Wuhan University Journal of Natural Sciences

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 1085–1089 | Cite as

Design and implementation of WebGIS based on SOAP



Most popular applications currently running on the Internet, the World Wide Web is of an exponential growth in size, which results in network congestion and server overloading. In this paper, we analyze the characteristics of SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) and the state-of-art techniques, which have been used in WebGIS. Then, the basic characteristics of DM3 database system were introduced; Furthermore, a novelN-tier WebGIS architecture based on SOAP and the framework supported both server-based and client-based solutions are proposed. Finally, some experiments and implementations are shown.

Key words

SOAP WebGIS spatial databases 

CLC number

TP 311.13 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Computer Science and TechnologyHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhan, HubeiChina

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