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Geographic Information Systems

  • Tom Logsdon
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Abstract

Americans are currently spending $500 billion per annum on logistics—moving objects and people from place to place—then, as often as not, moving them back to where they started again. Most of the maps now being used to aid these costly and complicated logistics operations are printed on paper. But digital maps stored in computers—especially those arranged in thin, electronic layers—are beginning to capture a substantial market share.

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