Issue No. 03 - May/June (1998 vol. 15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/52.676719
Geographic information systems store a wealth of information for diverse applications, and users must often access GISs from various vendors and residing on varying platforms. To meet this need, the authors created a spatial query mechanism for GISs that is distributed and open, giving users access to many different GISs across the Internet.
S. Coetzee and J. Bishop, "A New Way to Query GISs on the Web," in IEEE Software, vol. 15, no. , pp. 31-40, 1998.