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A spatial database shell for relational database management systems

  • D. J. Abel
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 367)

Abstract

SIRO-DBMS is a Spatial Information Systems database tool-kit implemented as a set of external attachments to a relational database management systems. It implements user data types through parameterised definitions of the user view of additional data types and of their internal representation. A spatial access method built on a 1-dimensional key and compatible with B-trees is also provided. Retrieval performance data with data sets of the sizes likely to be encountered in production systems are reported.

Keywords

Geographical Information System Spatial Database Database Management System Geometric Description Query Window 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Abel
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  1. 1.CSIRO Division of Information TechnologyCentre for Spatial Information SystemsCanberraAustralia

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