Guest Editorial: What is Geocomputation?

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dc.contributor.author Gahegan, Mark en
dc.coverage.spatial Virginia, USA en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-10T22:15:41Z en
dc.date.issued 1999 en
dc.identifier.citation Transactions in GIS, 3(3): 203-206. 1999 en
dc.identifier.issn 1467-9671 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/7257 en
dc.description.abstract The first international conference on `GeoComputation', hosted by the Department of Geography at the University of Leeds in 1996, heralded the launch of a new research agenda in geographical analysis (Openshaw and Abrahart 1996). A measure of the interest generated in this field is that the conference has become established as a yearly event (Otago, New Zealand, 1997; Bristol, UK, 1998) and will be held in Virginia, USA in 1999 (http://www.tec.army.mil/GeoComp99) and in The Netherlands in 2000. Although there is certainly a reliance on computer science as an enabling technology, the term `geocomputation' is not intended as a synonym for GIS or spatial information theory Ð these being somewhat at odds with the original and ongoing vision. This editorial attempts to explain that vision, to describe the enabling technology in terms of what it offers geographical analysis and to outline some of the research questions that geocomputation faces. en
dc.relation.ispartof GeoComputation en
dc.relation.ispartofseries T. GIS en
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dc.title Guest Editorial: What is Geocomputation? en
dc.type Conference Item en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/1467-9671.00017 en
pubs.begin-page 203 en
pubs.volume 3 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: 1999 Blackwell Publishers en
pubs.end-page 206 en
pubs.start-date 1999 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Abstract en
pubs.elements-id 194924 en
pubs.org-id Faculty of Science en
pubs.org-id Computer Science en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2013-06-05 en


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