Internet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless Networks by Zhong-Ren PengInternet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless Networks by Zhong-Ren Peng

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

byZhong-Ren Peng, Ming-Hsiang Tsou

Hardcover | March 31, 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.
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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Title:Internet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless NetworksFormat:HardcoverDimensions:720 pages, 9.35 × 6.48 × 1.59 inPublished:March 31, 2003Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471359238

ISBN - 13:9780471359234

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Table of Contents

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.

Editorial Reviews

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