3. Approaches to Uncertainty in Spatial Data

  1. Rodolphe Devillers and
  2. Robert Jeansoulin
  1. Peter Fisher,
  2. Alexis Comber and
  3. Richard Wadsworth

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612156.ch3

Fundamentals of Spatial Data Quality

Fundamentals of Spatial Data Quality

How to Cite

Fisher, P., Comber, A. and Wadsworth, R. (2006) Approaches to Uncertainty in Spatial Data, in Fundamentals of Spatial Data Quality (eds R. Devillers and R. Jeansoulin), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470612156.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781905209569

Online ISBN: 9780470612156

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Keywords:

  • observational information;
  • spatial information;
  • geographical information systems;
  • classification schemes;
  • endorsement theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The problem of definition

  • Error

  • Vagueness

  • Ambiguity

  • Data quality

  • Precision

  • Conclusion: uncertainty in practice

  • References