WIT Press


The Prerequisites For The Development Of A Global Open Geographic Information System

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/GIS980271

Volume

21

Pages

12

Published

1998

Size

1,240 kb

Author(s)

Reza Beheshti & Ralph Michels

Abstract

Geographic information systems play a crucial role in the management of the environment and allocation of resources in many application domains. We require to discuss appropriate technologies and their requirements including the GIS technology issues such as data acquisition, database technology and interoperability tools as well as the availability of suitable models. In this paper, the project I-VOIR is discussed which is a prototype for an on-line GIS for inland shipping traffic. Our conclusions are based on the evaluation of this project. 1 Introduction As we reach the turn of the century,

Keywords