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Title Spatial Database Systems and Management Multidimensional Discrete data Abstract Spacial database systems offer the underlying database technology for geographic information systems and other applications Several terms have been used to describe database systems offering such support including pictorial image geometric geographic and spatial The terms pictorial database system and image arise from the fact that the data to be managed are often initially captured in the form of digital raster images remote sensing by satellites or compuer tomography in medical applications Spatial database management involves two main categories of data vector and raster data The former has received a lot of in-depth investigation the latter still lacks a sound frmaework Current DBMSs either regard raster data as pure byte sequence where the DBMS has no knowledge about the underlying semantics or they do not complement array structures with storage mechanisms suitable for huge arrays or they are designed as specialized systems with sophisticated imaging functionality but no general database capabilities We will discuss some of the aspects of spatial data spatial databae and its management Introduction In various fields there is a need to manage geometric geographic or spatial data The space of interest can be for example the 2-D abstraction of the earths surface or the images of human body including computed tomography CT magnetic resonance MR ultrasonographyUS projectional computed radiography CR etc These medical imaging systems have revolutionized the means by which images are acquired providing views of anatomical cross-sections and physiological state This revolution in the acquisition of radiological information has not yet brought about a parallel revolution in the intelligent management visualization integration or knowledge extraction from data produced by these digital imaging system In the discipline of visualizationwhere the areas of computer graphics image processing computer vision computer-aided design signal processing and user interface studies converge into one unifying framework for the processing of visual information several representation of a scene are distinguished
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