Implementing the Topological Model Succinctly
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We show that the topological model, a semantically rich standard to represent GIS data, can be encoded succinctly while efficiently answering a number of topology-related queries. We build on recent succinct planar graph representations so as to encode a model with m edges within \(4m+o(m)\) bits and answer various queries relating nodes, edges, and faces in \(o(\log \log m)\) time, or any time in \(\omega (\log m)\) for a few complex ones.
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