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Internet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless Networks

ISBN: 978-0-471-35923-4
720 pages
March 2003
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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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Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

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.

Acronyms.

Index.

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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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  • 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

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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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