Database Engines for Geographical Information Systems
Haworth, G. M. (1992) Database Engines for Geographical Information Systems. In: Geographic Information: The Yearbook of the Association for Geographic Information, 1992/3. Taylor and Francis, pp. 436-448. ISBN 074800046X
Our ability to identify, acquire, store, enquire on and analyse data is increasing as never before, especially in the GIS field. Technologies are becoming available to manage a wider variety of data and to make intelligent inferences on that data. The mainstream arrival of large-scale database engines is not far away. The experience of using the first such products tells us that they will radically change data management in the GIS field.
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