Public Participation, GIS, and Cyberdemocracy: Evaluating on-Line Spatial Decision Support Systems

@article{Carver2001PublicPG,
  title={Public Participation, GIS, and Cyberdemocracy: Evaluating on-Line Spatial Decision Support Systems},
  author={S. Carver and Andrew J. Evans and R. Kingston and I. Turton},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design},
  year={2001},
  volume={28},
  pages={907 - 921}
}
In this paper we describe the development of Internet-based approaches to public participation and on-line spatial decision support systems in particular. Two case studies in developing web-based public participation GIS (PPGIS), one local and one regional, are described in detail. Results from the live testing of these systems are shown. These are discussed in the light of recent developments in ‘cyberdemocracy’ and conclusions are drawn about principles of on-line PPGIS and problems… Expand
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