The Journal of Spatial Information Science (JOSIS) is an international, interdisciplinary, open-access journal dedicated to publishing high-quality, original research articles in spatial information science. The journal aims to publish research spanning the theoretical foundations of spatial and geographical information science, through computation with geospatial information, to technologies for geographical information use. [More about JOSIS...]

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No 11 (2015)

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Table of Contents

Research Articles

Development and evaluation of a geographic information retrieval system using fine grained toponyms PDF Comments
Damien Palacio, Curdin Derungs, Ross Purves 1-29
Invariant spatial information in sketch maps — a study of survey sketch maps of urban areas PDF Comments
Jia Wang, Angela Schwering 31-52
Routes visualization: Automated placement of multiple route symbols along a physical network infrastructure PDF Comments
Jules Teulade-Denantes, Adrien Maudet, Cécile Duchêne 53-79
Spatial refinement as collection order relations PDF Comments
Zhong Zhao 81-110

Community Activities

SPATIAL 2015 PDF Comments
Werner Kuhn, Matt Duckham, Marcia Castro 111-113
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