Spatio-Temporal Databases by Rita de Caluwe
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Spatio-Temporal Databases
By Rita de Caluwe

Spatio-Temporal Databases

Flexible Querying and Reasoning

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Spatio-Temporal Databases by Rita de Caluwe

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Spatio-Temporal Databases explores recent trends in flexible querying and reasoning about time- and space-related information in databases. It shows how flexible querying enhances standard querying expressiveness in many different ways, with the aim of facilitating extraction of relevant data and information. Flexible spatial and temporal reasoning denotes qualitative reasoning about dynamic changes in the spatial domain, characterized by imprecision or uncertainty (or both). Many of the contributions focus on GIS, while some others are more general, or focus on related application fields, presenting theoretical viewpoints and techniques that are inspiring or can be adapted for GIS. The first part bundles the contributions on advances at the theoretical level, also discussing examples and opening further perspectives. The second part presents contributions on well-developed applications. The authors explain how to handle imprecision and uncertainty, demonstrating how advanced techniques can help to solve diverse problems related to GIS.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783540222149
ISBN-10: 3540222146
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Publish Date: 12-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: Germany

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