Introduction to the Spatial Context:
Introduction to Spatial Information Systems.
Purposes and Types of Spatial Problem.
Objects, Surfaces, Data.
Geometries For Spatial Data:
Position, Representation, Dimensions.
Graphs, Areas, Ordering.
Regular and Irregular Cells, Hierarchies.
Interpolations, Geometric Operations, Transformations.
Attribute Data, Modelling, Integration.
Conceptual Modelling for Spatial Data:
Design for Information Systems.
Spaghetti: Conceptual Modelling of Line-Oriented Objects.
Pizza: Conceptual Modelling for Areas and Volumes.
Spatial Object Modelling.
Views, Integration, Complexities.
Spatial Data Retrieval and Reasoning:
Relational and Peano Tuple.
Access and Quality: Spatial Indices and Integrity Constraints.
Multimedia Spatial Information Systems and Hypermaps.
Intelligent Spatial Information Systems.