Intelligent Positioning: GIS-GPS Unification

GIS and GPS integration is happening in research and commercial activities worldwide, however this is the first GIS-GPS integration book to look at applications that combine GIS and GPS to provide one solution. It begins by providing readers with technical overviews of GPS and GIS and their integration, and then focuses on a selection of R&D activities in applications ranging from intelligent transport systems to real time location based tourist information systems. * Provides overview chapters on GIS, GPS and GIS-GPS integration for readers who are less familiar with either system * Based on the authors' own research and development activities in both the UK and the US * Includes case studies in each chapter to illustrate the end-product/commercial activities that research can lead to