Spatial Data Management System.
Quarterly research and development technical rept. 1 Jun-31 Aug 1979
COMPUTER CORP OF AMERICA CAMBRIDGE MA
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This technical report describes work completed on a prototype Spatial Data Management System SDMS. The Graphical Display of Data presents an overview of the icon creation mechanisms currently included in SDMS. Icon creation is the facility by which graphical representations of symbolic data are automatically produced. These graphical representations are referred to as icons. Section two includes detailed discussions of the icon creation features added to the system Secondary data a mechanism by which information in multiple relations or tuples may be presented in a single icon, and a subicons mechanism that allows the appearance of a portion of an icon to be described independently of its parent icon.
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