The Accuracy Of Spatial Databases
Michael F. Goodchild, Sucharita Gopal
CRC Press, Dec 1, 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 308 pages
The book addresses the problem of accuracy of spatial databases, and comprises of papers drawn from a wide range of physical and human systems, taking approaches which vary from statistical to descriptive. Together they present both a comprehensive review of existing knowledge, techniques and experience, and an analysis of critical research needs in this area of spatial data handling.
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