial data in data warehouses.
Overall, "Encyclopedia of GIS" provides a comprehensive overview of GIS and its many applications, making it an invaluable resource for researchers, practitioners, and students in the field.