But Is It Gis?

@inproceedings{Gold2004ButII,
  title={But Is It Gis?},
  author={C. Gold},
  year={2004}
}
GIS as we know it is traditionally a two-dimensional static representation of space, closely related to the paper maps that were its inspiration. While various attempts have been made to define a “3D GIS” or a “Dynamic GIS”, in recent years other disciplines have moved much faster in this direction – notably some parts of computer science, computer graphics and game development. This paper looks at this situation, and suggests some remedial actions in the geography (and surveying) communities… CONTINUE READING

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