Classics from IJGIS: Twenty years of the International by Peter Fisher

By Peter Fisher

The previous two decades could be considered as the youth of geographic details technological know-how (GIS), because it grew from a burgeoning zone of analysis right into a mature and thriving box. in the course of these twenty years, the foreign magazine of Geographic info technological know-how (formerly structures) (IJGIS) was once the most widespread educational guiding forces in GIScience, and appears to stay so for the foreseeable destiny. To have fun this crucial milestone, Peter Fisher-the moment editor of IJGIS-has compiled 19 of the main major and influential articles ever released within the journal.

Classics from IJGIS: 20 years of the overseas magazine of Geographical info technology and structures includes articles that formed the best way we technique the technology of GIS, supplied seeds from which grew key advancements that experience molded the sector, opened new avenues of discovery around the panorama of contemporary GIScience, and a few which could mark the way it will switch sooner or later. Accompanying approximately each article is a statement written by means of at the least one of many unique authors. In those commentaries, the authors give some thought to numerous points of the unique paintings, together with what drove their unique examine, why the strategies have been greatly followed (or every so often, why not), and what the longer term may possibly carry for brand new study embarking on those and comparable parts. the 20 th article during this assortment is an unique contribution that examines the social and collaborative networks working inside of and shaping the physique of study within the field.

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