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QGIS (previously known as "Quantum GIS") is a cross-platform free and open-source desktop geographic information system (GIS) application that provides data viewing, editing, and analysis capabilities. [1]

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Android (operating system)

Android is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel and currently developed by Google.

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ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information.

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AutoCAD DXF (Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format) is a CAD data file format developed by Autodesk for enabling data interoperability between AutoCAD and other programs.

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Brighton is a seaside resort and the largest part of the city of Brighton and Hove situated in East Sussex, England.

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C++ (pronounced as cee plus plus) is a general-purpose programming language.

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Canton of Solothurn

The Canton of Solothurn (German) is a canton of Switzerland.

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Chugiak, Anchorage

Chugiak is an unincorporated community in the Municipality of Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska, situated approximately 20 miles (32 km) northeast of downtown Anchorage.

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Copiapó is a city in northern Chile, located about 65 kilometers east of the coastal town of Caldera.

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Coverage data

A coverage is the digital representation of some spatio-temporal phenomenon.

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Daphnis (moon)

Daphnis (Δάφνις) is an inner satellite of Saturn.

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Enceladus (pronounced) is the sixth-largest moon of Saturn.

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Free software

Free software, software libre, or libre software is computer software that gives users the freedom to run the software for any purpose as well as to study, change, and distribute the software and the adapted versions.

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Ganymede (moon)

Ganymede, or as Γανυμήδης (Jupiter III) is the largest moon of Jupiter and in the Solar System, and the only moon known to have a magnetosphere.

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The GDAL (Geospatial Data Abstraction Library) is a library for reading and writing raster geospatial data formats, and is released under the permissive X/MIT style free software license by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation.

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Geographic information system

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of spatial or geographical data.

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To georeference means to associate something with locations in physical space.

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GNU General Public License

The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is the most widely used free software license, which guarantees end users (individuals, organizations, companies) the freedoms to run, study, share (copy), and modify the software.

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GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a free and open-source geographic information system (GIS) capable of handling raster, topological vector, image processing, and graphic data.

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Io (moon)

Io is the innermost of the four Galilean moons of the planet Jupiter.

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Kore (moon)

Kore (Κόρη), also known as, is a natural satellite of Jupiter.

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Layers (digital image editing)

Layers are used in digital image editing to separate different elements of an image.

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Linux (pronounced or, less frequently) is a Unix-like and mostly POSIX-compliant computer operating system (OS) assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution.

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Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with a population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km².

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Map projection

Commonly, a map projection is a systematic transformation of the latitudes and longitudes of locations on the surface of a sphere or an ellipsoid into locations on a plane.

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MapInfo Professional

MapInfo Professional is a desktop geographic information system (GIS) software product produced by Pitney Bowes Software (formerly MapInfo Corporation) and used for mapping and location analytics.

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MapServer is an open source development environment for building spatially enabled internet applications.

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Metis (moon)

Metis (Μήτις), also known as, is the innermost moon of Jupiter.

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows (or simply Windows) is a metafamily of graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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Mimas (moon)

Mimas is a moon of Saturn which was discovered in 1789 by William Herschel.

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Monte Rosa

Monte Rosa (Italian:; also used in German) or Mont Rose (French) is a huge ice-covered mountain in the Alps, located on the watershed between northern and southern Europe.

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Multilingualism is the use of more than two languages, either by an individual speaker or by a community of speakers.

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MySQL (officially pronounced as "My S-Q-L", and unofficially as "My Sequel") is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS); in July 2013, it was the world's second most widely used RDBMS, and the most widely used open-source client–server RDBMS.

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Open source

In production and development, open source as a development model promotes a universal access via a free license to a product's design or blueprint, and universal redistribution of that design or blueprint, including subsequent improvements to it by anyone.

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Open Source Geospatial Foundation

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), is a non-profit non-governmental organization whose mission is to support and promote the collaborative development of open geospatial technologies and data.

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OS X (pronounced; originally Mac OS X) is a series of Unix-based graphical interface operating systems (OS) developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is designed to run on Macintosh computers, having been pre-installed on all Macs since 2002.

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Pan (moon)

Pan (Πάν) is the second-innermost moon of Saturn.

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Pisa is a city in Tuscany, Central Italy, straddling the River Arno just before it empties into the Tyrrhenian Sea.

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Plug-in (computing)

In computing, a plug-in (or add-in / addin, plugin, extension or add-on / addon) is a software component that adds a specific feature to an existing software application.

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Polygon (computer graphics)

Polygons are used in computer graphics to compose images that are three-dimensional in appearance.

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PostGIS is an open source software program that adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database.

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PostgreSQL, often simply Postgres, is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) with an emphasis on extensibility and on standards-compliance.

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Python (programming language)

Python is a widely used general-purpose, high-level programming language.

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Qt (software)

Qt ("cute", or unofficially as Q-T cue-tee) is a cross-platform application framework that is widely used for developing application software that can be run on various software and hardware platforms with little or no change in the underlying codebase, while having the power and speed of native applications. Qt is currently being developed both by the Qt Company, a subsidiary of Digia, and the Qt Project under open-source governance, involving individual developers and firms working to advance Qt. Digia owns the Qt trademark and copyright. Qt is available with both commercial and open source GPL v3, LGPL v3 and LGPL v2 licenses.

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Random-access memory

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage.

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Raster graphics

In computer graphics, a raster graphics image is a dot matrix data structure representing a generally rectangular grid of pixels, or points of color, viewable via a monitor, paper, or other display medium.

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The shapefile format is a popular geospatial vector data format for geographic information system (GIS) software.

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SpatiaLite is a spatial extension to SQLite, providing vector geodatabase functionality.

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SQLite is a relational database management system contained in a C programming library.

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Tethys (moon)

Tethys or Saturn III is a mid-sized moon of Saturn about across.

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Titan (moon)

Titan (or Saturn VI) is the largest moon of Saturn.

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Unix (all-caps UNIX for the trademark) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, developed in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.

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Valmiera (Wolmar) is the largest city of the historical Vidzeme region, Latvia, with a total area of.

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Vector graphics

Vector graphics is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, curves, and shapes or polygons—all of which are based on mathematical expressions—to represent images in computer graphics.

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Vienna (Wien) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Vorarlberg is the westernmost federation state (Bundesland) of Austria.

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Web Feature Service

The Open Geospatial Consortium Web Feature Service Interface Standard (WFS) provides an interface allowing requests for geographical features across the web using platform-independent calls.

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Web Map Service

A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet that are generated by a map server using data from a GIS database.

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Windowing system

In computing, a windowing system (or window system) is a type of graphical user interface (GUI) which implements the WIMP (windows, icons, menus, pointer) paradigm for a user interface.

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Wrocław (Breslau, known also by other alternative names) is the largest city in western Poland.

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X Window System

The X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QGIS

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