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OPEN GIS Presented By: Prabhu.R 20071120


INTRODUCTION What is GIS? Geographic Information System Relation between the real world and the maps. Integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and finally displaying all forms of geographically referenced information.


INTRODUCTION What is Open Source Software? Open Source = license free software, Where the Source code is publicly available. Software where the Source code can be downloaded, read, used, modified, copied, improved by anyone and can be redistributed after modifications. Source code may be in any simple to complex languages such as C, C++, Python, TCL …


INTRODUCTION What is OGC? Open Geospatial Consortium, an International Voluntary Consensus. Many commercial, governmental, nonprofit and research organizations worldwide having the same idea. To develop and implement the standards for geospatial content and services, GIS data processing and location based services.

Open Source GIS Software's:

Open Source GIS Software's GRASS GIS – originally developed by U.S Army SAGA GIS – A hybrid GIS software (System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses) Quantum GIS - QGIS is an Open Source GIS that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, and Windows. MapWindow GIS - Free, open source GIS desktop application and programming component. ILWIS, uDig, gvSIG. JUMP GIS / OpenJUMP - (Open) Java Unified Mapping Platform .

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