Special thanks go out to Zorica Nedovic´-Budic´ who again, took the time to compile and edit this Literature Review. Due to her tireless efforts and dedication to URISA we are able to include this section as an annual feature of the URISA Journal. Zorica Nedovic´–Budic´ is an assistant professor of urban planning and geographic information systems (GIS). She earned a Ph.D. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993. Her main area of research is the implementation of GIS in local government settings and the evaluation of GIS impact on urban planning functions and process. Comparative study of urban development and planning practice in former communist countries in Europe is another current research interest.
For the review of Current Journal Literature, we have selected 21 journals of related interest to URISA members (see next page for list of journals). The Journal Literature editors scan these journals for articles they feel are relevant to the URISA audience. Selected articles are then assigned one of nine categories, which are modeled after the index categories used for the Journal and the URISA Proceedings. Several additional categories have been added. The nine categories are:
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Analysis, Modeling and Simulation Applications Cartography Data Hardware, Software and Technology Implementation and Management Remote Sensing and GPS System Concepts and Theory Other Issues and Topics
Please note that there are no clear-cut boundaries between categories, and some articles may qualify for entry in more than one. However, we decided against repetitive entries for a single article, so the reader is advised to look in more than one category for a particular entry. Also, note that some entries are list only the beginning page number of an article. These articles were retrieved online, and ending pages were not provided. If you have suggestions or comments about our... [continues]
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