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Getting Started with Oracle Event Processing 11g by Lloyd Williams, Robin J. Smith, Alexandre Alves

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Basic geospatial concepts and use cases

We will focus now on some specific terms and their definitions used by Oracle Event Processing relating to its implementation of geospatial techniques during the development of event-driven applications.

Geo-streaming

When studying geo-streaming for Oracle Event Processing, the event-types that are generated by the moving object include a collection of tracking-related context, generally an identifier such as a license plate number, bus route name, or bus number together with the current longitude and latitude position of that vehicle. The latitude and longitude values are the geographic coordinates used to define any location on Earth and are measured in degrees, since the Earth is a sphere.

For example, consider ...

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