Data Models in Geographic Information Systems.

Shashi Shekhar, Mark Coyle, Brajesh Goyal, Duen-Ren Liu, Shyamsundar Sarkar: Data Models in Geographic Information Systems. Commun. ACM 40(4): 103-111(1997)
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               Mark Coyle and
               Brajesh Goyal and
               Duen-Ren Liu and
               Shyamsundar Sarkar},
  title     = {Data Models in Geographic Information Systems},
  journal   = {Commun. ACM},
  volume    = {40},
  number    = {4},
  year      = {1997},
  pages     = {103-111},
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Geographic information systems are used to collect, analyze, and present information describing the physical and logical properties of the geo-graphic world. Geographically refer-enced data is the spatial data that pertain to a location on the earth's surface.

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