Islamic area studies with geographical information systems /

In this volume the contributors use Geographical Information Systems to reassess both historic and contemporary Asian countries and traditionally Islamic areas.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Okabe, Atsuyuki, 1945-
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series:New horizons in Islamic studies.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introducing Geographic Information Systems in Islamic Area Studies
  • Spatial data construction and a method for preliminary analysis: Constructing spatial databases from old paper documents; Constructing spatial databases from old maps : a case in historical studies; An exploratory method for discovering qualitatively changed areas using low resolution remotely sensed data : a case in the Persian Gulf area during 1982-1993; Estimating land use using high resolution remotely sensed data (Landsat TM) : a case study in Ponneri, India
  • Regional analysis: Islamic rule and local society in eighteenth century South India; Modeling the spatial structure of the administrative system in Ponneri, India, during the late eighteenth century; The Ferghana project : central Asian area studies with GIS; The use of GIS to locate abandoned villages listed in the Temettuat registers of Bal'kesir county, Anatolia
  • Urban analysis: The spatial structure of commercial areas in Turkey and other Islamic countries; The water supplies and public fountains in Istanbul
  • Network analysis with space syntax: Application of GIS to network analysis : characterization of traditional Turkish urban street networks; A three-dimensional analysis of the street network in Istanbul : an extension of space syntax using GIS; The space occupied by marketplaces and their societies in the Islamic world with particular reference to Isfahan and Istanbul
  • 3-dimensional spatial analysis: Three-dimensional view analysis using GIS : the locational tendency of mosques in Bursa, Turkey; An analysis on the visibility of minarets in Sana's old city of Yemen.