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By A. Krishna Sinha, David Arctur, Ian Jackson, Linda Gundersen

ISBN-10: 0813724821

ISBN-13: 9780813724829

Geoscientists world wide realize the urgency in constructing new info administration features to fulfill the ever transforming into must realize, deal with, and maintain assets, in addition to to supply services for forecasting adversarial occasions for the general public at huge. This quantity includes papers from researchers addressing a few of these features as they're being constructed world wide, and it highlights the long run aim of geoinformatics to make facts and instruments on hand for assembly societal demanding situations. guides comparable to Societal demanding situations and Geoinformatics let researchers to proportion details that advances an integrative wisdom administration setting and to advertise facts without boundary lines.

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It is not uncommon to find such obsolete records, many over a decade old, still being published by metadata aggregators. REALIZING THE BENEFITS OF METADATA For an organization to be able to create, maintain, and disseminate its metadata in a consistent and reliable manner, there must be an appropriate management framework in place to ensure success. Without the subjective pain of an investment of time and resources, there will be no gains; the benefits will not be realized. The steps required are straightforward.

1996, Parts, wholes, and part-whole relations: The prospect of mereotopology: Data and Knowledge Engineering, v. 20, p. 1016/S0169-023X(96)00017-1. html (accessed May 2011). A. Giles British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham NG12 5GG, UK ABSTRACT Metadata are an essential tool for use in the management of geoscientific information. Well-managed metadata provide a number of key information management functions, including facilitating data discovery and providing a robust framework for information asset management.

1999, Parts and Places: The Structures of Spatial Representation: Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 238 p. , 2003, Mereological connection: Journal of Philosophical Logic, v. 32, p. 1023/A:1024895012224. , 2007, Ontology and the Semantic Web: Amsterdam, IOS Press, 258 p. , The Semantics of Relationships: An Interdisciplinary Perspective: Information Science and Knowledge Management Series: Dordrecht, the Netherlands, Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 3–21. , Proceedings of the 18th Joint International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (JICAI 2003): San Francisco, Morgan Kaufman, p.

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