GIS Software

Information about GIS software and applications including both commercial and open source GIS applications. This category covers desktop GIS (Esri’s ArcGIS suite, MapInfo, QGIS, and GRASS) as well as web mapping, GIS apps, mobile GIS, and component GIS.


User context, location, and profile interests are integrated with personalized GIS to display adaptive profiles. From: Aoidh et. al, 2009.User context, location, and profile interests are integrated with personalized GIS to display adaptive profiles. From: Aoidh et. al, 2009.

Personalized GIS

In the world of personalized GIS, software being developed that can adapt to our behaviors and know what we need before having to request it or it can give us recommendations based on what tastes we have or have had in the past or based on others’ preferences.