Download e-book for kindle: Classics from IJGIS: Twenty years of the International by Peter Fisher

By Peter Fisher

ISBN-10: 0849370426

ISBN-13: 9780849370427

The previous two decades may be considered as the formative years of geographic details technological know-how (GIS), because it grew from a burgeoning sector of analysis right into a mature and thriving box. in the course of these 20 years, the foreign magazine of Geographic info technology (formerly platforms) (IJGIS) was once probably the most favorite educational guiding forces in GIScience, and appears to stay so for the foreseeable destiny. To have a good time this crucial milestone, Peter Fisher-the moment editor of IJGIS-has compiled 19 of the main major and influential articles ever released within the journal.

Classics from IJGIS: 20 years of the foreign magazine of Geographical details technology and structures comprises articles that formed the way in which we method the technology of GIS, supplied seeds from which grew key advancements that experience molded the sphere, opened new avenues of discovery around the panorama of recent GIScience, and a few that could mark the way it will switch sooner or later. Accompanying approximately each article is a observation written by way of not less than one of many unique authors. In those commentaries, the authors think of quite a few facets of the unique paintings, together with what drove their unique study, why the options have been greatly followed (or often times, why not), and what the long run may well carry for brand new learn embarking on those and comparable components. the twentieth article during this assortment is an unique contribution that examines the social and collaborative networks working inside of and shaping the physique of analysis within the field.

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