Optimization method of Web Feature Service

Wen Jue Jia, Jian Ya Gong, Bin Li

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The method based on (Web) XML standards is the best method to implement spatial information sharing and interoperability through the Internet at present time. Web Feature Service is the most powerful spatial data service based on (Web) XML provided by OGC. Web Feature Service transfers data through GML, but GML has a lot of redundancy, also building and transmission GML is time-consuming, it is difficult to satisfy user under current bandwidth. This paper discusses the methods of improving service capability of the Web Feature Service from following aspects: GML schema definition, data compress and memory structure constitution in the client side.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-174
Number of pages7
JournalActa Geodaetica et Cartographica Sinica
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2005


  • GML
  • GML compression
  • Web Feature Service
  • Web Service


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