Digest: A Primer for the International GIS Standard / Edition 1

Digest: A Primer for the International GIS Standard / Edition 1

by Kelly Chan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566702410

ISBN-13: 9781566702416

Pub. Date: 06/25/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

DIGEST is the Digital Geographic Information Exchange Standard for interoperability and compatibility among national and multinational systems and users. It is a standard based on the Vector Product Format (VPF), used by NATO and the United States Defense Mapping Agency for capturing geographical data.
Finally, there is an aid available to users of Geographical

Overview

DIGEST is the Digital Geographic Information Exchange Standard for interoperability and compatibility among national and multinational systems and users. It is a standard based on the Vector Product Format (VPF), used by NATO and the United States Defense Mapping Agency for capturing geographical data.
Finally, there is an aid available to users of Geographical Information System (GIS) and developers of GIS technology working with DIGEST.
This book was developed from a series of lectures given by Dr. Kelly Chan, recognized as a leading authority on the standard. It is specifically designed to allow the user to finally make practical use of this difficult material. Dr. Chan's work allows the user to write specific programs tailored to particular needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566702416
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/1998
Series:
Mapping Science Series, #7
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
History
Key Terms and Concepts
Glossary
Database Organization
Sample VPF
Organization
Data Structures
Introduction
Naming Convention
Table Structure
Data Types
Features and Feature Classes
Introduction
Organization
Types
Implementation
Feature Class Schema
Primitives
Introduction
Types
Topology
Wing-Edge Topology
Topology Level
Implementation
Index and Tiling
Feature Join Index
Thematic Index
Spatial Index
Tiling
Tiled Topology
Boundary Conditions
Universe Face
Meta-Data
Transmittal Data
Database Description
Data Quality
Properties
DQ Library
Database Navigation
Spatial Query
Attribute Query

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