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Accumulated Surfaces & Least-Cost Paths: GIS Modeling for Autonomous Ground Vehicle (AGV) Navigation
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-11)
The Geographic Information System (GIS) is a crucial part of any land navigation system. Autonomous ground vehicles should have access to stored geographic data and the ability to manipulate it for routing purposes. Since ...
GIS Aided Radio Wave Propagation Modeling and Analysis
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-12)
The analysis of radio wave propagation is a crucial part in designing an efficient wireless communication system. The Geographic Information System (GIS) can be incorporated into this procedure because most of the factors ...
GIS and Satellite Visibility: Viewsheds from Space
(Virginia Tech, 2005-04-28)
The Global Positioning System (GPS) has recently become the significant mapping tool for millions of customers worldwide, providing its users with accurate terrestrial positions almost instantaneously. The functionality ...
A GIS Assessment of Urban Sprawl in Richmond, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-10)
In the United States, the urban sprawl debate has closely paralleled urban growth trends over the past few decades. Many studies indicate that it is the pattern, density, and rate of new urban growth that create the ...
Analysis of Sinkhole Susceptibility and Karst Distribution in the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Virginia: Implications for Low Impact Development (LID) Site Suitability Models
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-13)
Increased stormwater runoff due to urban development in the northern Shenandoah Valley (NSV) region of Virginia has prompted local officials and representatives to consider Low Impact Development (LID) as a stormwater ...