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Simulation of self-organizing urban systems based on object-oriented GIS
Author(s): Ying Ge; Ye Wu; Qi Liang; Weibiao Yan
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Paper Abstract

The object-oriented GIS data model enables the specification of applications not only to be a more accurate representation but also to incorporate "intelligent" objects into an analytical framework through their associated behaviors and methods. In this paper, a specific logical data model incorporating the decision-making support techniques is designed in the object-oriented approach, in order to restructure the NEG basic models for this research case to support the empirical explorations of self-organizing urban systems of Eastern China; furthermore, this logical model is directly mapped into the ArcGIS geodatabase data model within the framework of relational database technology. A prototype GIS software system for simulating urban hierarchy of study case in the environment of object-oriented GIS is proposed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 October 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6420, Geoinformatics 2006: Geospatial Information Science, 64201L (28 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.713017
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Ying Ge, Hohai Univ. (China)
Nanjing Univ. (China)
Ye Wu, Hohai Univ. (China)
Qi Liang, Nanjing Univ. (China)
Weibiao Yan, Nanjing Univ. of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6420:
Geoinformatics 2006: Geospatial Information Science
Jianya Gong; Jingxiong Zhang, Editor(s)

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