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By Philippe Rigaux

Spatial Databases is the 1st unified, in-depth remedy of particular concepts for facing spatial info, really within the box of geographic details platforms (GIS). This ebook surveys numerous innovations, similar to spatial info types, algorithms, and indexing equipment, constructed to handle particular positive factors of spatial info that aren't correctly dealt with by means of mainstream DBMS technology.

The booklet additionally reports advertisement recommendations to geographic info dealing with: ArcInfo, ArcView, and Smallworld GISs; and extensions to the relational version, PostgreSQL and Oracle Spatial. The authors learn those underlying GIS applied sciences, examine their strengths and weaknesses, and view particular makes use of for which each and every product is most suitable.

* Examines the strengths of varied question languages and techniques to question processing.
* Explains using computational geometry in spatial databases GISs, supplying important heritage and an in-depth examine key algorithms.
* Covers spatial entry tools, together with the R-tree and several other space-driven buildings, and is full of dozens of precious illustrations.

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208 The Grid dossier ................................................................................................ The Linear Quadtree .................................................................................... The z-Ordering Tree .................................................................................... feedback on Linear SAM .............................................................................. 209 219 227 237 DATA- pushed constructions: THE R- TREE ..................................... 237 the unique R-Tree ..................................................................................... The R*Tree .................................................................................................. R-Tree Packing ............................................................................................ The R+Tree .................................................................................................. rate types ................................................................................................. 238 252 255 257 259 BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTES ....................................................................... 261 7 question Processing ............................................................................ 267 AN advent to question PROCESSING .................................. optimum I/ O ALGORITHMS ....................................................... 269 271 exterior Sort/Merge ..................................................................................... Distribution Sweeping (Rectangle Intersection) ........................................... 271 274 SPATIAL sign up for ........................................................................................ 279 Ordering ....................................................................................................... Spatial sign up for .................................................................................................. becoming a member of R-Trees .................................................................................... Spatial Hash subscribe to ......................................................................................... 280 280 284 288 advanced QUERIES .............................................................................. 292 question Execution Plans ................................................................................ Spatial Joins with Refinement Step ............................................................. Multiway Joins .............................................................................................. 292 296 three hundred BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTES ....................................................................... 303 eight advertisement structures ...................................................................... 311 AN creation TO advertisement platforms ............................. 312 the best way to learn This bankruptcy ........................................................................... Interacting with a GIS or with a Spatial DBMS .............................................

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