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Application of GIS Technologies in Historic and Ethnographic Research

  • Yan IvakinEmail author
  • Vladislav Ivakin
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)

Abstract

Integration of the two greatly different directions in the modern science like history and geoinformation systems allows for developing and implementing a number of qualitatively new information systems applicable to the historical and ethnical research. The here presented paper is aimed at considering basic potential and perculiarities of the above information technologies.

Keywords

Geographic information system GIS technologies Historic reconstruction Earth remote sensing GIS-based representation of knowledge Data about historical Geographic process 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS)St.PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Lomonosov Moscow State University (Department of History)MoscowRussia

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