Dr. Zhong-Ren Peng

Department of Urban Planning
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: 414-229-5887


Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou

Department of Geography
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-4493
Phone: 619-594-0205


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           Internet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless Networks,authored by Dr. Zhong-Ren Peng and Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou, is the first of its kind to thoroughly cover basic Internet GIS issues--such as the state of the art of technology and state of the practice of implementation, applications, and data, as well as the future trend of the Internet GIS--in preparation for using and getting the most out of newly available, off-the-shelf Internet GIS software packages.


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          The groundbreaking book addresses a suit of emerging new technologies aimed at making GIS more mobile, powerful, and flextible, as well as better able to share and communicate geographic information. Broadly, and in-depth, it covers basic network architecture, introduces the practical framework for applications, and demonstrates how the technology functions in the real world. More than a fundamental book, it progressively discuss application development, metadata, recent open standard initiatives, and methods for ensuring that current systems will be compatible with future trends. One-of-a-kind material features:

  • Thirty-three informative case studies illustrating applied techniques
  • Product reviews of software packages performing in a variety of applications and environments
  • Web resources and references at the end of each chapter

           This website serves a resource repository for this book. The "Book" section in the web provides outline of the main content in each of the fourteen chapters. Most importantly, you can navigate the links listed in the web resources subsection of each chapter to acquire complementary knowledge and discussion of the topics introduced in the chapter. The "Demo" section will provides code examples covering newly technologies such as XML, GML, Java, etc. as discussed in the book. You can learn by practicing. If you would like to know more about our authors, you can click on the "Author" section and learn about the research interests and recent projects by the authors. After navigating the web and getting a taste of the book, don't forget to order the book if you like. The " ORDER" in the sidebar provides the shortcut to John Wiley's online store. Should you have any questions, comments or suggestions, you are welcome to contact the authors, or access our "Feedback" section to communicate with us. We would like to hear from you.          

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