Spatial - Geo (Map|Chart) - Topology

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1 - About

Spatial or geographical data:

  • point,
  • line,
  • polygon,
  • multi-point,
  • multi-line,
  • etc.

Same concept as Geometry (Spatial, Linear Algebra)

Spatial data represents the essential location characteristics of real or conceptual objects as those objects relate to the real or conceptual space in which they exist.

Geodata data is stored as:

See: Geographic_information_system

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3 - Type of Map

  • Dot Maps
  • Choropleth
  • Cartogram
  • Graduated Symbol

4 - Spatial Data Management

5 - Management

5.1 - Geocoding

5.2 - Geolocalization

5.3 - Storage

GeoJson Shapefile
Valid Json Binary
Human Readable Special Software
More verbose Storage Limitations
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5.4 - Shape transformation

Algorithmic tesselation:

5.5 - Relationship

5.6 - Projection

6 - Organization

The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.® (OGC) is a non-profit, international, voluntary consensus standards organization that is leading the development of standards for geospatial and location based services.

7 - Map Data

Nederlands Map to be open in a GIS application.

Example: CBS Provincie 2012

8 - References

9 - Glossary

  • WMS : Web Map Service Interface Standard
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