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June 17th, 2012
GIS Tools Are Not Just for Geeks

Information, not money or ammunition, is now the holy grail of business organisations and governments across the world. Computer programming and computer graphics, apart from enabling us to visualise data, have made sophisticated data analysis possible, which allows one to understand the nuances in large data sets. Geographical data, being bulky and complex, is a good example of how valuable the sifting of large volumes of information can be. Statistical information pertaining to different aspects of a well-defined geographical region, allowed to vary with various geographical parameters such as latitude, longitude, altitude, population, jurisdictions and other variables, is termed ‘geospatial data’. Read More