advanced symbology

Advanced symbology is the set of conventions, rules, or encoding systems that define how to represent on a map geographic features or other items of interest (such as airplane routes) that are more complex than a simple point, line, or polygon. The advanced symbology category includes the following:

  • Geodesics
  • Features symbolized with symbol dictionaries, such as those that adhere to military specifications (for example, symbols defined in specifications such as MIL-STD-2525C)

Related terms

  • dictionary renderer
  • geodesic
  • multilayer symbol
  • rule engine
  • style file
  • symbol
  • symbol dictionary

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