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Representations of Space and Time

Donna J. Peuquet

380 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
Hardcover
June 2002
ISBN 978-1-57230-773-5
Cat. #0773
Price: $55.00 $46.75
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PART I: THEORIES OF WORLD KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION

1. Introduction

2. Representation versus Reality

3. Acquiring World Knowledge: The Overall Process

4. Storing World Knowledge: Some Elements of Conceptual Structure

5. Acquiring World Knowledge through Direct Experience

6. From Observation to Understanding

7. Acquiring Geographic Knowledge through Indirect Experience

8. How Spatial Knowledge Is Encoded

PART II: THE COMPUTER AS A TOOL FOR STORING AND ACQUIRING SPATIAL KNOWLEDGE

Introduction to Part II: New Tools, New Opportunities

9. The Computer as Medium

10. Storing Geographic Data

11. A New Perspective for Geographic Database Representation

12. Interacting with Databases

13. Issues for Implementing Advanced Geographic Databases

14. Epilogue: Moving Forward

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