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Geospatial Information Systems by Mind Map: Geospatial Information Systems
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Geospatial Information Systems

Introduction

What is Geospatial Information Systems?

characteristics of GIS

How does GIS work?

History of GIS

during 1960's

STOrage and RETrieval system (STORET)

SYnagraphic MAPping (SYMAP) system

Dual Independent Map Encoding system (DIME)

Early GIS Applications

Information Revolution

Decision making and GIS

Uses of GIS Software

Data creation

Geodatabases

Management and Analysis

Statistical

Vehicle navigation

Desktop Usage Patterns

Handheld & Wearable Usage Patterns Devices

Future of GIS software

A sharp increase in the quality and quantity of geospatial data

Location-aware computing

Databases and data mining

Human-computer interaction with geospatial information

Examples of GIS

Google Earth

MapQuest