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1Creating Digital Data
1.3 Remote sensing
1.4 Global positioning systems
1.5 Digitizing and scanning
1.6 The attribute component of geographic data
2.1 Data exchange
2Accessing Existing Data
2.2 Conversion
2.4 Matching geometries (projection and coordinate systems)
2.5 Geographic web services
3.1 Spatial data quality
3 Handling Uncertainty
3.2 How to handle data quality issues
4.1 Simple spatial querying
4 Spatial Search
4.2 Conditional querying
4.3 The query process
4.4 Selection
4.5 Background material: Boolean logic
5 Spatial Relationships
Figure 14Typical soil map
Figure 16Recoding as a filter operation
5.2 Relationships between measurements
Figure 18Four possible spatial relationships in a pixel world
5.3 Relationships between features
Figure 21Part of the New York subway system
6 Combining Spatial Data
Figure 23Schematics of a polygon overlay operation
6.2 Spatial Boolean logic
Figure 28Inward or inverse buffer
6.4 Buffering in spatial search
6.5 Combining operations
6.6 Thiessen polygons
Figure 31Thiessen polygons
7.2 Gravity model
7.3 Location modeling
Figure 33Von Thünen’s agricultural zones around a market
Figure 35Christaller’s Central Place theory
7.4 Allocation modeling
8.1 Raster GIS
8 Map Algebra
8.2 Local functions
8.3 Focal functions
Figure 42Multiplying one layer by another one
Figure 44Averaging neighborhood function
8.4 Zonal functions
9 Terrain Modeling
9.1 Triangulated irregular networks (TINs)
Figure 48Construction of a TIN
9.2 Visibility analysis
Figure 49Viewshed
9.3 Digital elevation and terrain models
9.4 Hydrological modeling
Figure 51Flow accumulation map
10.1 Geo-statistics
10.1.1 Inverse distance weighting
10 Spatial Statistics
10.1.2 Global and local polynomials
10.1.3 Splines
Figure 53Polynomials of first and second order
10.1.4 Kriging
10.2 Spatial analysis
10.2.1 Geometric descriptors
10.2.2 Spatial patterns
Figure 60Standard deviational ellipse
10.2.3 The modifiable area unit problem (MAUP)
10.2.4 Geographic relationships
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Albrecht, J. - Key Concepts GIS

Albrecht, J. - Key Concepts GIS

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