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Programming GPS and OpenStreetMap Applications with Java: The RealObject Application Framework

Programming GPS and OpenStreetMap Applications with Java: The RealObject Application Framework

By: Kristof Beiglböck

Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press

Publication Date: 27-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 26-FEB-2014

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This book provides a concrete paradigm for object-oriented modeling and programming. It introduces the use of available global positioning data for the development of applications involving digital maps. The author describes the different formats of GPS data and digital maps and shows how to use recorded GPS traces to replay and display this data on a digital map. Then, he works through in detail the processing steps of obtaining dedicated data from OpenStreetMaps and how to extract a network for a simple navigation application. For each topic covered—GPS data, OpenStreetMaps, and...

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Learning Bing Maps API

Learning Bing Maps API

By: Artan Sinani

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 22-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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Obtain geographical data from Bing Maps and display them on the map Display address information for any point on the map through the location-based REST services API Embed a map on a web page with a custom theme Geocode with Spatial Data APIs and display the information on the map In Detail Provided as a part of Microsoft's Bing suite of search engines, Bing Maps is a web mapping service powered by the Bing Maps for Enterprise framework. The need for geospatial data has increased dramatically in the last few years. Adding a mapping context to any location-based data is...

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GIS Fundamentals, Second Edition

GIS Fundamentals, Second Edition

By: Stephen Wise

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 25-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 12-NOV-2013

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Aimed at readers with a knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) but no formal training in computer science, this book provides a clear and accessible introduction to how GIS store and process spatial data. This updated edition includes two new chapters on databases and heuristics, substantial additional material on indexing and raster imagery, and revisions throughout that incorporate up-to-date applications such as GPS on mobile devices and Internet-based services. ...

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Innovative Software Development in GIS

Innovative Software Development in GIS

By: Benedicte Bucher; Florence Le Ber

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2013

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At a time when people use more and more geographic information and tools, the management of geographical information in software systems still holds many challenges and motivates researchers from different backgrounds to propose innovative solutions. Representing geographical space beyond our mere perception is key to making relevant decisions, whether it is with respect to sustainable development or to the planning of everyday activities. Designing, sharing and exploiting such representations entails many challenges. This book presents recent software design projects, led in teams,...

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Geographic Information Systems: An Introduction, 3rd Edition

Geographic Information Systems: An Introduction, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-MAY-2002

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2013

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"If we are to solve many of the problems facing us-in the cities, in the wild areas of the earth, in the atmosphere, and the oceans-we shall need the help of skilled users of GIS technology. If readers can master what is in this volume, they will be well started on this enterprise." -From the Foreword by Jack Dangermond President of ESRI Praise for previous editions: "One of only a small number of texts devoted to the technology of GIS that are truly introductory in nature. . . . Very readable and of moderate length. Those who are real novices to GIS will find this one...

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Programming ArcGIS 10.1 with Python Cookbook

Programming ArcGIS 10.1 with Python Cookbook

By: Eric Pimpler;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 22-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2013

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Over 75 recipes to help you automate geoprocessing tasks, create solutions, and solve problems for ArcGIS with Python Learn how to create geoprocessing scripts with ArcPy Customize and modify ArcGIS with Python Create time-saving tools and scripts for ArcGIS In Detail ArcGIS is an industry standard geographic information system from ESRI. This book will show you how to use the Python programming language to create geoprocessing scripts, tools, and shortcuts for the ArcGIS Desktop environment. This book will make you a more effective and efficient GIS professional...

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Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality

By: Greg Kipper; Joseph Rampolla

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 22-JAN-2013

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With the explosive growth in mobile phone usage and rapid rise in search engine technologies over the last decade, augmented reality (AR) is poised to be one of this decade's most disruptive technologies, as the information that is constantly flowing around us is brought into view, in real-time, through augmented reality. In this cutting-edge book, the authors outline and discuss never-before-published information about augmented reality and its capabilities. With coverage of mobile, desktop, developers, security, challenges, and gaming, this book gives you a comprehensive understanding...

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Advanced Surveying: Total Station, GIS and Remote Sensing

Advanced Surveying: Total Station, GIS and Remote Sensing

By: Satheesh Gopi; R. Sathikumar; N. Madhu

Publisher: Pearson Education India

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2006

Insert Date: 21-JAN-2013

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Modern Surveying is unimaginable without the use of electronic equipment and information technology. Surveying with conventional systems has been completely replaced with advanced automated systems. Total Station, Global Positioning System (GPS), Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS) have all become an inextricable part of surveying. Advanced Surveying: Total Station, GIS and Remote Sensing provides a thorough working knowledge of these technologies. ...

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Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 02-OCT-2012

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Developments in technologies have evolved in a much wider use of technology throughout science, government, and business; resulting in the expansion of geographic information systems. GIS is the academic study and practice of presenting geographical data through a system designed to capture, store, analyze, and manage geographic information. Geographic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a collection of knowledge on the latest advancements and research of geographic information systems. This book aims to be useful for academics and practitioners involved...

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Python Geospatial Development

Python Geospatial Development

By: Erik Westra;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 03-NOV-2011

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Build a complete and sophisticated mapping application from scratch using Python tools for GIS development Build applications for GIS development using Python Analyze and visualize Geo-Spatial data Comprehensive coverage of key GIS concepts Recommended best practices for storing spatial data in a database Draw maps, place data points onto a map, and interact with maps A practical tutorial with plenty of step-by-step instructions to help you develop a mapping application from scratch In Detail Open Source GIS (Geographic Information System) is a growing area with...

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OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap

By: Jonathan Bennett;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 08-MAR-2011

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Be your own cartographer Collect data for the area you want to map with this OpenStreetMap book and eBook Create your own custom maps to print or use online following our proven tutorials Collaborate with other OpenStreetMap contributors to improve the map data Learn how OpenStreetMap works and why it's different to other sources of geographical information with this professional guide In Detail Imagine being able to create accurate maps that look how you want them to, and use them on the Web or in print, for free. OpenStreetMap allows exactly that, with no restrictions...

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Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics

Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics

By: Hassan A. Karimi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 05-MAR-2011

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The Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics is the first reference work to map this exciting interdisciplinary field, discussing topics such as computer modeling, geometry, geoprocessing, and geographic information systems. This innovative publication will familiarize readers with geoinformatics related issues, trends and opportunities in the field, and technical knowledge on emerging theories, technologies, and applications. ...

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Integrating Geographic Information Systems into Library Services: A Guide for Academic Libraries

Integrating Geographic Information Systems into Library Services: A Guide for Academic Libraries

By: John Abresch; Ardis Hanson; Susan Jane Heron; Peter J. Reehling

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2008

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2011

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"With the onslaught of emergent technology in academia, libraries are privy to many innovative techniques to recognize and classify geospatial data—above and beyond the traditional map librarianship. As librarians become more involved in the development and provision of GIS services and resources, they encounter both problems and solutions. Integrating Geographic Information Systems into Library Services: A Guide for Academic Libraries integrates traditional map librarianship and contemporary issues in digital librarianship within a framework of a global embedded information...

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Innovative Automatic Identification and Location-Based Services: From Bar Codes to Chip Implants

Innovative Automatic Identification and Location-Based Services: From Bar Codes to Chip Implants

By: Katina Michael; M.G. Michael

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2009

Insert Date: 30-NOV-2010

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Innovative Automatic Identification & Location-Based Services: From Bar Codes to Chip Implants emphasizes the convergence and trajectory of automatic identification and location-based services toward chip implants and real-time positioning capabilities. This book also discusses the social, cultural, and ethical implications of the technological possibilities with respect to national security initiatives. ...

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Map Scripting 101

Map Scripting 101

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Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 19-AUG-2010

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Map Scripting 101 uses a project-based approach to teach you how to create useful and fun online map mashups like weather maps and local concert trackers. Author Adam DuVander shows you how to use Mapstraction, an open source JavaScript library, to create and manipulate basic maps by setting zoom levels, showing and hiding markers, geocoding addresses, customizing maps for visitors based on their locales, and so on. You'll also learn to handle complex GIS (geographic information system) data and formats like KML and GeoRSS, and to create graphical overlays to make sense of data and trends....

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Web Mapping: mit Open Source-GIS-Tools

Web Mapping: mit Open Source-GIS-Tools

By: Tyler Mitchell; Astrid Emde; Arnulf Christl

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 15-JAN-2008

Insert Date: 10-SEP-2009

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Längst ist Web-Mapping, das Bereitstellen von Kartendiensten im Internet, nicht mehr nur ein Thema der eingeschworenen GIS-Community - die Online-Kartografie stößt auch auf reges Interesse einer breit gestreuten Nutzer- und Webentwickler-Gemeinde. Doch gute, umfassende Anleitungen für das Aufbereiten von Geodaten sind rar. Web-Mapping mit Open Source-GIS-Tools zeigt Ihnen anschaulich, wie Sie mit frei verfügbaren Werkzeugen interaktive Karten erstellen können - und wie Sie sie gekonnt auf Ihrer Website präsentieren. Werden Sie selbst zum Kartenautor: Tyler Mitchell beschreibt einen...

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Google Maps Mashups with Google Mapplets

Google Maps Mashups with Google Mapplets

By: Michael Young

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2008

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2009

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Have a Google Maps mashup that you'd like to expose to millions of users on maps.google.com? New to the mapping craze, but have an idea for a killer map-based application? Want to learn how to create GeoRSS and KML feeds with your geotagged content, exposing your customer to new ways of exploring and navigating your content? Google Maps Mashups with Google Mapplets Is the first book to cover Google's new Mapplet technology Shows you how to create Google Maps-based applications and publish to maps.google.com Provides a single-source resource and practical guide to Mapplets and...

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Beginning Google Maps Mashups with Mapplets, KML, and GeoRSS: From Novice to Professional

Beginning Google Maps Mashups with Mapplets, KML, and GeoRSS: From Novice to Professional

By: Sterling Udell

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2008

Insert Date: 05-MAY-2009

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Beginning Google Maps Mashups with Mapplets, KML, and GeoRSS is a beginner's guide to creating web mashups using Google mapping technology. Serves as a single–source primer to displaying data on Google Maps Covers both Mapplets and the Google Maps API Provides everything you need to start participating in the geographic Web What you'll learn "Mash up" GeoWeb services onto a Google map Package your mashup as a mapplet and publish it to maps.google.com Enhance your map with driving directions, local search, map advertising, and more Discover common...

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Where 2.0: The State of the Geospatial Web

Where 2.0: The State of the Geospatial Web

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2009

Insert Date: 25-SEP-2008

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Rapid advances in geolocation technologies--and what individuals and companies have built on those technologies--present new marketplaces for businesses and services, and not just the expected mapping and location services. In this O'Reilly Radar report, Andrew Turner and Brady Forrest map out the new generation of geo products and services, identify the major players, and show how your business can leverage the power of Where 2.0. ...

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The KML Handbook: Geographic Visualization for the Web

The KML Handbook: Geographic Visualization for the Web

By: Josie Wernecke

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 27-OCT-2008

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2008

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“The way the information is presented appeals to teachers, hobbyists, web designers—anyone looking for a way to enhance their content by using customized maps.” —Warren Kelly, Pastor “It could become the de-facto tutorial volume for the subject, as well as the classic reference guide.” —Thomas Duff, Lead Developer “This book is written so well and is so easy to follow it’s a joy to go through.” — Daniel McKinnon, Software Engineer KML began as the file format for Google Earth, but it has evolved into a full-fledged international standard for describing any geographic...