National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 055 - Rasters
- Author(s): 055, CC in GIScience
- Goodchild, Michael F.
- Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
- Kemp, Karen K.
- et al.
This unit covers topics including the definition of raster; raster layers, how they are sampled from reality and how they represent reality; geometry and topology of rasters and edge effects on rasters; other forms of rasters including hexagonal and curved surfaces; run length encoding; and issues about working with rasters.