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Pro Oracle Spatial for Oracle Database 11g by Ravi Kothuri, Euro Beinat, Albert Godfrind

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CHAPTER 9Geometry Processing Functions

In Chapter 8, we discussed how to perform proximity analysis using a spatial index and associated spatial operators. In this chapter, we describe geometry processing functions, which are also referred to as spatial functions (whenever there is no ambiguity), which complement this functionality. In contrast to the spatial operators, these geometry processing functions

  • do not require a spatial index,
  • provide more detailed analyses than the spatial operators ...

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