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Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences

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Beschreibung

Big data is upon us. With the 'internet of things' now a reality, social scientists must get to grips with the complex network of location-based data in order to ask questions and address problems in an increasingly networked, globalizing world. Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences: Mapping our Connected World provides an engaging and accessible introduction to the Geoweb with clear, step-by-step guides for:

  • Capturing Geodata from sources including GPS, sensor networks and Twitter
  • Visualizing Geodata using programmes including QGIS, GRASS and R
Packed with colour images and practical exercises, this book is the perfect guide for students and researchers looking to incorporate location-based data into their social science research.



Zusammenfassung
Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences: Mapping our Connected World provides an engaging and accessible introduction to the Geoweb with clear, step-by-step guides for: Capturing Geodata from sources including GPS, sensor networks and Twitter Visualizing Geodata using programmes including QGIS, GRASS and RFeaturing colour images, practical exercises and a companion website packed with resources, this book is the perfect guide for students and teachers looking to incorporate location-based data into their social science research.

Inhalt

Introduction: The Power of Where
A Brief History of the Geoweb
"Big Geodata": Managing Spatial Data in a Connected Age
Citizen Cartographers: Neogeography, VGI and the Democratization of Data Production
Challenges of the Geoweb: Data Accuracy, Privacy, and Surveillance
Introduction to Geodata: How do we Identify and Gather Location-Based Data?
Capturing Absolute Location with the Global Positioning System
Geocoding, Geotagging & Geoparsing
Social Media Geodata: Capturing Location-based Twitter Data
Mapping the Emerging Internet of Things
Visualizing Data in Geographic Information Systems with QGIS
Working with Geodata in GRASS
Working with Geodata in R
Web Mapping
Epilogue: Weaving the Geoweb

Produktinformationen

Titel: Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences
Untertitel: Mapping our Connected World
Autor:
EAN: 9781473965799
ISBN: 978-1-4739-6579-9
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: Sage Publications
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 344
Veröffentlichung: 19.10.2016
Jahr: 2016
Untertitel: Englisch