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A comma-separated values (CSV) file stores tabular data (numbers and text) in plain-text form.
a C++ open source library (and command line tools) providing access to vector file formats.
A tool in some GIS software programs for performing algebraic operations on rasters.
used by database programmers to process individual rows returned by database system queries.
Using artistic and scientific principles for creating maps and graphically representing geographic areas
a relational database server product by Microsoft. Its primary query languages are T-SQL and ANSI SQL.
an open source command line utility popular for converting to and from various vector spatial data formats.
when asking questions related to where features overlap.
Aligning geographic data to a known coordinate system so it can be viewed, queried, and analyzed with other geographic data.
Use when converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, by a reference dataset or locator.
pgRouting extends the PostGIS / PostgreSQL geospatial database to provide geospatial routing functionality.
A collection of image files each containing a section of a map, or remote sensing scene.
The process of connecting two or more datasets based on common attribute values. For spatial joins there is a separate tag.
An object-oriented cross-platform programming language developed by Sun Microsystems.
an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web.
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Angular geographic coordinates that specifying the north-south and east-west positions of locations.
The estimation of values at unsampled points based on known values of surrounding points.
an ETL (Extract Transform Load) tool by Safe Software. It reads and writes a wide range of data formats and services. Loaded with tools for manipulation of vector,…
when ArcGIS 9.3 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.
A company that creates different tools for styling and deploying maps as well as providing services for hosting maps
An extension to ArcGIS for Desktop and Server which adds functionality for analyzing networked data, particularly for road and transport networks.
LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging or Laser Imaging, Detection and Ranging) is an active optical remote sensing technology that measures properties of scattered light to find range and/or other inform…
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The description of the types of features included in a map, usually displayed in the map layout.
To join the attributes from one spatial data layer to another using their common location
Performance concerns how effectively a computing system uses resources.
a database schema designed by ESRI for managing feature classes, versioning, topology, networks, terrains and other Esri application specific storage requirements.
when ArcGIS 10.4 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.
when asking questions about a representation of a real-world objects on a map.