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By Peter Fisher

ISBN-10: 0849370426

ISBN-13: 9780849370427

The previous twenty years should be considered as the early life of geographic details technological know-how (GIS), because it grew from a burgeoning region of analysis right into a mature and thriving box. in the course of these twenty years, the foreign magazine of Geographic info technological know-how (formerly platforms) (IJGIS) was once probably the most widespread educational guiding forces in GIScience, and appears to stay so for the foreseeable destiny. To have a good time this crucial milestone, Peter Fisher-the moment editor of IJGIS-has compiled 19 of the main major and influential articles ever released within the journal.

Classics from IJGIS: two decades of the overseas magazine of Geographical details technology and platforms comprises articles that formed the best way we technique the technology of GIS, supplied seeds from which grew key advancements that experience molded the sphere, opened new avenues of discovery around the panorama of recent GIScience, and a few which can mark the way it will switch sooner or later. Accompanying approximately each article is a statement written by way of not less than one of many unique authors. In those commentaries, the authors examine quite a few points of the unique paintings, together with what drove their unique examine, why the techniques have been extensively followed (or at times, why not), and what the long run may well carry for brand spanking new study embarking on those and related components. the 20 th article during this assortment is an unique contribution that examines the social and collaborative networks working inside of and shaping the physique of analysis within the field.

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