ISO/IEC 13249-3:2003

Information technology -- Database languages -- SQL multimedia and application packages -- Part 3: Spatial

ISO/IEC 13249-3:2003:

  • introduces the Spatial part of ISO/IEC 13249 (all parts);
  • gives the references necessary for ISO/IEC 13249-3:2003;
  • defines notations and conventions specific to ISO/IEC 13249-3:2003;
  • defines concepts specific to ISO/IEC 13249-3:2003;
  • defines spatial user-defined types and their associated routines.

The spatial user-defined types defined in ISO/IEC 13249-3:2003 adhere to the following.

  • A spatial user-defined type is generic to spatial data handling. It addresses the need to store, manage and retrieve information based on aspects of spatial data such as geometry, location and topology.
  • A spatial user-defined type does not redefine the database language SQL directly or in combination with another spatial data type.

Implementations of ISO/IEC 13249-3:2003 may exist in environments that also support geographic information, decision support, data mining and data warehousing systems.

Application areas addressed by implementations of ISO/IEC 13249-3:2003 include, but are not restricted to, automated mapping, desktop mapping, facilities management, geoengineering, graphics, multimedia and resource management applications.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2003-10
  • Edition : 2
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32
    Data management and interchange
  • 35.060
    Languages used in information technology

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