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APPLICATION OF WEB BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR MAPPING THE SPREADING OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL IN DEPOK CITY REGION Essay. Information System. Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology. Gunadarma University. 2010 Key Word: Geographical Information System, Senior High School, ArcView, MapServer
Geographic Information System is an Information System based computer which combines between map element (geographical) and the information which is contained inside the map. Geographic Information System (GIS) is designed to get, process, manipulate, analyze and to show the spatial data. Until now, Geographical Information System (GIS) has included some sectors of life, like in education sector. In this report, writer made a web-based GIS application about the mapping of the spreading of Senior High School in Depok City. The information which produced from this application are the school’s name, the school’s address, the school’s telephone number, the sub district’s name, the village’s name. Another addition of information including the number of the population in one sub district, both total number of the population and the number of the population between school age. With this GIS application, writer hopes it can help user in looking for the school’s location which is located on Depok City easier and faster. The application needs less than 3 seconds faster than the manual map to search the school’s location. This GIS application built using ArcView and MapServer software.