GIS : A Computer Science Perspective
- Publish Date: 1995-11-14
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Michael F. Worboys
This aims to make the computing principles underlying geographic databases understandable and accessible to current and potential users of such systems. It overviews database system philosophy; describes database concepts eg storage, retrieval, architecture, conceptual modelling, and database querying.It then focuses on the characteristics of GIS, spatial data and spatial databases, concluding with a discussion of current/future research trends.