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- DescriptionCharting the Unkwn presents a history of GIS techlogy that takes readers back more than four decades to the Harvard Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis, where a variety of professionals converged to rethink thematic mapping, spatial analysis, and what we w call GIS. The book includes a CD containing interviews with important figures at the Harvard Laboratory, three movies showing animated visualization, and scanned copies of Context publications (from 1968 to 1983) describing research and research-related activities at the lab. Any current user of GIS techlogy will be fascinated to explore the complex origins of the GIS toolkit.
- Author BiographyNick Chrisman is a former researcher at the Harvard Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis, where he was employed from 1972 to 1982. He is currently a professor of geomatic sciences at Universite Laval in Quebec City, Canada, and scientific director of the Geomatics for Informed Decisions (GEOIDE) Network.
- Author(s)Nick Chrisman
- PublisherESRI Press
- Date of Publication15/08/2006
- Place of PublicationRedlands
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintEnvironmental Systems Research Institute Inc.,U.S.
- Content Note140
- Weight1 g
- Width8 mm
- Height9 mm
- Spine15 mm
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