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By Daniel A. Griffith, Yongwan Chun, Denis J. Dean

ISBN-10: 3319227858

ISBN-13: 9783319227856

This e-book comprises refereed papers from the thirteenth overseas convention on GeoComputation held on the college of Texas, Dallas, may possibly 20-23, 2015. considering 1996, the contributors of the GeoComputation (the paintings and technology of fixing advanced spatial issues of pcs) group have joined jointly to advance a chain of meetings within the uk, New Zealand, Australia, eire and the us of the United States. The convention encourages different subject matters relating to novel methodologies and applied sciences to complement the longer term improvement of GeoComputation research.

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