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Title: The Semantics Of The Geographical Database Query Languages

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Subject: M. Mainguenaud The Semantics Of The Geographical Database Query Languages

Description: : In this paper, we analyze the various philosophies to define a query language for geographical database. The differences among the three possibilities of extending the SQL language rely on the definition of the clause Select: (1) the clause Select does not accept a spatial operator and the Where clause accepts one (or several) predicate defined between attributes; (2) the clause Select accepts one (or several) spatial operator(s) with attributes as arguments; (3) the clause Select accepts one (or several) spatial operator(s) with attributes or other spatial operators as arguments. To guarantee a coherent result of a query, we present the requirements of these three philosophies. Key words: Geographical Information System, Spatial Database, Query Language, Extended SQL I. INTRODUCTION In the current research toward the design of more powerful tools for urban planning, remote sensing, ... different research groups are simultaneously concentrating their work on Geographical Informatio...

Contributor: The Pennsylvania State University CiteSeer Archives

Publisher: unknown

Date: 1998-01-20

Pubyear: unknown

Format: ps

Identifier: http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/140251.html

Source: http://etna.int-evry.fr/~adm_bd/Cigales/Publications/Cig_Publi_ps/EGIS.93.ps

Language: en

Rights: unrestricted

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