GIS-based Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Hardback Book

GIS-based Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences Hardback

Edited by Atsuyuki (University of Tokyo, Japan) Okabe

Description

Studies in the humanities and the social sciences can be enhanced through the use of geographic information systems (GIS).

However, this computer-aided method of analysis is worthless unless researchers can devote the time necessary to learn what it is, what it can do, and how to use it. Resulting from a six-year project entitled Spatial Information Science for the Humanities and Social Sciences (SIS for HSS), GIS-Based Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences details the tools and processes for deploying GIS in economic and social analyses.

Through the use of this book, readers can understand how GIS technology can be utilized in advancing studies.

This volume will also encourage professionals in humanities and the social sciences to employ new GIS-based methods in their own research.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 344 pages, 33 equations; 20 Tables, black and white; 16 Illustrations, color; 175 Illustrations, bla
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociology & anthropology
  • ISBN: 9780849327131

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