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Wiki.GIS.com is an encyclopedia dedicated to geographic information systems (GIS).

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Spatial Analysis

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In statistics, spatial analysis, or spatial statistics, includes any of the formal techniques which study entities using their topological, geometric, or geographic properties. The phrase properly refers to a variety of techniques, many still in their early development, using different analytic approaches and applied in fields as diverse as astronomy, with its studies of the placement of galaxies in the cosmos, to chip fabrication engineering, with its use of 'place and route' algorithms to build complex wiring structures. The phrase is often used in a more restricted sense to describe techniques applied to structures at the human scale, most notably in the analysis of geographic data. The phrase is even sometimes used to refer to a specific technique in a single area of research, for example, to describe statistics. ... more

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System Design Strategies

System Design Strategies is an exclusive resource for the successful design and deployment for geographic information systems technology. This documentation is provided to share system architecture design methodology and the fundamental principles that contribute to system performance and scalability.

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Event: Esri Developer Summit
Location: Palm Springs, CA
Date: 3/10/2015

Event: Esri Developer Summit
Location: Palm Springs, CA
Date: 3/10/2015

Event: Esri Developer Summit
Location: Palm Springs, CA
Date: 3/10/2015

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GIS Trivia

Can you survive our GIS Trivia Challenge?

What is the process of estimating one's current position based upon a previously determined position?

  1. Dead reckoning
  2. Triangulation
  3. Locating

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