Peuquet, Donna J and Duane F. Marble. Introductory Readings in Geographic Information Systems (New York: Taylor & Francis, 1990).
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Table of Contents
Part I: What is a Geographic Information System?
1. Goegraphic Information Systems: An Overview by Duane F. Marble
2. Geographic Information Systems–A New Frontier by Roger F. Tomlinson
3. A Classification of Software Components Commonly Used in Geographic Information Systems by Jack Dangermond
4. GIS versus CAD versus DBMS: What are the Differences? by David J. Cowen
Part II: Examples of Practical Applications
5. MAGI: Maryland Automated Geographic Information System by State of Maryland
6. ARC/INFO An Example of a Contemporary Geographic Information System
7. Technical Description of the DIME System by U.S. Bureau of the Census
8. Principal Components of the Census Bureau’s TIGER File by Joel Sobel
9. The TIGER System: Automating the Geographic Structure of the United States Census by Robert W. Marx
10. Current and Potential Uses of Geographic Information Systems: the North America Experience by Roger F. Tomlinson
11. An Experiment in Land-Use Allocation with a Geographic Information System by C. Dana Tomlin and Kevin M. Johnston
12. Integration of Geological Datasets for Gold Exploration in Nova Scotia by G.F. Bonham-Carter, F.P. Agterberg and D.F. Wright
13. Modeling Community Vulnerability to Hazardous Materials Using Geographic Information Systems by Robert B. McMaster
14. Representing and Applying Knowledge about Spatial Processes in Environmental Management by J.R. Davis, P. Whigham and I.W. Grant
Part III: Operations and Problems of Building a Database
15. Creating Large Digital Files from Mapped Data by Hugh W. Calkins
16. Interactions Between the Cartographic Document and the Digitizing Process by Donna J. Peuquet and A. Raymond Boyle
17. A Review of Digital Data Commonly Available and Some of the Practical Problems of Entering Them into a GIS by Jack Dangermond
18. Efficient Digitizing Through the Combination of Appropriate Hardware and Software for Error Detection and Editing by Nicholas R. Chrisman
Part IV: GIS Internals–Data Representation and Analysis Techniques
19. A Conceptual Framework and Comparison of Spatial Data Models by Donna J. Peuquet
20. Historical Data as an Explicit Component of Land Information Systems by Ric Vrana
21. It Makes Me So CROSS by David Douglas
22. The Accuracy of Map Overlays: A Reassessment by Nicholas R. Chrisman
Part V: GIS Design and Evaluation
23. Establishing a Geographical Information System in Relation to Its Use. A Process of Strategic Choices by W.H. Erik De Man
24. Development of a Conceptual Model of a Manual Digitizing Process by Duane F. Marble, Jean P. Lauzon and Matthew McGranaghan
25. Performance Evaluation and Work-Load Estimation for Geographic Information Systems by Michael F. Goodchild and Brian R. Rizzo
26. Liability for Information by Earl F. Epstein and Howard Roitman