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Ralph Stair + 1 other
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Textbook Problem

What is a geographic information system? Give an example of such a system.

Program Plan Intro

Information system:

  • An information system is a system which provides the necessary information to an organization to achieve the goals.
  • It monitors the transactions details, provides the required information to decision makers, and provides necessary documents to customers.
  • The main components in the information system are people, data, procedures, hardware, as well as software.
  • The main function of information system is to accept and process the input data and then stores the retrieved information and distributes it across the organization.
Program Explanation

Geographical information system:

  • It denotes a computer system that is capable of assembling, storing, manipulating as well as displaying of geographic information.
  • It denotes data identified according to its location...

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