IRMA-International.org: Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Urban Information Systems in Turkish Local Governments

Urban Information Systems in Turkish Local Governments
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Koray Velibeyoglu (Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey)
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 9
Source title: Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Craig Van Slyke (Northern Arizona University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-949-6.ch191

Purchase

View Urban Information Systems in Turkish Local Governments on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.

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 (G├╝lersoy & 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).

Related Content

Adeyinka Tella, Oluwakemi Titilola Olaniyi, Aderinola Ololade Dunmade. © 2021. 24 pages.
Md. Maidul Islam. © 2021. 17 pages.
Peterson Dewah. © 2021. 23 pages.
Lungile Precious Luthuli, Thobekile K. Buthelezi. © 2021. 14 pages.
Delight Promise Udochukwu, Chidimma Oraekwe. © 2021. 13 pages.
Julie Moloi. © 2021. 18 pages.
Mandisa Msomi, Lungile Preciouse Luthuli, Trywell Kalusopa. © 2021. 17 pages.
Body Bottom