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Author Nogueras-Iso, Javier.

Title Geographic information metadata for spatial data infrastructures : resources, interoperability, and information retrieval / Javier Nogueras-Iso, Pedro Muro-Medrano, Javier Zarazaga-Soria
Edition First edition
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 263 pages) : illustrations
Contents Spatial Data Infrastructures and related concepts; A metadata infrastructure for the management of nested collections; Interoperability between metadata standards; The use of disambiguated thesauri to improve information retrieval; Integrating the concepts within the components of a Spatial Data Infrastructure; Conclusions and future work
Summary Metadata play a fundamental role in both DLs and SDIs. Commonly defined as "structured data about data" or "data which describe attributes of a resource" or, more simply, "information about data", it is an essential requirement for locating and evaluating available data. Therefore, this book focuses on the study of different metadata aspects, which contribute to a more efficient use of DLs and SDIs. The three main issues addressed are: the management of nested collections of resources, the interoperability between metadata schemas, and the integration of informati
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-257)
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Subject Geographic information systems.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Geography.
Metadata.
Form Electronic book
Author Muro-Medrano, Pedro R.
Zarazaga-Soria, F. Javier.
LC no. 2005920698
ISBN 3540244646 (alk. paper)
3540275088 (electronic bk.)
6610346798
9783540244646
9783540275084 (electronic bk.)
9786610346790