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History - Research Initiatives

  • Initiative 1
    Accuracy of Spatial Databases (1988-1990)
    Michael Goodchild
  • Initiative 2
    Languages of Spatial Relations (1989-1991)
    David Mark
  • Initiative 3
    Multiple Representations (1989-1991)
    Barbara Buttenfield
  • Initiative 4
    Use & Value of Geographic Information (1989-1992)
    Hugh Calkins & Harlan Onsrud
  • Initiative 5
    Large Spatial Databases (1989-1992)
    Terence Smith & Andrew Frank
  • Initiative 6
    Spatial Decision Support Systems (1990-1992)
    Michael Goodchild & Paul Densham
  • Initiative 7
    Visualization of Spatial Data Quality (1991-1993)
    Kate Beard & Barbara Buttenfield
  • Initiative 8
    Formalizing Cartographic Knowledge (1993-)
    Barbara Buttenfield
  • Initiative 9
    Institutions Sharing Geographic Information (1992-)
    Harlan Onsrud & Gerard Rushton
  • Initiative 10
    Spatio-Temporal Reasinong in GIS (1993-)
    Max Egenhofer & Reginald Golledge
  • Initiative 11
    Cancelled
  • Initiative 12
    Integration of Remote Sensing & GIS (1990-1993)
    Frank Davis, John Estes & Jeffrey Star
  • Initiative 13
    User Interfaces for GIS (1991-1993)
    David Mark & Andrew Frank
  • Initiative 14
    GIS & Spatial Analysis (1992-1994)
    Stewart Fotheringham & Peter Rogerson
  • Initiative 15
    Multiple Roles for GIS in U.S. Global Change Research (1994-)
    Kate Beard, John Estes, Tim Foresman, Michael Goodchild,
    Jenny Robinson & Kenneth McGwire
  • Initiative 16
    Law, Information Policy & Spatial Databases (1994-)
    Harlan Onsrud & Robert Reis
  • Initiative 17
    Collaborative Spatial Decision-Making (1994-)
    Paul Densham, Marc Armstrong & Karen Kemp
  • Initiative 18
    Changed to a conference
  • Initiative 19
    The Social Implications of How People, Space &
    Environment are Represented in GIS (1995-)
    Trevor Harris & Daniel Weiner
  • Initiative 20
    Interoperating GIS’s (1996-)
    Max Egenhofer & Michael Goodchild
  • Initiative 21
    Formal Models of the Common-Sense Geographic World (1996-)
    David Mark & Max Egenhofer


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