Emerging Trends in Open Source Geographic Information Systems

Emerging Trends in Open Source Geographic Information Systems

Author: Srivastava, Naveenchandra N.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522550402

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 302

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Open access to information of geographic places and spatial relationships provides an essential part of the analytical processing of spatial data. Access to connected geospatial programs allows for improvement in teaching and understanding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Emerging Trends in Open Source Geographic Information Systems provides emerging research on the applications of free and open software in geographic information systems in various fields of study. While highlighting topics such as data warehousing, hydrological modeling, and software packages, this publication explores the assessment and techniques of open software functionality and interfaces. This book is an important resource for professionals, researchers, academicians, and students seeking current research on the different types and uses of data and data analysis in geographic information systems.

Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology for Society, Energy and Environment

Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology for Society, Energy and Environment

Author: Rajesh Vanchipura

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781351124126

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1038

View: 801

The International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology (ICETEST) was held at the Government Engineering College, Thrissur, Kerala, India, from 18th to 20th January 2018, with the theme, “Society, Energy and Environment”, covering related topics in the areas of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Architecture. Conflict between energy and environment has been of global significance in recent years. Academic research needs to support the industry and society through socially and environmentally sustainable outcomes. ICETEST 2018 was organized with this specific objective. The conference provided a platform for researchers from different domains, to discuss and disseminate their findings. Outstanding speakers, faculties, and scholars from different parts of the world presented their research outcomes in modern technologies using sustainable technologies.

Research Anthology on Usage and Development of Open Source Software

Research Anthology on Usage and Development of Open Source Software

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799891598

Category: Computers

Page: 904

View: 272

The quick growth of computer technology and development of software caused it to be in a constant state of change and advancement. This advancement in software development meant that there would be many types of software developed in order to excel in usability and efficiency. Among these different types of software was open source software, one that grants permission for users to use, study, change, and distribute it freely. Due to its availability, open source software has quickly become a valuable asset to the world of computer technology and across various disciplines including education, business, and library science. The Research Anthology on Usage and Development of Open Source Software presents comprehensive research on the design and development of open source software as well as the ways in which it is used. The text discusses in depth the way in which this computer software has been made into a collaborative effort for the advancement of software technology. Discussing topics such as ISO standards, big data, fault prediction, open collaboration, and software development, this anthology is essential for computer engineers, software developers, IT specialists and consultants, instructors, librarians, managers, executives, professionals, academicians, researchers, and students.

Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522583639

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1677

View: 629

With the growth of information technology, many new communication channels and platforms have emerged. This growth has advanced the work of crowdsourcing, allowing individuals and companies in various industries to coordinate efforts on different levels and in different areas. Providing new and unique sources of knowledge outside organizations enables innovation and shapes competitive advantage. Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of crowdsourcing in business operations and management, science, healthcare, education, and politics. Highlighting a range of topics such as crowd computing, macrotasking, and observational crowdsourcing, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for business executives, professionals, policymakers, academicians, and researchers interested in all aspects of crowdsourcing.

Geospatial Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Geospatial Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522580553

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1853

View: 338

Decision makers, such as government officials, need to better understand human activity in order to make informed decisions. With the ability to measure and explore geographic space through the use of geospatial intelligence data sources including imagery and mapping data, they are better able to measure factors affecting the human population. As a broad field of study, geospatial research has applications in a variety of fields including military science, environmental science, civil engineering, and space exploration. Geospatial Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores multidisciplinary applications of geographic information systems to describe, assess, and visually depict physical features and to gather data, information, and knowledge regarding human activity. Highlighting a range of topics such as geovisualization, spatial analysis, and landscape mapping, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for data scientists, engineers, government agencies, researchers, and graduate-level students in GIS programs.

International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS

International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS

Author: Cloud Publications

Publisher: Cloud Publications

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 3465

View: 996

International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS (IJARSG, ISSN 2320 – 0243) is an open-access peer-reviewed scholarly journal publishes original research papers, reviews, case study, case reports, and methodology articles in all aspects of Remote Sensing and GIS including associated fields. This Journal commits to working for quality and transparency in its publishing by following standard Publication Ethics and Policies.

Advances and New Trends in Environmental Informatics

Advances and New Trends in Environmental Informatics

Author: Hans-Joachim Bungartz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319996547

Category: Computers

Page: 260

View: 166

This book presents the latest findings and ongoing research in the field of environmental informatics. It addresses a wide range of cross-cutting activities, such as efficient computing, virtual reality, disruption management, big data, open science and the internet of things, and showcases how these green information & communication technologies (ICT) can be used to effectively address environmental and societal challenges. Presenting a selection of extended contributions to the 32nd edition of the International Conference EnviroInfo 2018, at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre in Garching near Munich, it is essential reading for anyone looking to expand their expertise in the area.

Geospatial Technologies for Effective Land Governance

Geospatial Technologies for Effective Land Governance

Author: El-Ayachi, Moha

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522559405

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 302

View: 560

Land, as a fundamental resource in regional development, provides major opportunities for farming, housing, urban planning, and financing. In order to meet the requirements of the new era, every state has developed and implemented a series of policies according to its national specificities and to the international regulations and trends. Geospatial Technologies for Effective Land Governance is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the application of the use of GNSS, remote sensing, and GIS. While highlighting topics such as crop management, multispectral images, and irrigation, this publication explores land administration, encompassing both cadastral systems and land registration, as well as the methods of land governance strategies. This book is ideally designed for researchers, agricultural professionals, engineers, environmentalists, land developers, educators, students, and policymakers seeking current research on land and land-based conflicts in urban and rural communities.

Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology (NCRTET-2017)

Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology (NCRTET-2017)

Author: Bijoy Kumar Upadhyaya

Publisher: Allied Publishers

ISBN: 9789387380615

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 300

View: 301

After successful organization of the "National Seminar on Energy Science and Engineering, 2013 (NSESE-2013)" during November, 2013, Tripura Institute of Technology, Narsingarh, Tripura (West) has organized the second "National Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology, 2017 (NCRTET-2017)" during March 17-18, 2017. The seminar aimed to provide an opportunity for academicians and researchers in India to discuss the divergent issues related to recent trends in engineering and technology covering all aspects on one platform so as to critically examine the ongoing/current research and derive directions for future research strategies and policy implications. As a mark of remembrance, a souvenir was published on this occasion. The conference has received enormous response in the form of technical papers and research contributions from various authors across the country. In total, 55 numbers of technical papers related to different engineering domain were accepted for oral presentation. Four invited papers from renowned faculty members of our country were also presented on the occasion. We are also happy to keep our commitment of publishing a conference proceeding with ISBN through a prestigious publisher having all accepted full length papers.

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Spatial Optimization Issues

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Spatial Optimization Issues

Author: Faiz, Sami

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799819561

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 271

View: 893

As metropolises continue to see a growth in population, planners are continually searching for trending methods for utilizing space and seeking the best geographical arrangements for these cities. Professionals have continually used geographic information systems (GIS) to solve these issues; however, limitations in this technology remain prevalent. Integrating multiple-criteria decision analysis and evolutionary computing tools with GIS has created an array of robust solutions for spatial optimization problems in densely populated areas. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Spatial Optimization Issues is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on advancements within the field of GIS and evolutionary solutions for spatial optimization issues. While highlighting topics such as computing machinery, vehicular routing, and operational research, this publication is ideally designed for practitioners, technicians, developers, academicians, students, government officials, planners, and researchers seeking current research on applications and improvements within spatial optimization and GIS.

Methods and Applications of Geospatial Technology in Sustainable Urbanism

Methods and Applications of Geospatial Technology in Sustainable Urbanism

Author: Tenedório, José António

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799822516

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 684

View: 834

While megacities are a reality, so too are the environmental disturbances that they cause, including air and water pollution. These disturbances can be modeled with technology and data obtained by modern methods, such as by drone, to monitor cities in near real-time as well as help to simulate risk situations and propose future solutions. These solutions can be inspired by the theoretical principles of sustainable urbanism. Methods and Applications of Geospatial Technology in Sustainable Urbanism is a collection of innovative research that combines theory and practice on analyzing urban environments and applying sustainability principles to them. Highlighting a wide range of topics including geographic information systems, internet mapping technologies, and green urbanism, this book is ideally designed for urban planners, public administration officials, landscape analysts, geographers, engineers, entrepreneurs, academicians, researchers, and students.