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Multicriteria Decision Analysis in Geographic Information Science (Advances in Geographic Information Science)

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Publisher Comments:

This book is intended for the GIS Science and Decision Science communities. It is primarily targeted at postgraduate students and practitioners in GIS and urban, regional and environmental planning as well as applied decision analysis. It is also suitable for those studying and working with spatial decision support systems.The main objectives of this book are to effectivley integrate Multicriteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) into Geographic Information Science (GIScience), to provide a comprehensive account of theories, methods, technologies and tools for tackling spatial decision problems and to demonstrate how the GIS-MCDA approaches can be used in a wide range of planning and management situations.

Synopsis:

This book integrates Multicriteria Decision Analysis and Geographic
Information Science, offering a comprehensive account of theories,
methods, technologies and tools for tackling spatial decision problems and showing how GIS-MCDA aids planning and management.

Synopsis:

This book integrates Multicriteria Decision Analysis and Geographic Information Science, offering a comprehensive account of theories, methods, technologies and tools for tackling spatial decision problems and showing how GIS-MCDA aids planning and management.

About the Author

Jacek Maczewski is associate professor of geography at the University of Western Ontario, Claus Rinner is assistant professor of geography at the University of Toronto.

Table of Contents

Part I: Preliminaries.- GIScience Approaches to MCDA.- Overview of GIS-MCDA.- GIS-MCDA: A.- Survey of the Literature.- Part II: Spatial MCDA: Methods.- 4: Multiattribute Decision Analysis Methods.- 5: Multiobjective Optimization Methods.- 6: Artificial Intelligence Methods.- 7: Dealing with Uncertainties.- 8: Geographic Visualisation and MCDA.- 9: Multi-scale GIS-MCDA.- 10: Spatial-temporal MCDA.- Part III: Spatial MCDA: Technologies.- Desktop GIS-MCDA.- 12: Client/Server-based GIWS-MCDA.- Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783540747567
Author:
Malczewski, Jacek
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Rinner, Claus
Location:
Berlin, Heidelberg
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Geographical Information Systems/Cartography
Subject:
Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning
Subject:
Analysis
Subject:
Environmental management
Subject:
Mathematical Applications in Earth Sciences
Subject:
Computer Applications in Earth Sciences
Subject:
Geography-General
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
B
Subject:
Earth and Environmental Science
Subject:
Geographical information systems
Subject:
Regional Planning
Subject:
Global analysis (Mathematics)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Series:
Advances in Geographic Information Science
Publication Date:
20131028
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

Related Subjects

Engineering » Civil Engineering » Cartography
History and Social Science » Geography » General
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Science and Mathematics » Geology » General
Science and Mathematics » Materials Science » General

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Product details 300 pages Springer - English 9783540747567 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This book integrates Multicriteria Decision Analysis and Geographic
Information Science, offering a comprehensive account of theories,
methods, technologies and tools for tackling spatial decision problems and showing how GIS-MCDA aids planning and management.
"Synopsis" by , This book integrates Multicriteria Decision Analysis and Geographic Information Science, offering a comprehensive account of theories, methods, technologies and tools for tackling spatial decision problems and showing how GIS-MCDA aids planning and management.
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