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The representation of parcels and parcel relationships in a land information system


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Driessen, Robert J(Robert John) 1989 , 'The representation of parcels and parcel relationships in a land information system', Unspecified thesis, University of Tasmania.

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A number of functionally independent cultural parcels are in common use. These
include the legal parcel, assessment parcel, farm parcel and administrative parcels.
Many independent Land Data Systems have been developed on the basis of individual
parcel definitions. The development of successful Land Information Systems is
dependent upon the integration of these single purpose systems. This integration
requires an ability to incorporate a variety of distinct parcel definitions and determine
the relationships between these definitions.
This thesis examines some common parcel definitions and evaluates their relationships
on the basis of six fundamental topological relations. A set of basic operations on
parcels and parcel maps are defined and used in conjunction with the basic parcel
relationships to develop a model for the representation of cultural parcels.
The model is tested on theoretical data and then against three different combinations of
real data sets. The tests on the cultural data of the one rural and two urban data
combinations proved successful.
The model is reliant upon a separate identifier for each distinct parcel definition and a
knowledge of the topological relationships between each parcel represented in the

Item Type: Thesis - Unspecified
Authors/Creators:Driessen, Robert J(Robert John)
Keywords: Land use, Landscape assessment, Information storage and retrieval systems
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Thesis (M.Surv.Sc.)--University of Tasmania, 1990. Bibliography: leaves 172-176

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