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Frank, Andrew U.


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    Edited Books

    • Zevenbergen, J. , A. U. Frank, E. Stubkjær (eds.). 2007.Real Property Transactions Procedures, Transaction Costs and Models; IOS Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands, ISBN: 978-1-58603-581-5; pp. 280.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Grum, E., (eds.). 2004. Proceedings of the ISSDQ '04 Volume 1 and 2. (Frank, A.U., & Grum, E., eds.), Vol. 28a and b, GeoInfo Yellow Series, Vienna, Department of Geoinformation and Cartography.
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    • Koubarakis, M. and et al., (eds.). 2003. Spatiotemporal Databases: The Chorochronos Approach. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Berlin, Springer-Verlag.
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    • Frank, A.U., Raper, J., & Cheylan, J.-P., (eds.). 2001. Life and Motion of Socio-Economic Units. ESF Series, London, Taylor & Francis.
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    • Frank, A. U., Raubal, M., & van der Vlugt, M., (eds.). 2000. PANEL-GI Compendium - A guide to GI and GIS. Genova, Italy, Geographical Information Systems International Group (GISIG) & European Commission.
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    • Frank, A.U., Raubal, M., & Vlugt van der, M., (eds.). 2000. Kompendium Panel -GI - Przewodnik po GI i GIS. Chorzów, Poland, GISPOL - Stowarzyszenie Uzytkowników Krajowego Systemu Informacji o Terenie.
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    • Frank, A.U., Raubal, M., & Vlugt van der, M., (eds.). 2000. Panel-GI Compendium - A guide to GI and GIS. Vol. 21, Geo-Info Series, Vienna, Department of Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna.
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    • Frank, A. U., Raubal, M., & van der Vlugt, M., (eds.). 1999. Multi-Agency Databases to Manage Geographic Information. (Frank, A., & Raubal, M., eds.), Vol. 16, GeoInfo Series, Vienna, Department of Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna.
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    • Hirtle, S.C., & Frank, A.U., (eds.). 1997. Spatial Information Theory - A Theoretical Basis for GIS (Proceedings of the Int. Conference COSIT'97). Vol. 1329, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Berlin, Springer-Verlag.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Winter, S., (eds.). 1997. First Chorochronos Intensive Workshop CIW 97. Chorochronos Technical Reports, Technical University of Athens, Greece.
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    • Frank, A.U., Kuhn, W., Hölbling, W., Schachinger, H., & Haunold, P., (eds.). 1997. Gofer as used at GeoInfo (TU Vienna). (Frank, A.U., & Haunold, P., eds.), Vol. 12, GeoInfo Series, Vienna, Austria, Dept. of Geoinformation, TU Vienna.
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    • Burrough, P.A., & Frank, A.U., (eds.). 1996. Geographic Objects with Indeterminate Boundaries. (Masser, I. & F. Salgé, series eds.), GISDATA Series, London, Taylor & Francis. 
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    • Kuhn, W., & Frank, A.U., (eds.). 1995. Spatial Information Theory - A Theoretical Basis for GIS (Proceedings of the Int. Conference COSIT'95). Vol. 988, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Berlin, Springer-Verlag.
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    • Frank, A.U., (ed.) 1995. Geographic Information Systems - Materials for a post-graduate course; Vol. 3: GIS Organization. (Frank, A.U., & Haunold, P., eds.), Vol. 6, GeoInfo Series, Vienna, Austria, Dept. of Geoinformation, TU Vienna.
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    • Frank, A.U., (ed.) 1995. Geographic Information Systems - Materials for a post-graduate course; Vol. 2: GIS Technology. (Frank, A.U., & Haunold, P., eds.), Vol. 5, GeoInfo Series, Vienna, Austria, Dept. of Geoinformation, TU Vienna.
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    • Frank, A.U., (ed.) 1995. Geographic Information Systems - Materials for a post-graduate course; Vol. 1: Spatial Information. (Frank, A.U., & Haunold, P., eds.), Vol. 4, GeoInfo Series, Vienna, Austria, Dept. of Geoinformation, TU Vienna.
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    • Frank, A.U., Kuhn, W., & Haunold, P. (1995): Temporal Data in Geographic Information Systems. (Frank, A.U., & Haunold, P., eds.), Vol. 2, GeoInfo Series, Vienna, Dept. of Geoinformation.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Campari, I., (eds.). 1993. Spatial Information Theory: Theoretical Basis for GIS. (Goos, G., & Hartmanis, J., eds.), 1 vols., Vol. 716, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Heidelberg-Berlin, Springer Verlag.
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    • Frank, A. U., Campari, I., & Formentini, U., (eds.). 1992. Theories and Methods of Spatio-Temporal Reasoning in Geographic Space. (Goos, G., & Hartmanis, J., eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 639, Heidelberg-Berlin, Springer Verlag.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Mark, D.M., (eds.). 1991. Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space. Vol. 63, NATO ASI Series D, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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    Books

    • Frank, A. U., Campari, I., & Formentini, U. (eds.) 1992. Four Contributions to GIS Theory and Application. From Space to Territory: Spatio-Temporal Reasoning. Italy, Felici Pub.
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    Booksections

    • Frank, A. U. (2010) "What Is the Use of Ontologies Concerning Organizing Data in Multidiciplinary Projects?"; In: "Mining in European History and Its Impact on Environment and Human Societies - Proceedings for the 1st Mining in European History-Conference of the SFB-HIMAT", herausgegeben von: SFB-HIMAT; Innsbruck University Press, Innsbruck, 2010, ISBN: 978-3-902719-69-0, pp. 397 - 403.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2009). "Why Is Scale an Effective Descriptor for Data Quality? The Physical, Ontological Reasons for Imprecision and Level of Detail"; In: "Research Trends in Geographic Information Science", G. Navratil (ed.); Springer Verlag, 2009, ISBN: 978-3-540-88243-5, pp. 39 - 62.
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    • Hofer, B. and Frank, A. U. (2009). 'Composing Models of Geographic Physical Processes'. In Spatial Information Theory 9th International Conference, (K. Stewart Hornsby, C. Claramunt, M. Denis, & Ligozat, G., eds.), Springer Verlag, LNCS 5756, pp. 421-435.
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    • M.R. Malek, A. U. Frank, M. Delavar:
      "A Logic-Based Foundation for Spatial Relationships in Mobile GIS Environment"; in: "Location Based Services and TeleCartography", G. Gartner, M. Peterson, W. Cartwright (eds.); Springer, Heidelberg, 2007, ISBN: 978-3-540-36727-7, pp. 193 - 204.
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    • Stubkjær, E., Frank, A. U., Zevenbergen, J. (2007) "Modelling Real Property Transactions - An Overview"; In: Real Property Transactions Procedures, Transaction Costs and Models, J. Zevenbergen, A. Frank, E. Stubkjær (eds.); OTB Research Institute for Housing, Urban and Mobility Studies; IOS Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands,  ISBN: 978-1-58603-581-5, pp. 3 - 26.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007). "A Case for Simple Laws"; In: The Mystery of Capital and the Construction of Social Reality, B. Smith, D. Mark, I. Ehrlich (eds.); Open Court, 2007, ISBN: 978-0812696158.
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    • Rezayan, H., Frank, A.U., Karimipour, F. and Delavar, M.R. (2007). 'Temporal Topological Relationships of Convex Spaces in Space Syntax Theory', In: X. Tang, Y. Liu, Z. Jixian and W. Kainz (Eds.) Advances in Spatio-Temporal Analysis, Taylor and Francis, pp. 85-100.
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    • Navratil, G., Frank, A. U., (2007). 'Hierarchies in Subdivision Processes' in Zevenbergen, J., Frank, A.U. & Stubkjaer, E. (Eds) Real Property Transactions, IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp: 221 - 240.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007 (in press)). 'A Short History of the Early Years of the COSIT Conference Series'. In: Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science. (K. Kemp ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007 (in press)). 'Ontology'. In: Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science. (K. Kemp ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007 (in press)). 'Economics of Geographic Information'. In: Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science. (K. Kemp ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications.
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    • Vasseure, B., Jeansoulin, R., Devillers, R., Frank, A.U. (2006): 'External Quality Evaluation of Geographical Applications: An Ontological Approach'. In: Fundamentals of Spatial Data Quality. (R. Devillers, R Jeansoulin, eds.), ISTE Ltd, pp: 255 - 270.
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    • Frank, A. U.  (2006): 'Qualitative Spatial Reasoning: Cardinal Directions as an Example'. In: Classics from IJGIS. (P. Fisher, ed.), CRC; CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl., [ISBN: 978-0-8493-7042-7], pp. 327 - 353.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2006): 'Twenty Years of Reasoning with Spatial Relations'.
      In: Classics from IJGIS Twenty Years of the International Journal of Geographical Information Science and Systems. (P. Fisher, ed.), CRC; Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton London New York, [ISBN: 978-0-8493-7042-7], pp. 353 - 363.
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    • Vasseure, B., Jeansoulin, R., Devillers, R., Frank, A.U. (2005): 'Evaluation de la qualité externe de l'information géographique: une approche ontologique'. In Qualité de l'information géographique : Traité Igat. (Devillers, R., Jeansoulin, R., eds.), Hermes Science, pp: 285-301.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2003): 'Pragmatic Information Content: How to Measure the Information in a Route Description'. In Perspectives on Geographic Information Science. (Goodchild, M., Duckham, M., & Worboys, M., eds.), London, Taylor and Francis, pp: 47-68.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2003): 'Ontology for spatio-temporal databases'. In Spatiotemporal Databases: The Chorochronos Approach. (Koubarakis, M., et al., eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, pp: 9-78.
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    • Hochmair, H., & Frank, A.U.(2001): 'A Semantic Map as Basis for the Decision Process in the www Navigation'. In Spatial Information Theory - Foundations of Geographic Information Science (Int. Conference Cosit '01, Morro Bay, USA, September 2001). (Montello, D.R., ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2205, Berlin Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, pp: 173-188.
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    • Frank, A.U., Bittner, S., & Raubal, M.(2001): 'Spatial and cognitive simulation with multi-agent systems'. In Spatial Information Theory - Foundations of Geographic Information Science (Int. Conference Cosit 2001, Morro Bay, USA, September 2001). (Montello, D.R., ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2205, Berlin Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, pp: 124-139.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2001): 'The rationality of epistemology and the rationality of ontology'. In Rationality and Irrrationality, Proceedings of the 23rd International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, August 2000. (Smith, B., & Brogaard, B., eds.), Schriftenreihe der Wittgenstein-Gesellschaft, Vol. 29, Vienna, Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, pp: 110-120.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2001): 'Socio-Economic Units: Their Life and Motion'. In Life and Motion of Socio-Economic Units. (A. U. Frank, J.P.Cheylan, J. Raper, ed.), London, Taylor and Francis.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Raubal, M.(2000): 'Formal Specifications of Image Schemata for Interoperability in Geographic Information Systems'. In Spatial Cognition - Foundations and Applications (Selected Papers from Mind III, Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society of Ireland, Dublin, 1998). (Nualláin, S., ed.), Advances in Consciousness Research, Series B: Research in Progress. Experimental, descriptive and clinical research in consciousness., Vol. 26, Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins B. V., pp: 213-232.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2000): 'Spatial Communication with Maps: Defining the Correctness of Maps Using a Multi-Agent Simulation'. In Spatial Cognition II (International Workshop on Maps and Diagrammatical Representations of the Environment, Hamburg, August 1999). (Freksa, C., et al., eds.), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 1849, Berlin Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, pp: 80-99.
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    • Winter, S., van der Vlugt, M., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'Open GIS und Interoperabilität in Europa: Das GIPSIE Projekt'. In Offene Umweltinformationsysteme - Chancen und Möglichkeiten der OpenGIS-Entwicklung im Umweltbereich. (Bock, M., Greve, K., & Kuhn, W., eds.), IfGI prints, Vol. 7, Münster, BRD, Institut für Geoinformatik, Universität Münster, pp: 73-79.
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    • Winter, S., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'Functional Extensions of a Raster Representation for Topological Relations'. In Interoperating Geographic Information Systems (Proceedings of Interop'99, Zurich). (Vckovski, A., Brassel, K.E., & Schek, H.-J., eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1580, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, pp: 293-304.
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    • Kuhn, W., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'The Use of Functional Programming in the Specification and Testing Process'. In Interoperating Geographic Information Systems. (Goodchild, M.F., et al., eds.), International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, Vol. 495, Boston, Kluwer.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1999): 'One step up the abstraction ladder: Combining algebras - From functional pieces to a whole'. In Spatial Information Theory - A Theoretical Basis for GIS (International Conference COSIT'99, Stade, Germany). (Freksa, C., & Mark, D.M., eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1661, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, pp: 95-107.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1998): 'Different types of 'times' in GIS'. In Spatial and Temporal Reasoning in GIS. (Egenhofer, M.J., & Golledge, R.G., eds.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp: 40-62.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1998): 'Metamodels for Data Quality Description'. In Data Quality in Geographic Information - From Error to Uncertainty. (Jeansoulin, R., & Goodchild, M., eds.), Paris, Editions Hermès, pp: 15-29.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Kuhn, W.(1998): 'A Specification Language for Interoperable GIS'. In Interoperating Geographic Information Systems. (Goodchild, M.F., et al., eds.), Norwell, MA, Kluwer.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1998): 'Formal Models for Cognition - Taxonomy of Spatial Location Description and Frames of Reference'. In Spatial Cognition - An Interdisciplinary Approach to Representation and Processing Spatial Knowledge. (Freksa, C., Habel, C., & Wender, K.F., eds.), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 1404, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, pp: 293-312.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1998): 'Different types of 'times' in GIS'. In Spatial and Temporal Reasoning in GIS. (Egenhofer, M.J., & Golledge, R.G., eds.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp: 40-62.
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    • Timpf, S., & Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Using hierarchical spatial data structures for hierarchical spatial reasoning'. In Spatial Information Theory - A Theoretical Basis for GIS (Int. Conference COSIT'97). (Hirtle, S.C., & Frank, A.U., eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 1329, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, pp: 69-83.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Geographische Informationssysteme heute und im Jahre 2000'. In Kommunale Informationssysteme, Wien, Österr. Kunst- und Kulturverlag.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Spatial Ontology: A Geographical Point of View'. In Spatial and Temporal Reasoning. (Stock, O., ed.), Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp: 135-153.
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    • Montello, D.R., & Frank, A.U.(1996): 'Modeling directional knowledge and reasoning in environmental space: testing qualitative metrics'. In The Construction of Cognitive Maps. (Portugali, J., ed.), Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp: 321-344.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1996): 'The Prevalence of Objects with Sharp Boundaries in GIS'. In Geographic Objects with Indeterminate Boundaries. (Burrough, P.A., & Frank, A.U., eds.), GISDATA II, London, Taylor & Francis, pp: 29-40.
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    • Frank, A.U. (1995): 'Telecommunication and GIS - Opportunities and Challenges.' In Networking Spatial Information Systems, (P. W. Newton, P. R. Zwart and M. E. Cavil, eds.), West Sussex, England: Wiley, pp: 235-50.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Kuhn, W.(1995): 'Specifying Open GIS with Functional Languages'. In Advances in Spatial Databases (4th International Symposium, SSD'95 in Portland, ME). (Egenhofer, M.J., & Herring, J.R., eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 951, Springer-Verlag, pp: 184-195.
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    • Campari, I., & Frank, A.U.(1995): 'Cultural Differences and Cultural Aspects in Geographical Information Systems'. In Cognitive Aspects of Human-Computer Interaction for Geographic Information Systems. (Nyerges, T.L., et al., eds.), Vol. 83, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, Kluwer, pp: 249-266.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A.U.(1994): 'Modelling a Hierarchy of Space Applied to Large Road Networks'. In IGIS'94: Geographic Information Systems. International Workshop on Advanced Research in GIS. Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland. (Nievergelt, J., et al., eds.), Vol. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 884, Berlin-Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, pp: 15-24.
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    • Stanek, H., Staudinger, M., & Frank, A.U.(1993): 'Evaluation of Geodetic Measurement Systems'. In Optical 3-D Measurement Techniques II: Application in inspection, quality control and robotics. (Gruen, A., & Kahmen, H., eds.), Zurich, Wichmann, pp: 428-435.
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    • Frank, A.U. (1993): 'Von der Datenbank zur Graphik - Transformation von Datenmodellen'. In GIS und Kartographie - Tagungsband zum Wiener Symposium 1991. (Kainz, W., & Mayer, F., eds.), Vol. 6, Institut für Geographie an der Universität Wien Ordinariat für Geographie und Kartographie, pp: 8-16.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1993): 'GIS in the Year 2000'. In GIS: Technology and Applications. (Lu, H., & Ooi, B.C., eds.), Singapore, World Scientific, pp: 189-208.
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    • Frank, A.( U.(1993): 'The use of Geographical Information Systems: The user interface is the system'. In Human Factors in Geographical Information Systems. (Medyckyj-Scott, D., & Hearnshaw, H., eds.), London, Belhaven Press, pp: 3-14.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Buyong, T.B.(1992): 'Geomertry for Three Dimensional GIS in Geoscienctific Applications'. In Nato ATW on 3D Modelling with Geoscientific Information Systems. (Turner, K., & al., e., eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp: 233-257.
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    • Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A.U.(1992): 'User Interfaces for Spatial Information Systems: Manipulating the Graphical Representation'. In Geologisches Jahrbuch. (Vinken, R., ed.), From Digital Map Series in Geosciences to Geo-Information Systems, Vol. A 122, Bundesanstalt f. Geowissenschaften u. Rohstoffe u. den Geologischen Landesämtern in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, pp: 59-69.
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    • Kuhn, W., & Frank, A.U.(1991): 'A Formalization of Metaphors and Image-Schemas in User Interfaces'. In Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space. (Mark, D.M., & Frank, A.U., eds.), NATO ASI Series, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp: 419-434.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1991): 'Design of Cartographic Databases'. In Advances in Cartograpy. (Muller, J.C., ed.), Elsevier, pp: 15-45.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Mark, D.M.(1991): 'Language Issues for GIS'. In Geographical Information Systems: Principles and Applications. (Maguire, D.J., Goodchild, M.F., & Rhind, D.W., eds.), Vol. 1, London, Longman Scientific and Technical, pp: 147-163.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1991): 'Properties of Geographic Data: Requirements for Spatial Access Methods'. In Advances in Spatial Databases. (Günter, O., & Schek, H.-J., eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 525, Heidelberg-Berlin, Springer Verlag, pp: 225-234.
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    • Al-Taha, K., & Frank, A.U. (1991): 'Temporal GIS Keeps Data Current'. In 1991-1992 International GIS Sourcebook, GIS-World, pp: 382-388.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Barrera, R.(1990): 'The Fieldtree: A Data Structure for Geographic Information Systems'. In Symposium on the Design and Implementation of Large Spatial Databases. (Buchmann, A., et al., eds.), Vol. 409, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, pp: 29-44.
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    Journals (Full paper review)

    • Navratil, G., R. Bulbul & A.U. Frank (2012) 'Maintainable City Models for Sustainable Development'. In Int. J. Sustainable Society, 5(2), pp. 97-113.
    • Karimipour, Farid, M. Delavar, A. U. Frank (2010) "A Simplex-Based Approach to Implement Dimension Independent Spatial Analyses', Journal of Computer & Geosciences, Vol. 36, pp. 1123-1134.
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    • H. Rezayan, M. Delavar, A. U. Frank, M. Mansouri (2010)  "Spatial rules that generate urban patterns: Emergence of the power law in the distribution of axial line length"; International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 12 (2010) 5; pp. 317 - 330.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2009) "Comment to Taxonomy of Wayfinding Tasks by Wiener, Büchner, and Hölscher"; Spatial Cognition and Computation, 9 (2), pp. 166 - 170.
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    • Fallahi, G., M. Mesgari, A. Rajabifard, A. U. Frank (2008) 'An Ontological Structure for Semantic Interoperability of GIS and Environmental Modeling';  International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 10 , pp. 342 - 357.
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    • Frank, A.U. (2008) 'Analysis of Dependence of Decision Quality on Data Quality'. Journal of Geographical Systems, 10 (1), pp: 71 - 88.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007) 'Wayfinding for Public Transportation Users as Navigation in a Product of Graphs'. VGI (Sonderheft), 95 (2), pp:195-200.
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    • Navratil, G., & Frank, A.U.(2004): 'Processes in a Cadastre'. In International Journal on Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 28 (5), pp: 471-486.
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    • Hochmair, H., & Frank, A.U.(2002): 'Influence of estimation errors on wayfinding-decisions in unknown street networks - analyzing the least-angle strategy'. In Spatial Cognition and Computation, 2 (4), pp: 283-313.
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    • Bittner, S., & Frank, A.U.(2002): 'A formal model of correctness in a cadastre'. In International Journal on Computers Environment and Urban Systems, second special issue on Cadastral Systems, 26, pp: 465-482.
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    • Lang, D., Winter, S., & Frank, A.U.(2001): 'Neighborhood relations between fields with applications to cellular networks'. In GeoInformatica, 5 (2), pp: 127-144.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2001): 'Tiers of ontology and consistency constraints in geographic information systems'. In International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 15 (7), pp: 667-678.
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    • Winter, S., & Frank, A.U.(2000): 'Topology in Raster and Vector Representation'. In GeoInformatica, 4 (1), pp: 35-65.
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    • Frank, A., & Raubal, M.(1999): 'Formal specifications of image schemata - a step towards interoperability in geographic information systems'. In Spatial Cognition and Computation, 1 (1), pp: 67-101.
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    • Hölbling, W., Kuhn, W., & Frank, A.U.(1998): 'Finite-Resolution Simplicial Complexes'. In GeoInformatica, 2 (3), pp: 281-298.
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    • Mark, D.M., & Frank, A.U.(1996): 'Experiential and Formal Models of Geographic Space'. In Environment and Planning, Series B, 23, pp: 3-24.
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    • Kemp, K.K., & Frank, A. U.(1996): 'Toward Consensus on a European GIS Curriculum: The International Post-Graduate Course on GIS'. In International Journal Geographical Information Systems, 10 (4), pp: 477-497.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A.U.(1995): 'Formalization of Conceptual Models for GIS using Gofer'. In Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems, 19 (2), pp: 89-98.
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    • Burrough, P.A., & Frank, A.U.(1995): 'Concepts and paradigms in spatial information: are current geographical information systems truly generic?' In International Journal of Geographical Information Systems, 9 (2), pp: 101-116.
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    • Frank, A., Egenhofer, M., & Kuhn, W.(1991): 'A Perspective on GIS Technology in the Nineties'. In Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 57 (11), pp: 1431-1436.
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    • Frank, A.U., Volta, G.S., & McGranaghan, M.(1997): 'Formalization of Families of Categorical Coverages'. In IJGIS, 11 (3), pp: 215-231.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1996): 'Qualitative Spatial Reasoning: Cardinal Directions as an Example'. In IJGIS, 10 (3), pp: 269-290.
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    Journals

    • Karimipour, F., Delavar, M.R. and Frank, A.U. (2009). 'An Algebraic Approach to Extend Spatial Operations to Moving Objects', World Applied Science Journal (WASJ), Vol. 6, Issue 10, pp. 1377-1383.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2008). "Shortest Path in a Multi-Modal Transportation Network"KI Künstliche Intelligenz, 3, pp. 14 - 18.
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    • Frank, A. U.(2007).  "Cadastre and Capital"; GIM International, September pp. 73.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2003): 'El Mercado Europeo de Información Geográfica Sólo Puede Emerger Cuando Sea Definido el Papel de Los Organismos Nacionalies de Cartografía'. In GeoFocus (Editorial) (nr 3), pp: 1-4.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2003): 'Financing National Mapping Agencies'. In GIM International, 17, pp: 73.
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    • Martinez-Asenjo, B., & Frank, A.U.(2002): 'An Economic Overview of European NMAs Transformation from Government Departments into Public Corporations'. In Geoinformatics, Jan/Feb.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Raubal, M.(2001): 'GIS Education Today: From GI Science to GI Engineering'. In Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), 13 (2), pp: 5-10.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2001): 'How usable are current Geoinformation products?' In GIM International.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2001): 'Copyright law - a confusion?' In GIM International.

    • Krek, A., & Frank, A.U.(2000): 'The Economic Value of Geo Information'. In Geo-Informations-Systeme - Journal for Spatial Information and Decision Making, 13 (3), pp: 10-12.
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    • Frank, A. U., Raubal, M., & van der Vlugt, M.(2000): 'The PANEL-GI Compendium. A Guide to GI and GIS'. In GISIG Bulletin (November 2000), pp: 8-9.

    • Frank, A.U., Raubal, M., & Vlugt van der, M.(2000): 'The Panel-GI Compendium - A Guide to GI and GIS'. In Bulletin of Geographical Information Systems International Group (November 2000), pp: 8-10.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Kuhn, W.(2000): 'Langages de spécification pour SIG ouverts'. In Revue international de géomatique, 9 (February 2000), pp: 135-152.
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    • Frank, A.U.(2000): 'Geographic Information Science: New methods and technology'. In Journal of Geographical Systems, Special Issue: Spatial Analysis and GIS, 2 (1), pp: 99-105.
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    • Winter, S., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'Produkt: Geoinformation'. In Geo-Informations-Systeme, 12 (4), pp: 29-30.
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    • Krek, A., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'Pricing Geographic Data'. In GIM International, 13 (9), pp: 31-33.
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    • Bittner, T., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'On the Design of Formal Theories of Geographic Space'. In Geographical Systems, 1 (3), pp: 237-275.
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    • Dieberger, A., & Frank, A.U.(1998): 'A City Metaphor to Support Navigation in Complex Information Spaces'. In Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, 9, pp: 597-622.
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    • Timpf, S., & Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Metadaten - vom Datenfriedhof zur multimedialen Datenbank'. In Nachrichten aus dem Karten- und Vermessungswesen, Reihe I (117), pp: 115 - 123.
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    • Timpf, S., Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Ein konzeptionelles Modell fuer Navigation in Fernstrassennetzen'. In ZfV, 122 (2), pp: 55-77.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Formalisierung konzeptioneller Modelle für GIS - Methode und Werkzeug'. In Zeitschrift für Vermessungswesen, 122 (3), pp: 99-114.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1996): 'A Question of Semantics'. In GIS Europe (October 1996), pp: 26.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1995): 'Surveying Education for the Future'. In Geomatica, 49 (3), pp: 273-282.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Timpf, S.(1995): 'Forschungsprojekte der Abteilung Geoinformation an der TU Wien'. In Nachrichten aus dem Karten- und Vermessungswesen, 1 (113), pp: 51-63.
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    • Buyong, T.B., Frank, A. U., & Kuhn, W.(1995): 'Konzeptualni model visenamjenskog katastra zasnovan na mjerenjima'. In Geodetski list, 49(72) (4), pp: 271-364.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1994): 'Zielsetzung der Tagung GeoLIS III'. In Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fuer Vermessung und Geoinformation, 82, pp: 7 - 8.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Timpf, S.(1994): 'Multiple Representations for cartographic objects in a multi-scale tree - an intelligent graphical zoom'. In Computers and Graphics; Special Issue on Modelling and Visualization of Spatial Data in GIS, 18 (6), pp: 823-829.
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    • Kemp, K.K., Kuhn, W., & Frank, A.U.(1993): 'Making High-Quality GIS Education Accessible: A European Initiative'. In Geo Info Systems, 3 (4), pp: 50-52.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1992): 'Qualitative Spatial Reasoning about Distances and Directions in Geographic Space'. In Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, 3, pp: 343-371.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Egenhofer, M.J.(1992): 'Computer Cartography for GIS: An Object Oriented View on the Display Transformation'. In Computer and Geosciences, 18 (8), pp: 975-987.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1992): 'Spatial Concepts, Geometric Data Models and Geometric Data Structures'. In Computers & Geosciences, 18 (4), pp: 409-417.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1992): 'Acquiring a digital base map - A theoretical investigation into a form of sharing data'. In URISA Journal, 4 (1), pp: 10 - 23.

    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A.( U. (1992): 'Object Oriented Modeling for GIS'. In Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems URISA, 4 (2), pp: 3-19.
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    • Smith, T.R., & Frank, A. U. (1991): 'Very Large Spatial Databases: Report from the Specialist Meeting'. In Journal of Visual Languages, 1 (2), pp: 291-309.
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    • Kuhn, W., Jackson, J., & Frank, A. U. (1991): 'Specifying Metaphors Algebraically'. In SIGCHI Bulletin, 23 (1), pp: 58-60.
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    • Buyong, T.B., Frank, A. U., & Kuhn, W.(1991): 'A Conceptual Model of Measurement-Based Multipurpose Cadastral'. In Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association URISA, 3 (2), pp: 35-49.
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    • Barrera, R., Frank, A. U., & Al-Taha, K.(1991): 'Temporal Relations in Geographic Information Systems: A Workshop at the University of Maine'. In SIGMOD Record, 20 (3), pp: 85-91.
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    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A. U. (1990): 'Prospective Views of GIS Technologies and Applications'. In Geoprocessamento, pp: 95-102.
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    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A. U. (1990): 'LOBSTER: Combining AI and Database Techniques for GIS'. In Photogrammertric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 56 (6), pp: 919-926.
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    • Onsrud, H.J., & Frank, A.(1989): 'Surveying, Mapping, and Land Information Systems Education in the United States'. In Geo-Information-Systems, 2 (2), pp: 20-22.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1989): 'The Geographic Information System and Its Use for Valuation'. In Property Tax Journal, 8 (1), pp: 85-98.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1988): 'Landinformationssysteme in den USA'. In Mensuration, Photogrammetrie, Genie rural (7), pp: 6.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1988): 'Requirements for Database Mangement Systems for Large Spatial Databases'. In Geol. Jb., pp: 75-96.
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    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A.(1988): 'A Precompiler For Modular, Transportable Pascal'. In SIG Plan Notices, 23 (3), pp: 22-32.
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    • Robinson, V.B., & Frank, A. U.(1987): 'Expert Systems for Geographic Information Systems'. In PE&RS Photogrammetric Engineering Remote Sensing, 53 (10), pp: 1435-1441.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1987): 'Databases are crucial tools for computer aided software engineering'. In First International Workshop on Computer-Aided Software Engineering, 2, pp: 531-532.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1986): 'Integrating Mechanisms for Storage and Retrieval of Land Data'. In Surveying and Mapping, 46 (2), pp: 107-121.
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    • Frank, A.(1985): 'Anforderungen an Datenbanksysteme zur Verwaltung grosser raumbezogener Datenbestände'. In Mensuration, Photogrammetrie, Genie rural, pp: 5-16.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1985): 'Distributed Databases for Surveying'. In Journal of Surveying Engineering, 111 (1), pp: 79-88.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1985): 'Macintosh: Rethinking computer education for engineering students'. In Computers in Education, pp: 405-409.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1985): 'Computer Education for Surveying Engineers'. In The Canadian Surveyor, 39 (4), pp: 323-331.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1984): 'Computer Assisted Cartography - Graphics or Geometry'. In Journal of Surveying Engineering, 110 (2), pp: 159-168.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1984): 'Computergeschützte Planerstellung - Graphik oder Geometrie?' In Vermessung, Photogrammetrie, Kulturtechnik, pp: 385-391.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1982): 'Panda: A Pascal Network Data Base Management System'. In ACM, pp: 73-75.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1982): 'MAPQUERY: Data Base Query Language for Retrieval of Geometric Data and their Graphical Representation'. In ACM SIGGRAPH, 82.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1981): 'Datenspeicherung für schnellen Zugriff auf Daten räumlich benachbarter Objekte'. In: Nachrichten aus dem Karten- und Vermessungswesen, Reihe I: Originalbeiträge -Heft Nr. 85, pp. 37-47.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1980) 'Landinformationssysteme - Ein Versuch zu einer Abgrenzung'. In: Nachrichten aus dem Karten- und Vermessungswesen, Reihe I: Originalbeiträge - Heft Nr. 81, pp: 23-30.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1979) 'Zur Einführung eine LIS in der Schweiz'. In: ÖZfVuPh, 67(3), pp: 127-131.
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    Conference Proceedings (Full paper review)

    • Wilke, Gwendolin and A. U. Frank (2010): "Tolerance Geometry - Euclid's First Postulate for Points and Lines with Extension" ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in geographic Information, San Jose, California, USA, 02.11.2010-05.11.2010; In: ACM SIGSPATIAL 2010, A. Abbadi, D. Agrawal, M. Mokbel, P. Zhang (eds.) ACM Inc.. ISBN: 978-1-4503-0428; PP. 162-171.
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    • Navratil, R. Bulbul, A. U. Frank (2010): "Maintainable 3D Models of Cities"; Real CORP 2010, Vienna; 18.05.2010 - 20.05.2010; In: Real Corp 2010, M. Schrenk, V. Popovich, P. Zeile (eds.); p. 8.
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    • Bulbul, R.  and A. U. Frank (2010) : "Intersection of Nonconvex Polygons Using the Alternate Hierarchical Decomposition", AGILE 2010, Guimaraes, Portugal, 11.05.2010 - 14.05.2010. In: Geospatial Thinking, M. Painho, M. Santos, H. Pundt (eds.); Springer, (2010), ISBN: 978-3-642-12325-2, pp. 1 - 23.
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    • Frank, A.U. (2009) "Multi-cultural Aspects of Spatial Knowledge" In: K. Janowicz, M. Raubal, and S. Levashkin (Eds.): GeoS 2009, LNCS 5892,Springer, Heidelberg (2009),  pp. 1--8.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2009) "Scale Is Introduced in Spatial Datasets by Observation Processes";  In: Spatial Data Quality From Process to Decision, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada R. Devillers, M. Goodchild (eds.), 05.- 08. July 2009; CRC Press, (2009), [978-1-4398-1012-5], pp. 17 - 29.
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    • Wilke, G, A. U. Frank (2009) "Projective Spray Can Geometry -- An Axiomatic Approach to Error Modeling for Vector Based Geographic Information Systems". In: Spatial Data Quality From Process to Decision, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada R. Devillers, M. Goodchild (eds.), 05.- 08. July 2009; CRC Press, (2009), [978-1-4398-1012-5], pp. 53 - 64.
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    • Karimipour, F., Frank, A.U. and Delavar, M.R. (2008). 'An Operation-Independent Approach to Extend 2D Spatial Operations to 3D and Moving Objects', In: H. Sammet, C. Shahabi and W.G. Aref (Eds.) Proceedings of the 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2008), Irvine, CA, USA, November 5-7, 2008, pp.153 - 164.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2008) "Data Quality - What Can an Ontological Analysis Contribute?". In: Spatial Uncertainty, Proceedings of the 8th Intern. Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environment Sciences; Shanghai, China, June 25. -27. 2008; Zhang J. and Michael F. Goodchild (eds.); Vol. I; [978-1-84626-170-1], pp. 393 - 397.
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    • Karimipour, F., Delavar, M. Frank, A. U. (2008) "A Mathematical Tool to Extend 2D Spatial Operations to Higher Dimensions". In: ISSCA 2008; Perugia, Italy, 30.06. 2008- 02.07.2008; Gervasi, O. et al. (eds.); [978-3-540-69838-8]; pp. 153-164.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2008) "Requirements for 3D in Geographic Informations Systems Applications". In: 3D Geoinfo 07 Workshop; Delft, Netherlands, 12.-14. Dec. 2007; P. van Oosterom, et. al. (eds.); pp. 419-423.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2008) "Semantically Valid Alignment in the "Semantic Web": The Problem of Grounding". In: Pre-AGILE Workshop; Girona, Spain, 05.05.2008 - 08.05.2008; M. Aufaure, E. Klien (eds.); pp. 9. 
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    • Navratil, G., Karimipour, F., Frank, A. U. (2008) "Lifting Imprecise Values". In: The European Information Society Taking Geoinformation Science One Step Further - AGILE 2008; Girona, Catalonia, Spain; 05.05.2008 - 08.05.2008; L. Bernard, A. Friis-Christensen, H. Pundt (eds.); (2008), [ISBN: 978-3-540-78945-1]; pp. 79 - 94.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007)  'Incompleteness, Error, Approximation, and Uncertainty: An Ontological Approach to Data Quality'. In: NATO Advance Research Workshop 2007; Kyiv, Ukraine; 28.06.2006 - 01.07.2006;   A. Morris, S. Kokhan  (eds.); Springer, [ISBN: 978-1402064371]; pp. 107 - 132.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007) 'Data Quality Ontology: An Ontology for Imperfect Knowledge'. In: Spatial Information Theory 8th International Conference COSIT 2007; Melbourne, Australia, 19.09.2007 - 23.09.2007, S. Winter, M. Duckham, L. Kulik, B. Kuipers (eds.); Springer, LNCS 4736 pp. 406 - 420.
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    • Samani, N., Hajibabai, L.,  Delavar,  M., Malek, M.R., Frank, A. U. (2007) 'An Agent-based Indoor Wayfinding Based on Digital Sign'. In: The Urban Data Management Symposium UDMS is the 26th Symposium of the Urban Data; in Stuttgart, Germany, 10.-12. October 2007.  Taylor & Francis,  [ISBN: 978-0-415-44059-2]; pp. 511 - 521.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007) 'Material vs. Information Causation — An Ontological Clarification for the Information Society'. In: Wittgenstein Syposium, (eds.); in Kirchberg, Austria, 5.-11. August 2007, pp.

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    • B. Hofer, A. U. Frank (2007) 'Visualization Schemes for Spatial Processes'.  In: Geospatial Crossroads @ GI_Forum, (A. Car, G. Griesebner, J. Strobl, eds.); in Salzburg, Published by Wichmann Verlag, pp: 74 - 83.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007) "Assessing the Quality of Data with a Decision Model" . In: ISSDQ 2007 13.-15. June 2007, Enschede, Netherlands.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007) "Towards a Mathematical Theory for Snapshot and Temporal Formal Ontologies". In: AGILE 2007 8.-11. May 2007, Aalborg Denmark. 
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    • Frank, A. U. (2006) 'Distinctions Produce a Taxonomic Lattice: Are These the Units of Mentalese?' In: Formal Ontology in Information Systems (B. Bennett, C. Fellbaum, eds.) 9.-11. Nov. 2006, Baltimore, USA, IOS Press FAIA Vol 150, pp: 27-38.
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    • M.R. Malek, A. U. Frank (2006) 'A Mobile Computing Approach for Navigation Purposes'. In: Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems (J. Carswell, T. Tezuka eds.) 4.-5- Dec. 2006, Hong Kong, China, Springer LNCS 4295 pp: 11.
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    • T. Shokri, M. Delavar, M. Malek, A.U. Frank, G. Navratil (2006) '3D Modeling Moving Objects under Uncertainty Conditions'. In: Innovations in 3D Geo Information Systems (A. Abdul-Rahman, S. Zlatanova, V. Coors, eds.) 7.-8. Aug. 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Springer, pp: 138 - 149. 
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    • Frank, A. U. (2006) 'Compairing European Cadastres Methodological Question'. In: Standardization in the Cadastral Domain Proceedings (P. van Oosterom, C. Schlieder, J. Zevenbergen, C. Heß, C. Lemmen, E. Fendel, eds.), Dec. 9.-10. 2006 Frederiksberg, Denmark, The International Federation of Surveyors, pp:1 - 14.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2006) 'Reduced Data Model for Storing and Retrieving Geographic Data' .  In: Progress in Spatial Data Handling (Riedl, A., Kainz, W. and G. Elmes, eds.), July 12.-14. 2006 Vienna, Austria, Springer, pp: 247 - 262.  
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    • Navratil, G. & Frank, A.U. (2006) 'What does Data Quality mean? An Ontological Framework'. In Angewandte Geoinformatik - AGIT (Stobl, J., Blaschke, T. & Griesebner, G., eds.), July 5.-7. 2006 Salzburg, Austria, Wichmann, pp: 494-503.
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    • Abushady, A., Frank, A. U. (2005). 'How can Remote Sensing and GIS help in the verification of International Treaties?' In: Recent Advances in Space Technologies, 2005. RAST 2005. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on JUne 9.-11. 2005, in Istanbul, Turkey, IEEE, p. 517-522.
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    • Frank, A.U., (2005). 'Map Algebra Extended with Functors for Temporal Data'. In Proceedings of the Perspectives in Conceptual Modeling: ER 2005 Workshops (Akoka, J. et al., eds.), Oct. 24.-28. 2005, in Klagenfurt, Austria, Springer-Verlag, LNCS 3770, Berlin, Heidelberg, p.194 - 207.
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    • Rezayan, H., Frank, A.U., Karimipour, F., Delavar, M.R., (2005). 'Temporal Topological Relationships of Convex Spaces in Space Syntax Theory'. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Spatio-temporal Modeling (Tang, X. et al. eds.), Aug. 27.-29. 2005, in Beijing, China. Chinese Acedamy of Surveying and Mapping Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong , p.81-91.
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    • Karimipour, F., Delavar, M.R., Frank, A.U., Rezayan, H. (2005). 'Point in Polygon Analysis for Moving Objects'. In Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Dynamic & Multi-dimensional GIS (Gold, C. ed.), Sept. 5.-8. 2005, in Pontypridd, Wales, UK. ISPRS working group II/IV, p.68-72.
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    • Karimipour, F., Delavar, M.R., Frank, A.U. (2005). 'Applications of Category Theory for Dynamic GIS Analyses'. In Proceedings of GIS Planet 2005, May 30- June 2, 2005, in Estoril, Portugal.
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    • Navratil, G., A.U. Frank. (2005). Influences affecting Data Quality. In Proceedings of the ISSDQ'05 (Wu, L., Shi, W., Fang, Y. & Tong, Q., eds.), 25.-26.08.2005, in Beijing, China. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, pp: 234 - 242.
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    • Navratil, G., Twaroch, F., & Frank, A.U. (2005). 'Complexity vs. Security in the Austrian Land Register'. In Proceedings of CORP 2005 & Geomultimedia05, (Schrenk, M., ed.), Feb. 22.-25. 2005, in Vienna, Austria, Published by Selbstverlag des Institutes für EDV-gestützte Methoden in Architektur und Raumplanung, pp: 159-164.
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    • Rottenbacher, C.,  Frank, A.U. (2005).  'Business Plan for Tourism Portals' In: "Proceedings of the IWWPST '05", Tampere, Finnland; 08. - 09.11.2005; in: , A. Frank (Hrg.); GeoInfo Series, 31, Institute for Geoinformation and Cartography; S. 33 - 44.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2004). 'Camparing European Cadastres Methodological Questions'. In Proceedings of COST Action G9 & FIG Commission 7, (van Oosterom, P.,Schlieder, C., Zevenbergen, J., Heß, C., Lemmen, C., eds.) December 9.-10. 2004, in Bamberg, Germany. International Federation of Surveyors, Frederiksberg, pp: 1 - 15.  
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    • Frank, A.U., Grum, E., & Vasseur, B. (2004): 'Procedure to Select the Best Dataset for a Task'. In Proceedings of Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science GIScience 2004, (Egenhofer, M.J., Miller, H., & Freksa, C., eds.), October 20-23, in Maryland, Springer, LNCS 3234, pp: 81 - 93.
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    • Twaroch, F.A., & Frank, A.U.(2004): 'Sandbox Geography - To learn from children the form of spatial concepts'. In Proceedings of Spatial Data Handling'04. (Fisher, P., ed.), August 23-25, Leicester, UK, Springer, pp: 421-433. 
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    • Pontikakis, E., & Frank, A.U.(2004): 'Basic Spatial Data according to User's Needs-Aspects of Data Quality'. In Proceedings of ISSDQ, (Frank, A., & Grum, E., eds.), 15.-17.04.2004, in Bruck a.d. Leitha, Austria, Published by Department of Geoinformation and Cartography, GeoInfo Series, Vol. 28a (Volume 1), pp: 13-21.
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    • Frank, A. U., S. Bittner, et al. (2001): Spatial and cognitive simulation with multi-agent systems. Spatial Information Theory - Foundations of Geographic Information Science (Int. Conference Cosit 2001, Morro Bay, USA, September 2001). D. R. Montello. Berlin Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag. 2205: 124-139.
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    • Hochmair, H. and A. U. Frank (2001): A Semantic Map as Basis for the Decision Process in the www Navigation. Spatial Information Theory - Foundations of Geographic Information Science (Int. Conference Cosit '01, Morro Bay, USA, September 2001). D. R. Montello. Berlin Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag. 2205: 173-188.
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    • Frank, A. U. and M. Raubal (2000): Formal Specifications of Image Schemata for Interoperability in Geographic Information Systems. Spatial Cognition - Foundations and Applications (Selected Papers from Mind III, Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society of Ireland, Dublin, 1998). S. Ó Nualláin. Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins B. V. 26: 213-232.
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    •  Frank, A. U. and Raubal, M.(1998): 'Specifications for Interoperability: Formalizing Image Schemata for Geographic Space'. In Proceedings of 8th Int. Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, SDH'98, (Poiker, T.K., & Chrisman, N., eds.), in Vancouver, Canada (July 11-15, 1998), Published by International Geographic Union, pp: 331-348.
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    • Bittner, T., & Frank, A.U.(1998): 'On Representing Geometries of Geographic Space'. In Proceedings of 8th Int. Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, SDH'98, (Poiker, T.K., & Chrisman, N., eds.), in Vancouver, Canada (July 11-15, 1998), Published by International Geographic Union, pp: 111-122.
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    • Timpf, S., & Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Metadaten - multimedial ?' In Proceedings of Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung IX (AGIT), (Dollinger, F., & Strobl, J., eds.), in Salzburg, Published by Institut fuer Geographie, Universitaet Salzburg, Vol. 1, pp: 163-172.
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    • Haunold, P., Frank, A.U., Grumbach, S., Kuper, G., & Lacroix, Z.(1997): 'Geometric Objects Represented by Inequalities'. In Proceedings of Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung IX (AGIT), (Dollinger, F., & Strobl, J., eds.), in Salzburg (2. - 4.Juli 1997), Published by Institut fuer Geographie, Universität Salzburg, Salzburger Geographsiche Materialien, Vol. Heft 26, pp: 77-86.
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    • Bittner, T., & Frank, A.U.(1997): 'An Introduction to the Application of Formal Theories to GIS'. In Proceedings of Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung IX (AGIT), (Dollinger, F., & Strobl, J., eds.), in Salzburg, Published by Institut fuer Geographie, Universitaet Salzburg, Salzburger Geographische Materialien, Vol. Heft 26, pp: 11-22.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1996): 'Der Nutzen und der Preis von Geographischer Information'. In Proceedings of AGIT'96, (Dollinger, F., & Strobl, D.J., eds.), in Salzburg, Published by Institut für Geographie der Universität Salzburg, pp: 61-70.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1996): 'Radial Categories Applied to Object-Oriented Modeling: A Case Study for a Property Registration System'. In Proceedings of 1st Int. Conference on Geographic Information Systems in Urban, Regional and Environmental Planning, (Sellis, T., & Georgoulis, D., eds.), in Island of Samos, Greece (April 19-21, 1996), pp: 178-187.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1996): 'An object-oriented, formal approach to the design of cadastral systems'. In Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, SDH '96, Advances in GIS Research II, (M. J. Kraak, & Molenaar, M., eds.), in Delft, The Netherlands (August 12-16, 1996), Published by IGU, Vol. 1, pp: 5A.19 - 5A.35.
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    • Campari, I. and A. U. Frank (1995): Cultural Differences and Cultural Aspects in Geographical Information Systems. Cognitive Aspects of Human-Computer Interaction for Geographic Information Systems. T. L. Nyerges, D. M. Mark, R. Laurini and M. J. Egenhofer. Dordrecht, the Netherlands, Kluwer. 83: 249-266.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1994): 'Qualitative Temporal Reasoning in GIS - Ordered Time Scales'. In Proceedings of Sixth International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, SDH'94, (Waugh, T.C., & Healey, R.G., eds.), in Edinburgh, Scotland, Sept. 5-9, 1994, Published by IGU Commission on GIS, Vol. 1, pp: 410-430.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A.U.(1994): 'General Principles of Hierarchical Spatial Reasoning - The Case of Wayfinding'. In Proceedings of Sixth Int. Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, SDH '94, (Waugh, T.C., & Healey, R.G., eds.), in Edinburgh, Scotland (September 5-9, 1994), Published by IGU, Vol. 2, pp: 646-664.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A.U.(1994): 'Hierarchisches Räumliches Schließen - Allgemeine Prinzipien'. In Proceedings of 6. Symposium für Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung AGIT '94, (Dollinger, F., & Strobl, J., eds.), in Salzburg, Salzburger Geographische Materialien, Heft 21, pp: 151-162.
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    • Flewelling, D.M., Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A.U.(1992): 'Constructing Geological Cross Sections with a Chronology of Geologic Events'. In Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, Published by IGU Commission on GIS, Vol. 2, pp: 544-553.
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    • Barrera, R., Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A. U. (1992): 'Robust Evaluation of Spatial Queries'. In Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, Published by IGU Commission on GIS, Vol. 1, pp: 241-248.
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    • Kuhn, W., & Frank, A.U.(1990): 'Metaphors and Image-Schemata in an Algebraic Framework'. In Proceedings of 3rd Workshop on Artificial Intelligence, (Nickerson, B.G., ed.), in University of New Brunswick, Published by IEEE, pp: 145-153.
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    • Herring, J., Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A.U.(1990): 'Using Category Theory to Model GIS Applications'. In Proceedings of 4th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, (Brassel, K., ed.), in Zurich, Switzerland, Published by IGU, Commission on Geographic Information Systems, Vol. 2, pp: 820-829.
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    • Palmer, B., & Frank, A. U. (1988): 'Spatial Languages'. In Proceedings of Third International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, (Marble, D., ed.), in Sydney, Australia, Published by International Geographical Union, Commission on Geographical Data Sensing and Processing, pp: 201-210.
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    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A. U. (1988): 'Designing Object- Oriented Query Languages for GIS: Human Interface Aspects'. In Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, 17-19 August, 1988, in Sydney, Australia, pp: 79-96.
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    • Frank, A. U., Palmer, B., & Robinson, V.B.(1986): 'Formal Method for the accurate definition of some fundamental terms in physical geography'. In Proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, (Marble, D., ed.) 5-10 June 1986, in Seattle, WA, USA; Williamsville, New York, USA: International Geographical Union (IGU), Commission on Geographical Data Sensing and Processing, pp: 583-599.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Kuhn, W.(1986): 'Cell Graphs: A Provable Correct Method for the Storage of Geometry'. In Proceedings of Second International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, (Marble, D., ed.), 5-10 June 1986 in Seattle, WA; USA, Williamsville, New York, USA: International Geographical Union (IGU), Commission on Geographical Data Sensing and Processing, pp: 411 - 436.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1984): 'Requirements for database systems suitable to manage large spatial databases'. In Proceedings of Proceedings First International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Aug. 20, in Zurich, Switzerland .
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    Conference Proceedings (Abstract review)

    • Bulbul, R. and Andrew U. Frank (2010) "A Dimension Independent Geometric Model for City Modeling" ISPRS Technical Commission VII Symposium 2010, 2010, 1 pp.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2009). "Why Is Cartographic Generalization so Hard?" Seminar 09161 Generalization of Spatial Information, S. Mustiere, M. Sester, F. van Harmelen, P. van Oosterom (eds.); Schloss Dagstuhl GmbH; Dagstuhl, Germany, 2009, 7 S.
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    • Frank, A. U. (2007). "Probabilistic Spatial Calculi" (Abstract)  05491 Abstracts Collection Spatial Cognition: Specialization and Integration. Dagstuhl Seminars.
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    • Navratil, G. & Frank, A.U. (2006). 'Quality of Spatial Data for e-Government from an Ontological Perspective'. In Proceedings of the Workshop on eGovernance, Knowledge Management and eLearning (Markus, B., ed.), 27.-29.4.2006, In Budapest, Hungary, College of Geoinformatics, pp: 106-116.
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    • Jahn, M., & Frank, A. U. (2004): 'How to Increase Usability of Spatial Data by Finding a Link between User and Data'. In Proceedings of AGILE 2004 7th Conference on Geographic Information Science, (Toppen, F., & Prastacos, P., eds.), 29th April - 1st May 2004, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Published by Crete Uiniversity Press, pp: 653-661.
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    • Navratil, G., & Frank, A.U.(2003): 'Modeling Processes defined by Laws'. In Proceedings of 6th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, (Gould, M., Robert, L., & Stéphane, C., eds.), in Lyon, France, Published by Presses Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes, pp: 57-61.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Jahn, M.(2003): 'How to Sell the Same Data to Different Users at Different Prices'. In Proceedings of 6th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, (Michael Gould, R.L., Stéphane Coulondre, ed.), April 24th-26th, in Lyon, Published by Press Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes, pp: 356-360.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Gruenbacher, A.(2002): 'What is relevant in a dataset?' In Proceedings of 5th Agile 2002, April 25th-27th 2002, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Published by Universitat de les Illes Balears.
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    • Martinez-Asenjo, B., & Frank, A.U. (2001): 'The transformation of NMAs from Government Departments to Independent Organizations: An Economic Overview'. In Proceedings of 4th AGILE 2001, in Brno, Published by Ostman, Anders Konecny, Milan.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1998): 'Specifications for Interoperability: Formalizing Spatial Relations 'In', 'Auf' and 'An' and the Corresponding Image Schemata 'Container', 'Surface' and 'Link''. In Proceedings of 1. Agile-Conference, in ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands.
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    Other Conference Proceedings

    • Frank, A.U. (2010): "Objectivity in GIS: Do Cultural Differences Matter?", MRSS, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28.04.2010 - 29.04.2010, In: "MRSS 6th International Remote Sensing & GIS Conference and Exhibition", A. Shariff (ed.), (2010), pp. 27 - 28.
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    • Frank, A.U. (2010): "How do People Think About Space - Position Paper", Schloss Dagstuhl Seminars, Dagstuhl, Germany,  28.03.2010 - 01.04.2010, In: "Seminar 10131 Spatial Representation and Reasoning in Language: Ontologies and Logics of Space", J. Bateman, A. Cohn, J. Pustejovsky (eds.), (2010), pp.5.
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    • H. Rezayan, M. Delavar, A. U. Frank, M. Mansouri, (2008): "Spatial Rules Generate Urban Patterns: Emergence of the Small-World Network"; Spatial Data Handling 2008, Montpellier France; 23.06.2008 - 25.06.2008; In: "Headway in Spatial Data Handling", A. Ruas, C. Gold (eds.); Springer, (2008), ISBN: 978-3-540-68565-4; S. 533 - 555.
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    • Winter, S., Frank, A.U., Bartelme, N., Hausleitner, W., & Car, A.(2001): 'Situation und Trends der Geodäsie-Ausbildung in Österreich'. In Proceedings of Arbeitskreis Ausbildung auf der 3-Ländertagung von DGPF, SVG und ÖVG, in Konstanz.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Gruenbacher, A.(2001): 'Temporal Data: 2nd order concepts lead to an algebra for spatio-temporal objects'. In Proceedings of Workshop on Complex Reasoning on Geographical Data, in Cyprus (1 December 2001).
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    • Frank, A.U.(2001): 'Spiele als Algebra'. In Proceedings of 24th International Wittgenstein Symposium, (Haller, R., & Puhl, K., eds.), in Kirchberg a. Wechsel (12.-18. August 2001), Published by Österreichische Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft, Vol. 1, pp: 224-239.
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    • Raubal, M., & Frank, A.U. (2000): 'Multimodal Communication for Wayfinding: Airports as a Case Study'. In Proceedings of 4th Swedish Symposium on Multimodal Communication (SSoMC), in Stockholm, Sweden, Published by Stockholm University / KTH.
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    • Bittner, S., Wolff, A.v., & Frank, A.U.(2000): 'The Structure of Reality in a Cadaster'. In Proceedings of 23rd International Wittgenstein Symposium, (Brogaard, B., ed.), in Kirchberg am Wechsel, Rationality and Irrationality, Published by Österreichische Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft, Vol. 8(1), pp: 88-96.
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    • Winter, S., van der Vlugt, M., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'OpenGIS and Interoperability in Europe'. In Proceedings of GIS Ostrava '99, in Ostrava, Czech Republic (25.-27.1.1999), Published by Areal VSB-TU Ostrava, pp: 48-54.
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    • Müller, R., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'Interoperability and Workflow: Multi-Agency Databases.' In Proceedings of 6th Int. Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS99), in University of Aizu, Japan.
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    • Krek, A., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'Optimization of Quality of Geoinformation Products'. In Proceedings of 11th Annual Colloquium of the Spatial Information Research Centre, SIRC'99, (Whigham, P.A., ed.), in Dunedin, New Zealand (13-15 December, 1999), Published by Dept. of Information Science, University of Otago, pp: 151-159.
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    • Krek, A., & Frank, A.U.(1999): 'Price Determination for Geographic Data'. In Proceedings of 21st Urban Data Management Symposium, UDMS'99, in Venice, Italy (April 21-23, 1999), pp: VII, 1.1-1.14.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Medak, D.(1999): 'Formal models of a spatiotemporal database'. In Proceedings of DATASEM'99 - 19th Annual Conference on the Current Trends in Databases and Information Systems, (Richta, K., ed.), in Brno, Czech Republic (24-26 October, 1999), Published by Dept. of Computer Science, Czech Technical University, pp: 117-130.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Annoni, A.(1998): 'OpenGIS in the European GI-market'. In Proceedings of ASITA'98, in Bolzano, Italy (24-27 November, 1998), Vol. 1, pp: 75-80.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Raubal, M.(1998): 'Formal Specifications of Image Schemata for Interoperability in Geographic Information Systems'. In Proceedings of Mind III: Spatial Cognition, in Dublin, Vol. 2, 3.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1998): 'GIS for Politics'. In Proceedings of GIS Planet '98, (Proceedings, C.-R., ed.), in Lisbon, Portugal (9 - 11 Sept. 1998), Published by IMERSIV.
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    • Timpf, S., & Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Exploring the life of screen objects'. In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 13, in Seattle, Wash., Published by ACSM, Vol. 5, pp: 195-203.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Geographic information business in the next century'. In Proceedings of Third Joint European Conference on Geographical Information, JEC-GI'97, (Hodgson, S., Rumor, M., & Harts, J.J., eds.), in Vienna (April 16-18, 1997), Published by IOS Press, Amsterdam, Vol. 1, pp: 13-22.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1997): 'Higher order functions necessary for spatial theory development'. In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 13, in Seattle, Wash. (April 7-10, 1997), Published by ACSM/ASPRS, Vol. 5, pp: 11-22.
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    • Kuhn, W., & Frank, A.U.(1996): 'Toward Usable Spatial Information'. In Proceedings of ISPRS, in Vienna, Austria; 9-19 July 1996, Published by International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
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    • Hölbling, W., Kuhn, W., & Frank, A.U.(1996): 'Discrete Simplicial Complexes'. In Proceedings of 12th European Workshop on Computational Geometry, CG'96, (Hinrichs, K.H., ed.), in Muenster, Germany (March 28-29, 1996), pp: 69.
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    • Frank, A.U., Haunold, P., Kuhn, W., & Kuper, G.(1996): 'Representation of Geometric Objects as Set of Inequalities'. In Proceedings of 12th European Workshop on Computational Geometry, CG'96, (Hinrichs, K.H., ed.), in Muenster, Germany (March 28-29, 1996), pp: 51-56.
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    • Timpf, S., & Frank, A. U.(1995): 'A multi-scale data structure for cartographic objects'. In Proceedings of ICC'95, (ICA, ed.), in Barcelona, Vol. 1, pp: 1389-1396.
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    • Timpf, S., & Frank, A.U.(1995): 'A Multi-Scale DAG for Cartographic Objects'. In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 12, in Charlotte, NC (Feb. 27 - March 1, 1995), Published by ACM/ASPRS, Vol. 4, pp: 157-163.
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    • Hong, J.-H., Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A.U.(1995): 'On the Robustness of Qualitative Distance- and Direction-Reasoning'. In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 12, in Charlotte, North Carolina (Feb. 27 - March 1, 1995), pp: 301-310.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1995): 'New Technologies for Spatial Information Management'. In Proceedings of Cambridge Conference for National Mapping Organisations, in St. John's College, Cambridge (25 July - 1 August, 1995), Published by Ordnance Survey, UK, pp: 1/14-13/14.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1995): 'Strategies for the Introduction of GIS'. In Proceedings of ISPRS WG III/4: Tutorial 'Basic Concepts of GIS', in Budapest (June 12-13, 1995).
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    • Frank, A.U., & Wallace, M.(1995): 'Constraint Based Modeling in a GIS: Road Design as a Case Study'. In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 12, in Charlotte, North Carolina (Feb. 27 - March 2, 1995), Vol. 4, pp: 177-186.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A.U.(1995): 'Formalisierung konzeptioneller Modelle für GIS - Methode und Werkzeug'. In Proceedings of AGIT'95, in Salzburg, Vol. Heft 22, pp: 297-305.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A.U.(1995): 'Formalization of Conceptual Models for GIS using GOFER'. In Proceedings of GIS/LIS '95 Central Europe, in Budapest, Hungary, pp: 8.
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    • Stanek, H., Staudinger, M., & Frank, A.U.(1994): 'Task analyses for total station operations'. In Proceedings of FIG XX Congress Commission 3, in Melbourne/Australia, March 5-12, 1994, pp: 324/1-324/8.
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    • Papadias, D., Frank, A.U., & Koubarakis, M.(1994): 'Constraint-Based Reasoning in Geographic Databases: The Case of Symbolic Arrays'. In Proceedings of 2nd ICLP Workshop on Deductive Databases, in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, Published by Publication Series of the GMD.
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    • Kuhn, W., Haunold, P., & Frank, A.U.(1994): 'The GIS User Interface as a Major Economical Factor: A Case Study in Manual Map Digitizing'. In Proceedings of FIG XX, in Melbourne, Australia; March 1994, Vol. 3.
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    • Frank, A.U., Stanek, H., & Staudinger, M.(1994): 'The Impact of Data Quality on Decision-Making in the Building Authorization Process: A Case Study'. In Proceedings of FIG XX Congress, Commission 3, in Melbourne/Australia, March 5-12, 1994, pp: 351.1/1-354.1/9.
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    • Stanek, H., & Frank, A.U.(1993): 'Data quality - Necessary Complement for GIS Based Decision Making'. In Proceedings of 25th International Symposium: Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change, in Graz.
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    • Stanek, H., & Frank, A.U.(1993): 'GIS Based Decision Making Must Consider Data Quality'. In Proceedings of EGIS'93, in Genoa, Published by EGIS Foundation, pp: 685-692.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1993): 'Geographic Information Systems: A Challenge to Computer Graphics'. In Proceedings of EUROGRAPHICS 1993, in Barcelona, Published by EG 93 STAR.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A.U.(1993): 'Hierarchical Street Networks as a Conceptual Model for Efficient Way Finding'. In Proceedings of EGIS'93 - Fourth European Conference and Exhibition on Geographical Information Systems, in Genova, Italy, ( March 29-April 1, 1993), Vol. 1, pp: 134-139.
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    • Campari, I., & Frank, A.U.(1993): 'Cultural Differences in GIS. A Basic Approach'. In Proceedings of EGIS'93, (Harts, J., Ottens, H.F.L., & Scholten, H.J., eds.), in Genova, Italy, Published by EGIS Foundation, Vol. 1, pp: 10-19.
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    • Al-Taha, K., & Frank, A.U.(1993): 'What a Temporal GIS can do for Cadastral Systems'. In Proceedings of GISA' 93, in Sharjah, UAE., February 8-10, 1993, pp: 13-1 - 13-17.
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    • Paiva, J.A.d.C., Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A.U.(1992): 'Spatial Reasoning about Flow Directions: Towards an Ontology for River Networks'. In Proceedings of International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. XVII Congress, (Fritz, L., & Lucas, J., eds.), in Washington, D.C., International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vol. 24/B3 Comission III, pp: 318-324.
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    • Mark, D.M., Frank, A.U., Kuhn, W., McGranaghan, M., Willauer, L., & Gould, M.D.(1992): 'User interfaces for geographic information systems: a research agenda'. In Proceedings of Proceedings of the ASPRS/ACSM '92, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1992): 'Telecommunication and GIS - opportunies and challenges'. In Proceedings of Networking Spatial Information Systems, (Newton, P.W., Zwart, P.R., Cavill, M., eds.), in Melbourne, Australia, pp: 14.
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    • Frank, A. U., Egenhofer, M., & Kuhn, W.(1992): 'Geographic Databases: The Issues and some Solutions'. In Proceedings of Conference Tutorials EDBT'92, (Gottlob, G., Delobel, C., & Pirotte, A., eds.), in Vienna, March 23-27, 1992, Vol. Tutorials.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1992): 'Geographische Informationssysteme im Jahre 2000'. In Proceedings of Umweltanwendungen Geographischer Informationssysteme, (Günther, O., Schulz, K.-P., Seggelke, J., eds.), in Ulm, Deutschland, pp: 201-210.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1992): 'Spatial Reasoning - Theoretical Considerations and Practical Applications'. In Proceedings of EGIS '92 Third European Conference and Exhibition on Geographical Information Systems, (Harts, J., et al., eds.), in Munich, Germany, Published by EGIS Foundation, Vol. 1, pp: 310-319.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1991): 'Beyond Query Languages for Geographic Databases: Data Cubes and Maps'. In Proceedings of Int. Workshop on DBMS's for Geographical Applications, (Gambosi, G., Scholl, M., & Six, H.-W., eds.), in Capri, Italy, May 16-17, 1991.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1991): 'Qualitative Spatial Reasoning about Cardinal Directions'. In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 10 ACSM-ASPRS, (Mark, D.M., & White, D., eds.), in Baltimore, pp: 148-167.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1991): 'Requisitos de un Sistema Administrador de Bases de Datos para un SIG'. In Proceedings of III Conferencia Latinoamericana sobre Sistemas de Informacion Geografica. - Por un Desarrollo Sustentable en America Latina y el Caribe., in Viña del Mar, Chile, pp: 58-72.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1991): 'Three Years of Activity at the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis in the United States of America'. In Proceedings of FIG Symposium, Umwelt und Landinformation, in Innsbruck, Österreich, pp: 41-50.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1991): 'Qualitative Spatial Reasoning about Cardinal Directions'. In Proceedings of ACSM-ASPRS Auto-Carto 10, in Baltimore, Maryland, Published by American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Vol. 6, pp: 148-167.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1991): 'Qualitative Spatial Reasoning with Cardinal Directions'. In Proceedings of 7. Österreichische Artificial-Intelligence-Tagung, in Wien, Österreich, Published by Springer Verlag, Informatik-Fachberichte 287, pp: 157-167.
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    • Kuhn, W., & Frank, A. U.(1990): 'Human Interaction with GIS/LIS: Editing Geometric Models'. In Proceedings of 19th Congress of International Federation of Surveyors, 10.-19. June 1990, in Helsinki, Finland, pp: 420-434.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1990): 'Die Rolle der Infrastruktur-Information im neuen Jahrzehnt'. In Proceedings of AMFM International European Division, 17-18 Mai 1990, in Siegen, Germany, pp: 9-16.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1990): 'The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis in the United States of America'. In Proceedings of 19th Congress of International Federation of Surveyors, 10.-19. June 1990, in Helsinki, Finland, pp: 15.
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    • Bruegger, B.P., & Frank, A. U.(1990): 'Hierachical Extensions of Topological Datastructures'. In Proceedings of 19th Congress of International Federation of Surveyors, 10.-19. June 1990, in Helsinki, Finland, pp: 510-524.
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    • Steiner, D.R., Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A. U.(1989): 'An Object-Oriented Carto-Graphic Output Package'. In Proceedings of Surveying & Cartography ASPRS/ACSM 1989, 2-7 April 1989, in Baltimore, USA, Vol. 5, pp: 104-113.
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    • Mark, D., & Frank, A. U.(1989): 'Concepts of Space and Spatial Language'. In Proceedings of AUTO-CARTO 9 9th International Symposium on Computer-Assisted Cartography, 2-7 April, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, pp: 538-556.
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    • Egenhofer, M., Frank, A. U., & Jackson, J.(1989): 'A Topological Data Model for Spatial Databases'. In Proceedings of Fisrt Symposium SSD '89, (Buchmann, A., et al., eds.), July 1989, in Santa Barbara, California, USA, Published by Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 409, pp: 271-286.
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    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A. U.(1989): 'PANDA: An Extensible DBMS Supporting Object-Oriented Software Techniques'. In Proceedings of GI/SI-Fachtagung, (Härder, T., ed.), March 1989, in Zürich, Published by Springer-Verlag, Informatik Fachberichte, Vol. 204, pp: 6.
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    • Bruegger, B.P., & Frank, A. U.(1989): 'Hierarchical Cells Complexes'. In Proceedings of Applied Geography Conferences, (Frazier, J.W., Epstein, B.J., & Schoolmaster, F.A., eds.), Vol. 12, pp: 238-240.
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    • Bruegger, B.P., & Frank, A.U.(1989): 'Hierarchies over Topological Data Structures'. In Proceedings of ASPRS-ACSM Annual Convention, April 2-7, in Baltimore, MD, Vol. 4, pp: 137-145.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1988): 'Multiple Inheritance and Genericity for the Integration of a Database Management System in an Object-Oriented Approach'. In Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Object-Oriented Database Systems, (Dittrich, K.R., ed.), September 1988, in Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg, FRG, Published by Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 334, pp: 268-273.
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    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A. U.(1988): 'MOOSE: Combining Software Engineering and Database Management Systems'. In Proceedings of Second International Workshop on Computer-Aided Software Engineering, 12-15 July, 1988, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, pp: 12.
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    • Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A.U.(1988): 'Towards a Spatial Query Language: User Interface Considerations'. In Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, (DeWitt, D., & Bancilhon, F., eds.), Aug., in Los Angeles, CA, pp: 124-133.
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    • Robinson, V.B., & Frank, A. U.(1987): 'Expert Systems Applied to Problems in Geographic Information Systems: Introduction, Review and Prospects'. In Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Computer-Aided Cartography, 29 March - 3 April, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, pp: 510-519.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1987): 'Overlay Processing in Spatial Information Systems'. In Proceedings of Auto-Carto 8, March 29-Aprli 3, in Baltimore, Maryland (March 29-April 3, 1987), pp: 16-31.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1987): 'Towards a Spatial Theory'. In Proceedings of International Geographic Information Systems (IGIS) Symposium: The Research Agenda, 15-18 November, 1987, in Arlington, Virginia, USA, Published by NASA, Vol. 2, pp: 215-227.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Hudson, D.L.(1987): 'Artificial Intelligence Tools for GIS'. In Proceedings of International Geographic Infromation Systems (IGIS) Symposium: The Research Agenda, 15. -18. November 1987, in Arlington, Virginia, USA, Published by NASA, Vol. II, pp: 257-271.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Hudson, D.L.(1987): 'The Future GIS - an Expert System'. In Proceedings of 15th Australasian Conference on Urban and Regional Planning Information Systems, (Zwart, P., ed.), December 1987, in Hobart, pp: 17.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1987): 'Database Management Systems for Large Spatial Databases'. In Proceedings of I Conferencia Latinoamericana Sombre Informatica En Geografia, 5-9. October 1987, in San Jose, pp: 221-245.
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    • Egenhofer, M.J., & Frank, A. U.(1987): 'Object-Oriented Databases: Database Requirements for GIS'. In Proceedings of International Geographic Information systems (IGIS) Symposium: The Research Agenda, 15-18 November, 1987, in Arlington, Virginia, USA, Published by NASA, Vol. 2, pp: 189-211.
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    • Robinson, V.B., & Frank, A. U.(1986): 'An Introduction to Expert Systems'. In Proceedings of ASCE Specialty Conference on Integrated Geographic Information Systems: A Focal Point for Engineering Activities, 3-5 February, 1986, pp: 13.
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    • Robinson, V.B., Frank, A. U., & Blaze, M.(1986): 'An Assessment of Expert Systems Applied to Problems in Geographic Information Systems'. In Proceedings of ASCE Specialty Conference on Integrated Geographic Information Systems: A Focal Point for Engineering Activities, 3-5 February, 1986, pp: 16.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1986): 'Lobster'. In Proceedings of 18th International Congress, in Toronto, Canada, pp: 14.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1986) ' Connection between Local and Regional: Additional "Intelligence" Needed',. In Proceedings of 18th International Congress FIG XVIII, in Toronto, Canada, pp: 317-373.
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    • Robinson, V.B., & Frank, A. U.(1985): 'About Different Kinds of Uncertainty in Collections of Spatial Data'. In Proceedings of AUTO-CART 7, in Arlington, D.C., USA, pp: 10.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1984): 'Towards More Intelligent Systems: A General Trend in Computers'. In Proceedings of The Decision Maker and Land Information Systems FIG International Symposium, (Hamilton, A.C., & McLaughlin, J.D., eds.), 15-19 October 1984, in Edmont, Alberta, Published by The Canadian Institute of Surveying, pp: 319-330.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Studemann, B.(1984): 'Datenstrukturen von Massdaten'. In Proceedings of 9. Internationaler Kurs für Ingeniervermessung, September 1984, in Graz, Austria, pp: 16.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Studemann, B.(1983): 'Semantische, topologische und räumliche Datenstrukturen in Landinformationssystemen'. In Proceedings of 17. Internartionaler Kongress FIG, 19-28. June 1983, in Sofia, Bulgarien, pp: 14.
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    • Frank, A. U.(1981): 'Landinformationssyteme - Theoretische und praktische Probleme'. In Proceedings of 16. International Congress, in Montreux, Switzerland, pp: 14.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Tamminen, M.(1981): 'Management of Spatially Referenced Data'. In Proceedings of LIS Conference, (Tyler, D., & Leich, A., eds.), in University of Maine, Orono, pp: 330-353.
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    • Frank, A.U.(1981): 'Application of DBMS to Land Information Systems'. In Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Very Large Data Bases VLDB, (Zaniolo, C., & Delobel, C., eds.), Sept., in Cannes, France, pp: 448-453.
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    • Conzett, R., Frank, A. U., & Misslin, C.(1980): 'Interaktive Triangulation'. In Proceedings of 8. Internationaler Kurs für Ingenieurvermessung, 24. September - 1. Oktober 1980, in Zürich, pp: 12.
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    Thesis

    • Frank, A. U.(1983): 'Datenstrukturen für Landinformationssysteme - sematische, topologische und räumliche Beziehungen in Daten der Geo-Wissenschaften'. Ph. D., Institut für Geodäsie und Photogrammetrie, Eidg. Technische Hochschule Zürich, Zürich.
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    Reports

    • Frank, A.U. (2003). ''The Surveying Activities at the Austrian Federal Office for Metrology and Surveying: An Economic Analysis - Final Report'. Austrian Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, Vienna, Austria.
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    • Frank, A.U. (2003). 'Volkswirtschaftliche Studie zu den Leistungen des BEV- Zusammenfassung'. Wien, Institut für Geoinformation und Landesvermessung, Technische Universität Wien, Austria. 
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    • Frank, A. U., & Pontikakis, E. (2001). 'TU-Geoinformation position paper on base geographic data. Addendum to workshop "Basic Spatial Data According To User's Needs" for Germany-Austria-Switzerland. Prepared for the European Territorial Management Information Infrastructure project', January 2001.
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    • Frank, A.U. (2001). 'Computational models for ontology', Vienna, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
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    • Pontikakis, E., Frank, A. U., & van der Vlugt, M. (2000). 'Information support for public transport', Vienna, Institute for Geoinformation, TU Vienna, November 2000.
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    • Frank, A.U., Nittel, S., & Winter, S. (2000). 'Abstract Modeling with Functional Languages', Vienna, Department of Geoinformation, TU Vienna.
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    • Raubal, M., & Frank, A.U. (1999). 'Interoperability of data access: modeling people's interaction processes with affordances', Vienna, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
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    • Frank, A.U. (1999). 'Processes and properties: a minimal data model for geographic data', Vienna, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical Universty Vienna, Austria.

    • Frank, A.U. (1999). 'Extension of metadata for Geographic Information by process models', Vienna, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
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    • Timpf, S., Kottik, P., & Frank, A.U. (1998). 'Morphing in GIS', Vienna, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.

    • Timpf, S., & Frank, A. U. (1998). 'A multi-scale data model for cartographic objects', Vienna, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
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    • Timpf, S., & Frank, A. (1998). 'Geographic Zooming', Vienna, Institute for Geoinformation, Technical University Vienna, Austria.
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    • Meixner, H., & Frank, A.U. (1997). 'Study on Policy Issues Relating to Geographic Information in Europe', European Commission.
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    • Frank, A.U., & Medak, D. (1997). 'Executable Axiomatic Specification Using Functional Language - Case Study: Base Ontology for a Spatio-Temporal Database', Institute for Geoinformation, TU Vienna.
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    • Car, A., & Frank, A. U.  (1996). 'Formalisierung konzeptioneller Modelle für GIS - Methode und Werkzeug', Dept. of Geoinformation, TU Vienna, March 1996.
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    • Timpf, S., Burrough, P., & Frank, A. U. (1994). 'Concepts and paradigms for spatial data: geographical objects with indeterminate boundaries', ESF, GISDATA Newsletter No. 4, Baden, 8-12 June 1994.
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    • Campari, I., & Frank, A.U. (1993). 'GIS Commands. Cultural Sharing of Spatial Meanings', Dept. of Geoinformation, TU Wien, March 1993.
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    • Mark, D.M., Frank, A.U., Kuhn, W., & Willauer, L. (1992). 'NCGIA Research Initiative 13, Report on the Specialist Meeting: User Interfaces for Geographic Information Systems', NCGIA Santa Barbara, Technical Report 92-3.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1992). 'Auswahl eines GIS', Geo-Information, TU Wien.
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    • Mark, D., & Frank, A. U. (1991). 'Language, Cognitive Science, and Geograpic Information Systems', NCGIA, 90-10.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Goodchild, M. (1991). 'Two Perspectives on Geographic Data Modeling', NCGIA, 90-11.
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    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A. U. (1991). 'Query Languages for Geographical Information', NCGIA, 90-12.
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    • Egenhofer, M.J., Kuhn, W., Frank, A. U., & McGranaghan, M. (1991). 'Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space', NCGIA Santa Barbara, CA.
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    • Barrera, R., Frank, A. U., & Al-Taha, K. (1991). 'Temporal Relations in Geographic Information Systems: A Workshop at the University of Maine', Orono, NCGIA, 91-4, April 1991.
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    • Lambert, V., Frank, A. U., Cisneros, A., Sherrill, D., DeWalt, B., Abellan, A., & Uquillas, J. (1990). 'Ecuador Land Titling Project Evaluation. Report', Bethesda, MD, DAI, December 1990.
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    • Marble, D., Frank, A.U., Egenhofer, M., Freundschuh, S., McGranaghan, M., & White, R.M. (1989). 'Languages of Spatial Relations: Initiative Two Specialist Meeting Report', Goleta & Montecito, California, USA, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 89-2, 15-19 January, 1989.
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    • Barrera, R., & Frank, A.U. (1989). 'Analysis and Comparison of the Performance of the Fieldtree', Orono, ME, Department of Surveying Engineering, University of Maine.
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    • Frank, A. U., & Egenhofer, M. (1988). 'Object-Oriented Database Technology for GIS', San Antonio, Texas, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 95, 29th November 1988.
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    • Egenhofer, M., & Frank, A. U., (1987). 'PANDA: An Object-Oriented Database Based On User-Defined Abstract Data Types', Orono, Maine, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 67.
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    • Frank, A. U., Palmer, B., & Robinson, V.B. (1986). 'Formal Methods for Accurate Definitions of some Fundamental Terms in Physical Geography', Orono, Maine, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 54, 5th-10th July 1986.
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    • White, R.M., & Frank, A. U. (1985). 'Graphics Programming in Prolog', Orono, Maine, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 49.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1985). 'Combining a Network Database with Logic Programming', Orono, Maine, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 45.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1984). 'Requirements for Database Systems Suitable to Manage Large Spatial Databases', Orono, Maine, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 39.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1984). 'Extending a Network Database with Prolog', Orono, Maine, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 40.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1984). 'Canonical Geometric Representations (Draft)', Orono, Maine, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 42.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1983). 'Probleme der Realisierung von Landinformationssystemen 2.Teil', Zürich, Eidesgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Institut für Geodäsie und Photogrammetrie, 71, Juni 1983.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1982). 'PANDA PASCAL Netzwerk Datenbankverwaltungssystem Version 1B', Zürich, Eidesgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Institut für Geodäsie und Photogrammetrie, 62, September 1982.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1982). 'Reise in die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika', Zürich, Eidesgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Institut für Geodäsie und Photogrammetrie, 64, Dezember 1982.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1982). 'Panda: An Object-Oriented PASCAL Network Database Management System', Orono, Maine, USA, Department of Civil Engineering, 57.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1981). 'Bemerkungen zur Norm Datensicherung', Zürich, Institut für Geodesie und Photogrammertrie.
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    Others

    • Frank, A.U. (2003): 'Volkswirtschaftliche Studie zu den Leistungen des BEV'. In Newsletter e-geo.ch, pp: 2.
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    • Frank, A.U. (2000): 'Preisdifferenzierung für Geoinformationsprodukte'. In AGEO Aktuell.
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    • Barrera, R., Hudson, D.L., & Frank, A.U. (1989): 'Incremental update ptopagation in materialized views'. In Department of surveying Engineering, Orono, Me 04469 U.S.A., University of Maine, pp: 18.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1981): 'The Role of Geodetic Data in a Land Information System', Zürich, Schweiz, pp: 254-268.
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    • Frank, A. U. (1981): 'Datenspeicherung für schnellen Zugriff auf Daten räumlich benachbarter Objekte', Zürich, pp: 37-47.
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