Zur Seitenansicht
 

Titelaufnahme

Titel
Place versus Space : From Points, Lines and Polygons in GIS to Place-Based Representations Reflecting Language and Culture
VerfasserBlaschke, Thomas ; Merschdorf, Helena ; Cabrera-Barona, Pablo ; Gao, Song ; Papadakis, Emmanuel ; Kovacs-Györi, Anna
Erschienen in
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, Basel, 2018, Jg. 7, H. 11, S. 1-26
ErschienenBasel : MDPI, 2018
SpracheDeutsch
DokumenttypAufsatz in einer Zeitschrift
Schlagwörter (EN)GIScience / sense of place / place-based GIS / spatial turn / digital humanities
ISSN2220-9964
URNurn:nbn:at:at-ubs:3-10964 Persistent Identifier (URN)
DOI10.3390/ijgi7110452 
Zugriffsbeschränkung
 Das Werk ist frei verfügbar
Dateien
Place versus Space [6.73 mb]
Links
Nachweis
Klassifikation
Zusammenfassung (Englisch)

Around the globe, Geographic Information Systems (GISs) are well established in the daily workflow of authorities, businesses and non-profit organisations. GIS can effectively handle spatial entities and offer sophisticated analysis and modelling functions to deal with space. Only a small fraction of the literature in Geographic Information Scienceor GIScience in shorthas advanced the development of place, addressing entities with an ambiguous boundary and relying more on the human or social attributes of a location rather than on crisp geographic boundaries. While the GIScience developments support the establishment of the digital humanities, GISs were never designed to handle subjective or vague data. We, an international group of authors, juxtapose place and space in English language and in several other languages and discuss potential consequences for Geoinformatics and GIScience. In particular, we address the question of whether linguistic and cultural settings play a role in the perception of place. We report on some facts revealed by this multi-language and multi-cultural dialogue, and what particular aspects of place we were able to discern regarding the few languages addressed.

Statistik
Das PDF-Dokument wurde 3 mal heruntergeladen.
Lizenz
CC-BY-Lizenz (4.0)Creative Commons Namensnennung 4.0 International Lizenz