Topological Relationships and Their Use

Sisi Zlatanova

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Abstract

Topological relations between spatial objects have been widely recognized, implemented, and used in GIS. They provide a notion of the general structure and the interactions of spatial objects. Topology avoids dealing with geometry by introducing topological primitives, namely, boundary, interior, and exterior.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of GIS
EditorsShashi Shekhar, Hui Xiong, Xun Zhou
PublisherSpringer
Pages1-21
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-23519-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2016

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