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Using artistic and scientific principles for creating maps and graphically representing geographic areas
a C++ open source library (and command line tools) providing access to vector file formats.
A comma-separated values (CSV) file stores tabular data (numbers and text) in plain-text form.
a relational database server product by Microsoft. Its primary query languages are T-SQL and ANSI SQL.
used by database programmers to process individual rows returned by database system queries.
A tool in some GIS software programs for performing algebraic operations on rasters.
pgRouting extends the PostGIS / PostgreSQL geospatial database to provide geospatial routing functionality.
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.
Use when converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, by a reference dataset or locator.
Aligning geographic data to a known coordinate system so it can be viewed, queried, and analyzed with other geographic data.
A collection of image files each containing a section of a map, or remote sensing scene.
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.
The process of connecting two or more datasets based on common attribute values. For spatial joins there is a separate tag.
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when ArcGIS 9.3 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.
Angular geographic coordinates that specifying the north-south and east-west positions of locations.
An extension to ArcGIS for Desktop and Server which adds functionality for analyzing networked data, particularly for road and transport networks.
The estimation of values at unsampled points based on known values of surrounding points.
Notification messages shown when software fails. Try to use tags for more specific error messages whenever possible.
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,…
A company that creates different tools for styling and deploying maps as well as providing services for hosting maps
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…
when ArcGIS 10.4 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.
The description of the types of features included in a map, usually displayed in the map layout.
a database schema designed by ESRI for managing feature classes, versioning, topology, networks, terrains and other Esri application specific storage requirements.
Performance concerns how effectively a computing system uses resources.
when asking questions about a representation of a real-world objects on a map.
an XML schema specified by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) for describing the appearance of map layers.