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GIS-Based Interactive Tool to Map the Evolution of American Automobile Industry
Alla, Saran Teja Reddy
Eckberg, CarlDonald, JohnBhattacharjee, Subrata
x, 39 pages : illustrations (some colored).
This is a GIS based tool for showcasing the history of the American Automobile Industry starting from 1900 to post Second World War. The tool is developed using simple language and is flexible to allow future enhancements. The application consists of numerous images and textual information, and also some links that can be used by this software which depict various automobile companies including the steam automobile manufacturers at the American automobile inception. It covers various topics on evolution of different technologies in automobiles. All the automobile industries locations are shown on GIS (Geographical Information Science) maps The tool can be tweaked as per user necessities and is created utilizing JAVA and GIS Technology. The user interface is made utilizing JAVA and MOJO, which help promote learning and understanding of the topic. The user interface in this tool includes the usual zoom-in, zoom-out, as well as legend editing, printing, images, layer control and many menu items.
Includes bibliographical references (page 39).
Master of Science (M.S.) San Diego State University, 2015
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