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OGC Glossary of Terms

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label OGC Glossary of Terms more like this
created 2018-03-13 more like this
modified 2018-04-16 more like this
definition Glossary of terms used in OGC standards and related documents more like this
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ANSI more like this
ASCII more like this
Abstract Data Type more like this
Annual Technical Baseline Target more like this
Application Programming Interface (API) more like this
BMP more like this
CAD or CADD more like this
CEN more like this
CIPI more like this
CITE more like this
COM more like this
CORBA more like this
Call for Communities more like this
Capabilities XML more like this
Cartesian coordinates more like this
Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) more like this
Communications Service Interface (CSI) more like this
Conformance Test Suite and Guidelines more like this
Coverage Model more like this
DBF more like this
DBMS more like this
DCP more like this
DEM more like this
DEMTS more like this
DGN more like this
DIGEST more like this
DIPR more like this
DLG more like this
DTM more like this
DXF more like this
Data Catalog Model more like this
Dictionary Model more like this
Digital Cartographic Model more like this
Digital Elevation Model more like this
Digital Landscape Model more like this
Directory Model more like this
Discussion Paper more like this
Distributed Computing Environment (DCE) more like this
Distributed Computing Platform (DCP) more like this
Draft Interoperability Program Report (DIPR) more like this
EEA more like this
EO more like this
EOSDIS/HDF more like this
ESDI more like this
ESPRIT more like this
ETeMII more like this
EUROGI more like this
Earth model more like this
Ethernet more like this
GFS Testbed more like this
GIF more like this
GII more like this
GIS more like this
GIS application more like this
GISD-ICP more like this
GML more like this
GML Application Schema more like this
GPS more like this
GeoMobility Server more like this
GeoTIFF more like this
Geographic Objects more like this
Geography Markup Language (GML) more like this
Geospatial Fusion Services more like this
Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) more like this
Globe more like this
IPR more like this
ISO more like this
ISO 19108, GI - Temporal Schema more like this
ISO 19118, GI - Encoding, more like this
ISO/CD 19107.3, GI - Spatial Schema more like this
ISO/CD 19115 (ISO TC 211 N 1024, 201-01-30) GI - Metadata more like this
ISO/CD 19119 (ISO TC 211 N 1044, 2001-01-29) GI - Services more like this
Information Community more like this
Information Storage Interface (ISI) more like this
Interoperability Program more like this
Interoperability Program Report (IPR) more like this
JAVA more like this
JPG (JPEG) more like this
LAN more like this
LBS more like this
LZW more like this
Landsat more like this
Location Based Services (LBS) more like this
Location Dependent Services more like this
Location Organizer Folder (LOF) more like this
Long-Term Technical Baseline Target more like this
MMI more like this
MPP more like this
Mid-Term Technical Baseline Target more like this
NGO more like this
NII more like this
NMA more like this
NTF more like this
National Mapping Agencies more like this
National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) more like this
OGC more like this
OGC Interoperability Program more like this
OGC Network more like this
OGC Specification Program more like this
OGC Technical Baseline more like this
OGC Technical Committee more like this
OGCE more like this
OLE/COM more like this
ORM more like this
OWS more like this
OWS Service Framework more like this
Object Oriented (OO) more like this
Observation Model more like this
Open Location Services more like this
OpenGIS Abstract Specification more like this
OpenGIS Implementation Specification more like this
OpenGIS Reference Model (ORM) more like this
OpenGIS Specification more like this
OpenGIS, Open GIS and open GIS more like this
OpenLS more like this
OpenLS Core Services more like this
PDF more like this
PNG more like this
Planning Committee more like this
Portrayal Service more like this
RM-ODP more like this
RTD more like this
Recommendation Paper more like this
Reference Implementation more like this
Registry Model more like this
Relational Data Base more like this
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) more like this
Request for Comment (RFC) more like this
Request for Information (RFI) more like this
Request for Proposals (RFP) more like this
SAIF more like this
SCOTS more like this
SDI (GDI) more like this
SDO more like this
SDTS more like this
SHAPE more like this
SIF more like this
SME more like this
SOAP more like this
SQL more like this
SVG more like this
Sensor Collection Service (SCS) more like this
Sensor Model Language more like this
Sensor Web Enablement more like this
Service Model more like this
Simple Feature Model more like this
Spatial Web more like this
Specification Program more like this
State Plane Coordinate System (SPC) more like this
Strategic Member Advisory Committee (SMAC) more like this
Style more like this
Styled Layer Descriptors (SLD) more like this
Surface Configuration Model more like this
System Internal Interface (SII) more like this
TC/211 more like this
TIFF more like this
TIGER more like this
Technical Baseline more like this
Technical Committee more like this
Technical Plan more like this
Technology Insertion Project more like this
UDDI more like this
UML more like this
UTM Coordinate System (Universal Tranverse Mercator) more like this
VPF more like this
W3C more like this
WFS more like this
WMS more like this
WMS Context more like this
WRS more like this
WSDL more like this
WWW more like this
Web Coverage Service (WCS) more like this
Web Feature Service (WFS) more like this
Web Mapping Service (WMS) more like this
Web Mapping Testbeds (WMT) Phases 1 and 2 more like this
Web Registry Service more like this
Web Service Flow Language (WSFL) more like this
Web Services more like this
Web Services Definition Language (WSDL) more like this
Web Services Description Language (WSDL) more like this
Web mapping more like this
Well-Known Binary Representation for Geometry (WKBGeometry) more like this
Well-Known Text Representation of Spatial Reference Systems more like this
Working Group (WG) more like this
XIMA more like this
XML more like this
XML for Imagery and Map Annotations (XIMA) more like this
XML for Location Services (XLS) more like this
XSLT more like this
accuracy more like this
agent more like this
applet more like this
application more like this
application assembly more like this
application developer more like this
application domain models more like this
application integration more like this
application platform more like this
application profile more like this
application schema more like this
application services more like this
application software more like this
architectural framework more like this
architecture more like this
area of interest more like this
asynchronous more like this
attribute data more like this
backward (and forward) compatibility more like this
base document more like this
base maps, data, or layers more like this
base standard more like this
bind more like this
bounding box more like this
broker more like this
business object more like this
business process more like this
cadastral survey more like this
capabilities document service profile more like this
catalog more like this
catalog services more like this
centroid more like this
classification scheme more like this
clearinghouse more like this
client more like this
client/server more like this
component more like this
componentware more like this
composite curve more like this
composite map more like this
computational viewpoint more like this
computer architecture more like this
computer environment more like this
conceptual architecture more like this
conceptual schema more like this
connectivity more like this
container more like this
content standard more like this
conversion more like this
coordinate conversion more like this
coordinate reference system (CRS) more like this
coordinate system more like this
coordinate transformation more like this
coordinates more like this
core technology more like this
coverage more like this
coverage domain model more like this
critical infrastructure more like this
curve more like this
curve segment more like this
data clearinghouse more like this
data coordination more like this
data domain more like this
data infrastructure more like this
data level more like this
data model more like this
data quality more like this
data schema more like this
data semantics more like this
data services more like this
data transfer more like this
data transfer standard more like this
data update cycle more like this
dataset series more like this
datum more like this
de facto standard more like this
de jure standard more like this
digital orthoimages more like this
digitize more like this
directory service more like this
discipline more like this
diversity more like this
domain more like this
dynamic segmentation more like this
edge more like this
encapsulation more like this
engineering viewpoint more like this
enterprise more like this
enterprise application more like this
enterprise viewpoint more like this
exemplar implementation more like this
extensibility more like this
extrinsic resource more like this
face more like this
feasibility study more like this
feature more like this
feature catalog more like this
feature collection more like this
feature domain model more like this
federated database more like this
find more like this
framework more like this
framework data more like this
gateway service more like this
gazetteer more like this
gazetteer model more like this
general feature model more like this
general models more like this
geocoder more like this
geocoder Service more like this
geocoding more like this
geodata more like this
geographic application more like this
geographic data more like this
geographic feature more like this
geographic model more like this
geographic reference system more like this
geometric object more like this
geoparser service more like this
geoprocessing more like this
geoprocessing applications more like this
georectified gridded data more like this
georeference more like this
geospatial more like this
geospatial data more like this
geospatial information more like this
geospatial portal more like this
handle more like this
harmonization more like this
hierarchical database more like this
http more like this
human technology environment more like this
human technology interface (HTI) more like this
hydrography more like this
image metadata more like this
imagery more like this
implementation more like this
implementation profile more like this
implementation specification more like this
implementation view more like this
information appliance more like this
integrated client more like this
interface more like this
intermediary more like this
interoperability more like this
intrinsic resource more like this
isolated more like this
key data sets more like this
language independent more like this
layered map visualization more like this
legacy system more like this
line string more like this
location service more like this
loosely-coupled service more like this
map more like this
map projection more like this
map scale more like this
measurement more like this
message broker more like this
metadata more like this
metadata dataset more like this
metadata entity more like this
metadata schema more like this
metadata section more like this
metadata translator more like this
middleware more like this
modeling languages more like this
navigation service more like this
node more like this
object more like this
object technology more like this
observation domain model more like this
online more like this
open interface more like this
open platform more like this
open source more like this
open specification more like this
open standards more like this
open system more like this
open system environment more like this
operation more like this
orthophoto map more like this
orthorectification more like this
photogrammetry more like this
pilot project more like this
planning study more like this
platform more like this
platform independent more like this
point of interest more like this
point to grid interpolation more like this
polygon more like this
polygon overlay more like this
portal more like this
portrayal more like this
precision more like this
presentation (map portrayal) service more like this
process domain model more like this
processing services more like this
profile more like this
property more like this
protocol more like this
prototyping more like this
publish more like this
publish, find, bind more like this
qualified name more like this
raster more like this
real-time more like this
reference data more like this
reference model more like this
register of geodetic points more like this
register of land more like this
registry object more like this
registry services more like this
remote sensing more like this
reporting group more like this
request more like this
response more like this
reverse geocoder service more like this
route service more like this
scalability more like this
scanned map more like this
schema more like this
semantic translator more like this
sensor domain model more like this
sensor web more like this
service more like this
service chain more like this
service interface more like this
service metadata more like this
service request more like this
spatial reference system more like this
specification more like this
standard more like this
stove pipe or stove piped more like this
structured code more like this
stylesheet more like this
sub-assembly more like this
surface more like this
symbol more like this
symbology more like this
synchronous more like this
technology viewpoint more like this
temporal reference system more like this
testbed more like this
thematic map more like this
thick clients more like this
thin clients more like this
tightly coupled data and service more like this
tightly-coupled more like this
tool more like this
topographic map more like this
topology more like this
trader more like this
transfer protocol more like this
translation more like this
transparency more like this
tuple more like this
use case scenario more like this
user domain more like this
user portability more like this
validation more like this
vector more like this
vector displays and databases more like this
vector methods more like this
view more like this
viewpoint more like this
virtual reality (VR) more like this
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OGC Glossary of Terms
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