Sensors and Systems
Breaking News
Galileo Sets the Stage for the Uptake of AI in Aviation
Rating12345Galileo and EGNOS spread aviation services to areas where...
Astronaut assistant CIMON-2 is on its way to the International Space Station
Rating12345Cape Canaveral – A new CIMON for the International...
IWCE Announces Agenda and Opens Registration for its 44th Annual Conference for Critical Communications Industry
Rating12345IWCE the leading annual event for critical communications technology...

October 5th, 2007
Example applications of historical maps in GIS and databases

  • Rating12345

Historical maps are a vital and often used source in a variety of disciplines and applications. Since a decade or two, they have moved into the GIS-community. A large scanning project by Lantmäteriverket will make most of the maps in Sweden available as raster images. Two major projects have modelled the maps for storage in databases, but they have several drawbacks. In our project we model the maps as close to the original structure as possible with a very data oriented view. In this article some different applications are presented, which goes beyond the traditional use of historical maps in GIS. These brief examples involve data mining, statistics, retrogressive analysis and hypothesis testing.
(Download 2007) (18 pages, 2.29MB PDF)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *