The Nature of Uncertainty in Historical Geographic Information

  title={The Nature of Uncertainty in Historical Geographic Information},
  author={Brandon Plewe},
  journal={Trans. GIS},
While the presence of uncertainty in the geometric and attribute aspects of geographic information is well known, it is also present in temporal information. In spatiotemporal GIS databases and other formal representations, uncertainty in all three aspects of geography (space, time, and theme) must often be modeled, but a good data model must first be based on a sound theoretical understanding of spatiotemporal uncertainty. The nature of both uncertainty inherent in a phenomenon (often termed… CONTINUE READING
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