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

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$99.57
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $6.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 94%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (10) from $6.00   
  • New (7) from $17.96   
  • Used (3) from $6.00   

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.

"...allows users to customize GIS systems to their own use & to develop new commercial programs at GIS software companies."

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566702416
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/25/1998
  • Series: Mapping Science Series , #7
  • Edition number: 1
  • 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

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)