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Spatial databases : with application to GIS

Author: Philippe Rigaux; Michel O Scholl; Agnes Voisard
Publisher: San Francisco : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Morgan Kaufmann series in data management systems.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spatial Databases is the first unified, in-depth treatment of special techniques for dealing with spatial data, particularly in the field of geographic information systems (GIS). This book surveys various techniques, such as spatial data models, algorithms, and indexing methods, developed to address specific features of spatial data that are not adequately handled by mainstream DBMS technology. The book also reviews  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rigaux, Philippe.
Spatial databases.
San Francisco : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, ©2002
(DLC) 2001029409
(OCoLC)46538719
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Rigaux; Michel O Scholl; Agnes Voisard
ISBN: 0585456534 9780585456539 9781558605886 1558605886 9780080517469 0080517463
OCLC Number: 52610406
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 410 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO SPATIAL DATABASES --
2 REPRESENTATION OF SPATIAL OBJECTS --
3 LOGICAL MODELS AND QUERY LANGUAGES --
4 THE CONSTRAINT DATA MODEL --
5 COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY --
6 SPATIAL ACCESS METHODS --
7 QUERY PROCESSING --
8 COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS. An introduction to spatial databases --
Representation of spatial objects --
Logical models and query languages --
The constraint data model --
Computational geometry --
Spatial access methods --
Query processing --
Commercial systems.
Series Title: Morgan Kaufmann series in data management systems.
Responsibility: Philippe Rigaux, Michel Scholl, Agnes Voisard.
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