Modelling and Exchanging Geo-information

  • Mathias Lemmens
Part of the Geotechnologies and the Environment book series (GEOTECH, volume 5)


All sorts of businesses wishing to sell products and services via user-friendly web pages are pushing rapid advances in web development technology. As a result, since the turn of the millennium this has become one of the fastest growing industries globally and important offspring of the worldwide desire to do business via the internet. This chapter starts with treating Unified Modelling Language (UML), a process and tool-independent modelling syntax for building software systems, but also usable for modelling processes involving geo-information such as transferring real estate from seller to buyer. Next we consider Open Source Software and languages to disseminate geo-data over the web.


Unify Modelling Language Class Diagram Sequence Diagram Activity Diagram Object Management Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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