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Title: Urban information systems in Turkish local governments
Authors: Velibeyoğlu, Koray
Keywords: Turkey
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Land Information System (LIS)
Wide-Area Network (WAN)
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: IGI Global Publishing
Source: Velibeyoğlu, K. (2005). Urban information systems in Turkish local governments. In Marshall, S., Taylor, W., and Yu, X. (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology, (pp.709-714). Hershey, Pennsylvania. doi:10.4018/978-1-59140-575-7.ch127
Abstract: Since the end of 1980s, different sectors have implemented geographical information systems (GIS) in Turkey. A study on GIS market in Turkey indicates that municipalities are the primary customers (Gülersoy & Yigiter, 1999). One of the earliest GIS projects in Turkey began with the production of digital maps covering the boundaries of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in 1987. Since 1994, a rapid development process has occurred with the widespread diffusion of GIS especially in universities and large public sector organizations respectively. However, the early city-wide municipal GIS projects were initiated only after 1996 (Ucuzal, 1999).
URI: http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59140-575-7.ch127
http://hdl.handle.net/11147/1939
ISBN: 9781-5914-0575-7
Appears in Collections:City and Regional Planning / Şehir ve Bölge Planlama
Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection

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