[FWTools] Re: Data Conversion]

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Sep 17 10:54:45 EDT 2007

maab Bahjat wrote:
> I would like to learn about the techniques or concepts for the data 
> conversion library for both the GDAL and ORG. Meaning to say the 
> principle in which the GDAL/ORG library works by and how it has been 
> used in FWTool. This is mainly for my own postgraduate study purpose. Do 
> you know of any study or evaluation of the data conversion accuracy 
> measurment that has been done that covers (completness, consistancy, and 
> Topology).


Sorry, I'm unaware of any such material.

> Is there any documented some where that deals with the previous issues 
> that i mentioned. Is it possible to have a copy of such documentation. 
> e.g. like for FME Tool they have what is called white papers that 
> describe the principle by which it works.

There is material on the web site about the GDAL and OGR data models.  That
is about the limit of the theoretical underpinnings.


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