This document has the following parts:
Part I provides conceptual and usage information about Oracle Spatial.
Spatial Web Services provides conceptual and usage information about Oracle Spatial web services.
Reference Information provides reference information about Oracle Spatial operators, functions, and procedures.
Supplementary Information 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.