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The BASIS System: a Benchmarking Approach for Spatial Index Structures

Abstract : This paper describes the design of the BASIS prototype system, which is currently under implementation. BASIS stands for {\bf B}enchmarking {\bf A}pproach for {\bf S}patial {\bf I}ndex {\bf S}tructures. It is a prototype system aiming at performance evaluation of spatial access methods and query processing strategies, under different data sets, various query types, and different workloads. BASIS is based on a modular architecture, composed of a simple storage manager, a query processor, and a set of algorithmic techniques to facilitate benchmarking. The main objective of BASIS is twofold: (i) to provide a benchmarking environment for spatial access methods and related query evaluation techniques, and (ii) to allow comparative studies of spatial access methods in different cases but under a common framework. We currently extend it to support the fundamental features of spatiotemporal data management and access methods.
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C. Gurret, y. Manolopoulos, A. Papadopoulos, Philippe Rigaux. The BASIS System: a Benchmarking Approach for Spatial Index Structures. Intl. Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Database Management (STDBM'99), Sep 1999, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. ⟨10.1007/3-540-48344-6_9⟩. ⟨hal-01124480⟩



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