Duckham, Matt; Michael F. Goodchild; and Michael F. Worboys. Foundations of Geographic Information Science (New York: Taylor & Francis, 2003).
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Geographic Information Science: Defining the Field by David M. Mark
Chapter 2: The Nature and Value of Geographic Information by Michael F. Goodchild
Chapter 3: Communicating Geographic Information in Context by Michael F. Worboys
Chapter 4: Pragmatic Information Content–How to Measure the Information in a Route Description by Andrew U. Frank
Chapter 5: Representational Commitment in Maps by Christopher Habel
Chapter 6: Granularity in Change Over Time by John G. Stell
Chapter 7: A Theory of Granular Partitions by Thomas Bittner and Barry Smith
Chapter 8: On the ontological Status of Geographical Boundaries by Antony Galton
Chapter 9: Regions in Geography: Process and Content by Daniel R. Montello
Chapter 10: Neighborhoods and Landmarks by Stephen C. Hirtle
Chapter 11: Geographical Terminology Servers–Closing the Semantic Divide by Christopher B. Jones, Harith Alani and Douglas Tudhope
Chapter 12: Placing Cultural Events and Documents in Space and Time by Ray R. Larson
Chapter 13: Geographic Activity Models by Sabine Timpf