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Mobile Wireless GRASS GIS for Handheld Computers Running GNU/Linux

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Abstract

Recent developments of the communication technologies in the last years opened a new dimension to Geographical Information Systems and Geoinformation Techno-logies. This new dimension is mobility. It is simplifying data gathering, processing and presentation independent from the area of application. A new branch, Mobile Geoinformation Technologies, is based on wireless communication systems, mobile personal computers, positioning systems and GIS. There are some proprietary GIS software solutions for mobile or handheld devices available on the market, but they are more focused on data logging tasks than providing full powered GIS support or data processing functions. In this paper, we propose a mobile implementation of the free and easily expandable GRASS GIS software in combination with the GNU/Linux operating system run on handheld devices. This approach supports real time in the field computations, data processing and cooperation of several active mobile clients using wireless networking.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Institute of Geoinformatics Faculty of Mining and Geology VSB Technical University of Ostrava 2: ITC-irst Trento, Italy

Publication date: 2004-04-01

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