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Study of WebGIS based on XML database and SVG
Author(s): Jianbo Lian; Bianfu Sun
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Paper Abstract

With the fast development of WebGIS, data fast transmission and browsing the electronic map by way of vector in WebGIS become the focus of present WebGIS research. This paper proposes a method of establishing a Web-based system that can visualize geographic data. In terms of the graphics format, our proposed system uses Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) that XML-based 2D vector graphics, and geographic data stored on Web Server with XML database. SVG is a language for describing two-dimensional graphics based on XML, and it can be used to describe the point, line and polygon. The schema has a small amount of data transferred, faster performance, low development costs and so on.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7752, PIAGENG 2010: Photonics and Imaging for Agricultural Engineering, 775212 (4 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.887439
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Jianbo Lian, Zhongkai Univ. of Agricultural and Engineering (China)
Bianfu Sun, North China Geological Prospecting Bureau (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7752:
PIAGENG 2010: Photonics and Imaging for Agricultural Engineering
Honghua Tan, Editor(s)

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