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Method for Determing Grid Sizes when building indices for Spatially Enabled, Object-Relational database systems.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015282D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jan-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for determining Grid Sizes when building indices for Spatially Enabled, Object-Relational database systems. This method represents an improvement over trial and error to determine grid sizes when building indices on DB2* Spatially Extenders enabled columns. Methods uses; (1) Object characterization... point, line and polygon (2) Number of objects in each category