[GIS Book/PDF] GIS Data Conversion Handbook
This landmark book addresses the data conversion issues involved in geographic information systems (GIS) technology. Converting paper-based maps to digital files can be expensive, complicated, and time consuming. It is the first comprehensive handbook that cohesively integrates the many complex issues of data conversion into a single publication for the GIS professional as well as for the student or layperson. Written and edited by international authorities on GIS conversion, the handbook covers the subject from basic conversion issues and map digitizing to advanced data capture techniques.Content: Chapter 1 AM/FM/GIS and Their Markets (pages 1–26): Chapter 2 GIS Data Conversion (pages 27–45): Chapter 3 Hardware Issues (pages 47–66): Chapter 4 GIS Data Sources (pages 67–93): Chapter 5 Land Base Data vs. Facilities Data (pages 95–103): Chapter 6 Data Conversion Methods (pages 105–130): Chapter 7 GIS Data Quality (pages 131–146): Chapter 8 GIS Database Design (pages 147–166): Chapter 9 Multiparticipant Databases (pages 167–179): Chapter 10 Outsourcing GIS Data Conversion (pages 181–208): Chapter 11 Impact of Emerging Technologies (pages 209–220): Chapter 12 Developing a GIS Data Conversion Plan (pages 221–245):
Author(s): Glenn E. Montgomery, Harold C. Schuch(auth.)
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