Uncertainty in Spatial Information, Analysis, and Applications: Chinese Perspectives

Deren Li
State Key Lab for Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing Wuhan University, 129 Luoyu Road, Wuhan 430079, China

Abstract. This paper reviews past research by Chinese researchers on error analysis in geomatic engineering. Currently, a trend towards uncertainty characterization in geoinformation, analysis, and applications is clearly visible in China. Future developments will be seen not only in theory and technology but also applications in terms of making contribution to national economy and social welfares, which, in turn, will reinforce the position of the research community of spatial uncertainty in the world.

Keywords: geomatic engineering, error analysis, uncertainty, geostatistics, validation, indeterminate objects 

In: Wan, Y. et al. (eds) Proceeding of the 8th international symposium on spatial accuracy assessment in natural resources and environmental sciences, World Academic Union (Press).

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