Multiresolution Spatial Databases: Making Web-Based Spatial Applications Faster

  title={Multiresolution Spatial Databases: Making Web-Based Spatial Applications Faster},
  author={Xiaofang Zhou and Sham Prasher and Sai Sun and Kai Xu},
Spatial data has now been used extensively in the Web environment, providing online customized maps and supporting map-based applications. The full potential of Web-based spatial applications, however, has yet to be achieved due to performance issues related to the large sizes and high complexity of spatial data. In this paper, we introduce a multiresolution approach to spatial data management and query processing such that the database server can choose spatial data at the right resolution… CONTINUE READING
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