ARC/INFO: an example of a contemporary geographic information system

D. J. Peuquet, D. F. Marble

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Abstract

Provides a brief overview of the basic structure of a commonly used, modern, vector-based GIS which is capable of successfully handling problems which are large by today's standards. The GIS of the future will need to incorporate new approaches to data storage and retrieval which will permit the efficient handling of the increasingly large volumes of spatial data which are being demanded by the user community, and provide support for, for example, explicit temporal components in the database and for display of space/time databases (for example, a dynamic version of ARCPLOT which would incorporate concepts derived from scientific visualization. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)90-99
Number of pages10
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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