This document has three parts:
Part I provides conceptual and usage information about Oracle Spatial.
Part II provides reference information about Oracle Spatial operators, functions, and procedures.
Part III provides supplementary information (appendixes and a glossary).
Part I is organized for efficient learning about Oracle Spatial. It covers basic concepts and techniques first, and proceeds to more advanced material (such as coordinate systems, the linear referencing system, geocoding, and extending spatial indexing). Part I contains the following chapters: