Table of contents for Geographic information systems and science / Paul A. Longley ... [et al.].


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Foreword. 
Preface. 
List of Acronyms. 
Introduction.
1. Systems, Science, and Study
2. A Gallery of Applications
PRINCIPLES.
3. Representing Geography.
4. Georeferencing.
5. The Nature of Geographic Data.
6. Uncertainty.
7. Generalization, Abstraction, and Metadata.
TECHNIQUES.
8. GIS Software.
9. Geographic Data Modeling.
10. GIS Data Collection.
11. Creating and Maintaining Geographic Databases.
12. Visualization and User Interaction.
13. Geographic Query and Analysis: From Data to Information.
14. Advanced Spatial Analysis.
15. Uncertainty, Error, and Sensitivity.
PRACTICE.
16. GIS and Management.
17. G-business: GIS Assets, Constraints, Risks, and Strategies.
18. Operational Aspects of GIS.
19. Success through GIS Partnerships at Local, National, and Global Level.
20. Epilog.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Geographic information systems, Problem solving