Gis Search is a portal to GIS news and information.
This site will show you how to perform geo-coding of data, and contains information about geographical search engines. One of the authors is also the creator of LocalLucene and LocalSolr, the open source geographical search engines. Below are a few select articles from the GIS search online book.
More chapters are available inside the book, and as always feed back is welcome !
Pretty much most search applications today have a standard interface.
A simple text box and a search button.
However when performing a geographical search, th
A question that is often asked, how and where do I get geographical data from.
Technology is generally the easy part, getting the data is tough.
Local lucene is an effort to provide geographical search capibilities to Java Lucene.
Local lucene is not a search engine in itself but the libaries and capabiliet