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Preface to abridged edition: New Developments in Geographical Information Systems.
List of contributors.
1 Introduction (P A Longley, M F Goodchild, D J Maguire, and D W Rhind).
Part 1: Principles.
(a) Space and time in GIS.
Introduction (The Editors).
2 Space, time, geography (H Couclelis).
3 Geography and GIS (R J Johnston).
4 Arguments, debates and dialogues: the GIS–social theory debate and the concern for alternatives (J Pickles).
5 Spatial representation: the scientist’s perspective (J F Raper).
6 Spatial representation: the social scientist’s perspective (D J Martin).
7 Spatial representation: a cognitive view (D M Mark).
8 Time in GIS and geographical databases (D J Peuquet).
9 Representation of terrain (M F Hutchinson and J C Gallant).
10 Generalising spatial data and dealing with multiple representations (R Weibel and G Dutton).
11 Visualising spatial distributions (M-J Kraak).
(b) Data quality.
Introduction (The Editors).
12 Data quality parameters (H Veregin).
13 Models of uncertainty in spatial data (P F Fisher).
14 Propagation of error in spatial modelling with GIS (G B M Heuvelink).
15 Detecting and evaluating errors by graphical methods (M K Beard and B P Buttenfield).
(c) Spatial analysis.
Introduction (The Editors).
16 Spatial statistics (A Getis).
17 Interactive techniques and exploratory spatial data analysis (L Anselin).
18 Applying geocomputation to the analysis of spatial distributions (S Openshaw and S Alvanides).
19 Spatial analysis: retrospect and prospect (M M Fischer).
20 Location modelling and GIS (R L Church).
Part 2: Technical Issues.
(a) GIS architecture issues.
Introduction (The Editors).
21 New technology and GIS (M Batty).
22 GIS in networked environments (D J Coleman).
23 Desktop GIS software (S Elshaw Thrall and G I Thrall).
24 GIS interoperability (M Sondheim, K Gardels, and K Buehler).
25 GIS customization (D J Maguire).
(b) Spatial databases.
Introduction (The Editors).
26 Relational databases and beyond (M F Worboys).
27 Spatial access methods (P van Oosterom).
28 Interacting with GIS (M J Egenhofer and W Kuhn).
29 Principles of spatial database analysis and design (Y Be;dard).
(c) Technical aspects of GIS data collection.
Introduction (The Editors).
30 Spatial referencing and coordinate systems (H Seeger).
31 Encoding and validating data from maps and images (I Dowman).
32 Digital remotely-sensed data and their characteristics (M Barnsley).
33 Using GPS for GIS data capture (A Lange and C Gilbert).
(d) Data transformation and linkage.
Introduction (The Editors).
34 Spatial interpolation (L Mitas and H Mitasova).
35 Multi-criteria evaluation and GIS (J R Eastman).
36 Spatial tessellations (B Boots).
37 Spatial hydrography and landforms (L Band).
38 Intervisibility on terrains (L De Floriani and P Magillo).
39 Virtual environments and GIS (J N Neves and A Câmara).
40 The future of GIS and spatial analysis (M F Goodchild and P A Longley).
Part 3: Management Issues.
Introduction (The Editors).
(a) Making the GIS efficient, effective, and safe to use.
Introduction (The Editors).
41 Choosing a GIS (T Bernhardsen).
42 Measuring the benefits and costs of GIS (N J Obermeyer).
43 Managing an operational GIS (L J Sugarbaker).
44 Institutional consequences of the use of GIS (H J Campbell).
45 Managing uncertainty in GIS (G J Hunter).
46 Liability in the use of GIS and geographical datasets (H J Onsrud).
(b) Data as a management issue.
Introduction (The Editors).
47 Characteristics and sources of framework data (N S Smith and D W Rhind).
48 Characteristics, sources, and management of remotely-sensed data (J E Estes and T R Loveland).
49 Metadata and data catalogues (S C Guptill).
50 National and international data standards (F Salge;).
(c) GIS as a management tool.
Introduction (The Editors).
51 GIS for business and service planning (M Birkin, G P Clarke, and M Clarke).
52 Managing public discourse: towards the augmentation of GIS with multimedia (M J Shiffer).
53 Managing a whole economy: the contribution of GIS (J Smith Patterson and K Siderelis).
(d) The impact of broad societal issues on GIS.
Introduction (The Editors).
54 Enabling progress in GIS and education (P Forer and D Unwin).
55 Rethinking privacy in a geocoded world (M R Curry).
56 National and international geospatial data policies (D W Rhind).
Part 4: Applications.
Introduction (The Editors).
(a) Operational applications.
Introduction (The Editors).
57 GIS in the utilities (J Meyers).
58 GIS in telecommunications (C Fry).
59 Transportation GIS: GIS-T (N Waters).
60 GIS in emergency management (T Cova).
61 GIS in land administration (P F Dale and R A McLaren).
62 Urban planning and GIS (A G-O Yeh).
63 Military applications of GIS (D Swann).
64 Applying GIS in libraries (P Adler and M Larsgaard).
(b) Social and environmental applications.
Introduction (The Editors).
65 The rebuilding of a country: the role of GIS in South Africa (D R MacDevette, R J Fincham, and G G Forsyth).
66 Health and health care applications (A Gatrell and M Senior).
67 GIS and the geography of politics (M Horn).
68 Monitoring land cover and land-use for urban and regional planning (P Bibby and J Shepherd
69 GIS and landscape conservation (R J Aspinall).
70 Local, national, and global applications of GIS in agriculture (J P Wilson).
71 GIS in environmental monitoring and assessment (L Larsen).
72 Epilogue (P A Longley, M F Goodchild, D J Maguire, and D W Rhind).
Consolidated bibliography.
Appendix: glossaries and acronyms.
Author index.
Subject index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geographic information systems.