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Research Monograph: Constructing online collaborative environmental decision making systems

Yigitcanlar, Tan (2004) Research Monograph: Constructing online collaborative environmental decision making systems.

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Abstract

The use of computing to support environmental planning and the development of land use models dates back to the late 1950s. The main thrust of computing applications, which by the early 1980s increasingly included the use of geospatial technologies, is their contribution to better planning and decision making. The computing tools and technologies are designed to enhance the planners’ capability to deal with complex environments and to plan for prosperous and livable communities. This paper examines the role of Information Technologies (IT) and particularly Internet Based Geographic Information Systems (Internet GIS) as spatial decision support systems to aid community based local decision making. The paper also covers the advantages and challenges of these internet based mapping applications and tools for collaborative decision making on the environment.

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ID Code: 26262
Item Type: Other
Keywords: Internet GIS, internet based mapping, decision support systems, community based local decision making
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Tan Yigitcanlar
Deposited On: 21 Jul 2009 12:10
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2011 23:30

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