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Embedded formats for airport mapping databases
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Paper Abstract

A new, open specification for embedded interchange formats for Airport Mapping Databases has been established in the ARINC 816 document. The new specification has been evaluated in a prototypical implementation of ground and airborne components. A number of advantages and disadvantages compared to existing solutions have been identified and are outlined in this paper. A focus will be on new data elements used for automatic label placement on airport maps. Possible future extensions are described as well.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6957, Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2008, 69570N (15 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.777614
Show Author Affiliations
C. Pschierer, Jeppesen GmbH (Germany)
J. Schiefele, Jeppesen GmbH (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6957:
Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2008
Jeff J. Güell; Maarten Uijt de Haag, Editor(s)

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