Virtues and Vices of Geographic Information Systems:


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Virtues and Vices of Geographic Information Systems:


Virtue 1: Visualization

Virtue #2: Data Integration

Virtue #3: Support Community Policing

Analytic Tool: Crime Pattern Detection

Analytic Tool: Identify Associations, Land use and crime

Analytic Tool: Concentrations of Events

Analytic Tool: Change Over Time/Displacement

Analytic Tool: Characterizing Crime Around a Location

Vice #1: Shiny New Toy Syndrome

Vice #2: Easy to Produce Misleading Maps

Misleading Maps

Vice #3: Getting Stuck in Descriptive Mapping

GIS horizons


Three dimensional Mapping

Vertical and Horizontal Pattern Detection

Predictive Models

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Training and Software

Publications and Networking

Top Five Myths About GIS

Double-edged sword

Mapping on the Web

Getting Started: Major issues

Author: Elizabeth R. Groff


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