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ILWIS (The '''I'''ntegrated '''L'''and and '''W'''ater '''I'''nformation '''S'''ystem) is a Windows-based, integrated GIS and Remote Sensing (RS) open source software supporting:
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ILWIS (The <u>'''I'''</u>ntegrated <u>'''L'''</u>and and <u>'''W'''</u>ater <u>'''I'''</u>nformation <u>'''S'''</u>ystem) is a Windows-based, integrated GIS and Remote Sensing (RS) open source software supporting:
 
* Visualization of raster, vector and tabular data   
 
* Visualization of raster, vector and tabular data   
 
* Interactive retrieval of attribute information associated with spatial data
 
* Interactive retrieval of attribute information associated with spatial data
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* Python script language for automation of repetitive procedures  
 
* Python script language for automation of repetitive procedures  
  
ILWIS functionality for [[vectors]] includes many operations namely: converting analogue data to digital via digitizing, interpolation from isolines or points, pattern analysis, distance calculation, segment or point density analysis etc. As for [raster data]: distance calculation, generating a Digital Elevation Model (DEM), calculation of slope/aspect, deriving attribute maps, classifying maps, crossing maps and mathematical manipulation of maps pixel values are few of many ILWIS functionality. For [satellite imagery] it includes: atmospheric correction, image fusion, image segmentation, sampling and classification, filtering, multi-band statistics, cloud detection, pixel unmixing, multi-spectral/temporal analysis and many more functionalities. Moreover, ILWIS provides extensive editing tools for spatial and tabular data, provides WPS extension to carry out ILWIS commands on a remote server, provides tools for 3D analysis of spatial temporal events, supports generating animations and performing calculation on data via integrating [ILWIS-objects] in [Python] and connecting to external data and operations via source and operational [connectors].
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ILWIS functionality for [[vectors]] includes many operations namely: converting analogue data to digital via digitizing, interpolation from isolines or points, pattern analysis, distance calculation, segment or point density analysis etc. As for [[raster data]]: distance calculation, generating a Digital Elevation Model (DEM), calculation of slope/aspect, deriving attribute maps, classifying maps, crossing maps and mathematical manipulation of maps pixel values are few of many ILWIS functionality. For [[satellite imagery]] it includes: atmospheric correction, image fusion, image segmentation, sampling and classification, filtering, multi-band statistics, cloud detection, pixel unmixing, multi-spectral/temporal analysis and many more functionalities. Moreover, ILWIS provides extensive editing tools for spatial and tabular data, provides WPS extension to carry out ILWIS commands on a remote server, provides tools for 3D analysis of spatial temporal events, supports generating animations and performing calculation on data via integrating [[ILWIS-objects]] in [[Python]] and connecting to external data and operations via source and operational [[connectors]].

Latest revision as of 15:45, 7 June 2016

ILWIS (The Integrated Land and Water Information System) is a Windows-based, integrated GIS and Remote Sensing (RS) open source software supporting:

  • Visualization of raster, vector and tabular data
  • Interactive retrieval of attribute information associated with spatial data
  • Manipulation of raster, vector and tabular data
  • Implementing/developing algorithms for air/space borne image data processing
  • GIS analytical tools
  • Modeling dynamic spatial systems behaviors using modeler tools
  • 3D analysis of spatial temporal events using space-time-cube’ tools
  • Calculations on raster and tabular data using Python command lines
  • Direct access to spatial and tabular data of any format (via connectors)
  • Using remote server via WPS-ILWIS Bridge
  • Multitask operations
  • Educational platform for teaching GIS and RS
  • Python script language for automation of repetitive procedures

ILWIS functionality for vectors includes many operations namely: converting analogue data to digital via digitizing, interpolation from isolines or points, pattern analysis, distance calculation, segment or point density analysis etc. As for raster data: distance calculation, generating a Digital Elevation Model (DEM), calculation of slope/aspect, deriving attribute maps, classifying maps, crossing maps and mathematical manipulation of maps pixel values are few of many ILWIS functionality. For satellite imagery it includes: atmospheric correction, image fusion, image segmentation, sampling and classification, filtering, multi-band statistics, cloud detection, pixel unmixing, multi-spectral/temporal analysis and many more functionalities. Moreover, ILWIS provides extensive editing tools for spatial and tabular data, provides WPS extension to carry out ILWIS commands on a remote server, provides tools for 3D analysis of spatial temporal events, supports generating animations and performing calculation on data via integrating ILWIS-objects in Python and connecting to external data and operations via source and operational connectors.