Linking ArcView™ and XGobi: Insight behind the Front End

Jürgen Symanzik, Dianne Cook, Nicholas Lewin-Koh, James J. Majure, Inna Megretskaia
2000 Journal of Computational And Graphical Statistics  
This paper presents aspects of the implementation of a bidirectional link between the Geographic Information System GIS ArcView 3.0 TM and the interactive dynamic statistical graphics program XGobi. We describe the main functionality of the link, explain the underlying Remote Procedure Call RPC mechanism and internal data structures, and deal with topics such as security, concurrency, and linked brushing. We think that these topics are of particular interest to software authors, intending to
more » ... rs, intending to link similar software packages, and software users, learning about strengths and weaknesses of the implementation of our link.
doi:10.1080/10618600.2000.10474894 fatcat:s7i7p33a7fcglhqcwbbv5z6iru