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GDALRasterAttributeTable Class Referenceabstract

The GDALRasterAttributeTable (or RAT) class is used to encapsulate a table used to provide attribute information about pixel values. More...

Inheritance diagram for GDALRasterAttributeTable:
GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable

Public Member Functions

virtual
GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable
Clone () const =0
 Copy Raster Attribute Table. More...
 
virtual int GetColumnCount () const =0
 Fetch table column count. More...
 
virtual const char * GetNameOfCol (int iCol) const =0
 Fetch name of indicated column. More...
 
virtual GDALRATFieldUsage GetUsageOfCol (int iCol) const =0
 Fetch column usage value. More...
 
virtual GDALRATFieldType GetTypeOfCol (int iCol) const =0
 Fetch column type. More...
 
virtual int GetColOfUsage (GDALRATFieldUsage eUsage) const =0
 Fetch column index for given usage. More...
 
virtual int GetRowCount () const =0
 Fetch row count. More...
 
virtual const char * GetValueAsString (int iRow, int iField) const =0
 Fetch field value as a string. More...
 
virtual int GetValueAsInt (int iRow, int iField) const =0
 Fetch field value as a integer. More...
 
virtual double GetValueAsDouble (int iRow, int iField) const =0
 Fetch field value as a double. More...
 
virtual void SetValue (int iRow, int iField, const char *pszValue)=0
 Set field value from string. More...
 
virtual void SetValue (int iRow, int iField, int nValue)=0
 Set field value from integer. More...
 
virtual void SetValue (int iRow, int iField, double dfValue)=0
 Set field value from double. More...
 
virtual int ChangesAreWrittenToFile ()=0
 Determine whether changes made to this RAT are reflected directly in the dataset. More...
 
virtual CPLErr ValuesIO (GDALRWFlag eRWFlag, int iField, int iStartRow, int iLength, double *pdfData)
 Read or Write a block of doubles to/from the Attribute Table. More...
 
virtual CPLErr ValuesIO (GDALRWFlag eRWFlag, int iField, int iStartRow, int iLength, int *pnData)
 Read or Write a block of integers to/from the Attribute Table. More...
 
virtual CPLErr ValuesIO (GDALRWFlag eRWFlag, int iField, int iStartRow, int iLength, char **papszStrList)
 Read or Write a block of strings to/from the Attribute Table. More...
 
virtual void SetRowCount (int iCount)
 Set row count. More...
 
virtual int GetRowOfValue (double dfValue) const
 Get row for pixel value. More...
 
virtual int GetRowOfValue (int nValue) const
 Get row for pixel value. More...
 
virtual CPLErr CreateColumn (const char *pszFieldName, GDALRATFieldType eFieldType, GDALRATFieldUsage eFieldUsage)
 Create new column. More...
 
virtual CPLErr SetLinearBinning (double dfRow0Min, double dfBinSize)
 Set linear binning information. More...
 
virtual int GetLinearBinning (double *pdfRow0Min, double *pdfBinSize) const
 Get linear binning information. More...
 
virtual CPLXMLNodeSerialize () const
 Serialize. More...
 
virtual void * SerializeJSON () const
 Serialize as a JSON object. More...
 
virtual CPLErr XMLInit (CPLXMLNode *, const char *)
 Deserialize from XML. More...
 
virtual CPLErr InitializeFromColorTable (const GDALColorTable *)
 Initialize from color table. More...
 
virtual GDALColorTableTranslateToColorTable (int nEntryCount=-1)
 Translate to a color table. More...
 
virtual void DumpReadable (FILE *=NULL)
 Dump RAT in readable form. More...
 

Detailed Description

The GDALRasterAttributeTable (or RAT) class is used to encapsulate a table used to provide attribute information about pixel values.

Each row in the table applies to a range of pixel values (or a single value in some cases), and might have attributes such as the histogram count for that range, the color pixels of that range should be drawn names of classes or any other generic information.

Raster attribute tables can be used to represent histograms, color tables, and classification information.

Each column in a raster attribute table has a name, a type (integer, floating point or string), and a GDALRATFieldUsage. The usage distinguishes columns with particular understood purposes (such as color, histogram count, name) and columns that have specific purposes not understood by the library (long label, suitability_for_growing_wheat, etc).

In the general case each row has a column indicating the minimum pixel values falling into that category, and a column indicating the maximum pixel value. These are indicated with usage values of GFU_Min, and GFU_Max. In other cases where each row is a discrete pixel value, one column of usage GFU_MinMax can be used.

In other cases all the categories are of equal size and regularly spaced and the categorization information can be determine just by knowing the value at which the categories start, and the size of a category. This is called "Linear Binning" and the information is kept specially on the raster attribute table as a whole.

RATs are normally associated with GDALRasterBands and be be queried using the GDALRasterBand::GetDefaultRAT() method.

Member Function Documentation

virtual int GDALRasterAttributeTable::ChangesAreWrittenToFile ( )
pure virtual

Determine whether changes made to this RAT are reflected directly in the dataset.

If this returns FALSE then GDALRasterBand.SetDefaultRAT() should be called. Otherwise this is unnecessary since changes to this object are reflected in the dataset.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATChangesAreWrittenToFile().

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable* GDALRasterAttributeTable::Clone ( ) const
pure virtual

Copy Raster Attribute Table.

Creates a new copy of an existing raster attribute table. The new copy becomes the responsibility of the caller to destroy. May fail (return NULL) if the attribute table is too large to clone (GetRowCount() * GetColCount() > RAT_MAX_ELEM_FOR_CLONE)

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATClone().

Returns
new copy of the RAT as an in-memory implementation.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

CPLErr GDALRasterAttributeTable::CreateColumn ( const char *  pszFieldName,
GDALRATFieldType  eFieldType,
GDALRATFieldUsage  eFieldUsage 
)
virtual

Create new column.

If the table already has rows, all row values for the new column will be initialized to the default value ("", or zero). The new column is always created as the last column, can will be column (field) "GetColumnCount()-1" after CreateColumn() has completed successfully.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATCreateColumn().

Parameters
pszFieldNamethe name of the field to create.
eFieldTypethe field type (integer, double or string).
eFieldUsagethe field usage, GFU_Generic if not known.
Returns
CE_None on success or CE_Failure if something goes wrong.

Reimplemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

void GDALRasterAttributeTable::DumpReadable ( FILE *  fp = NULL)
virtual

Dump RAT in readable form.

Currently the readable form is the XML encoding ... only barely readable.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATDumpReadable().

Parameters
fpfile to dump to or NULL for stdout.
virtual int GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetColOfUsage ( GDALRATFieldUsage  eUsage) const
pure virtual

Fetch column index for given usage.

Returns the index of the first column of the requested usage type, or -1 if no match is found.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetUsageOfCol().

Parameters
eUsageusage type to search for.
Returns
column index, or -1 on failure.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual int GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetColumnCount ( ) const
pure virtual

Fetch table column count.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetColumnCount().

Returns
the number of columns.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

int GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetLinearBinning ( double *  pdfRow0Min,
double *  pdfBinSize 
) const
virtual

Get linear binning information.

Returns linear binning information if any is associated with the RAT.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetLinearBinning().

Parameters
pdfRow0Min(out) the lower bound (pixel value) of the first category.
pdfBinSize(out) the width of each category (in pixel value units).
Returns
TRUE if linear binning information exists or FALSE if there is none.

Reimplemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual const char* GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetNameOfCol ( int  iCol) const
pure virtual

Fetch name of indicated column.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetNameOfCol().

Parameters
iColthe column index (zero based).
Returns
the column name or an empty string for invalid column numbers.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual int GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetRowCount ( ) const
pure virtual

Fetch row count.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetRowCount().

Returns
the number of rows.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

int GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetRowOfValue ( double  dfValue) const
virtual

Get row for pixel value.

Given a raw pixel value, the raster attribute table is scanned to determine which row in the table applies to the pixel value. The row index is returned.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetRowOfValue().

Parameters
dfValuethe pixel value.
Returns
the row index or -1 if no row is appropriate.

Reimplemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

int GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetRowOfValue ( int  nValue) const
virtual

Get row for pixel value.

Given a raw pixel value, the raster attribute table is scanned to determine which row in the table applies to the pixel value. The row index is returned.

Int arg for now just converted to double. Perhaps we will handle this in a special way some day?

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetRowOfValue().

Parameters
nValuethe pixel value.
Returns
the row index or -1 if no row is appropriate.

Reimplemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual GDALRATFieldType GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetTypeOfCol ( int  iCol) const
pure virtual

Fetch column type.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetTypeOfCol().

Parameters
iColthe column index (zero based).
Returns
column type or GFT_Integer if the column index is illegal.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual GDALRATFieldUsage GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetUsageOfCol ( int  iCol) const
pure virtual

Fetch column usage value.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetUsageOfCol().

Parameters
iColthe column index (zero based).
Returns
the column usage, or GFU_Generic for improper column numbers.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual double GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetValueAsDouble ( int  iRow,
int  iField 
) const
pure virtual

Fetch field value as a double.

The value of the requested column in the requested row is returned as a double. Non double fields will be converted to double with the possibility of data loss.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetValueAsDouble().

Parameters
iRowrow to fetch (zero based).
iFieldcolumn to fetch (zero based).
Returns
field value

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual int GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetValueAsInt ( int  iRow,
int  iField 
) const
pure virtual

Fetch field value as a integer.

The value of the requested column in the requested row is returned as an integer. Non-integer fields will be converted to integer with the possibility of data loss.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetValueAsInt().

Parameters
iRowrow to fetch (zero based).
iFieldcolumn to fetch (zero based).
Returns
field value

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual const char* GDALRasterAttributeTable::GetValueAsString ( int  iRow,
int  iField 
) const
pure virtual

Fetch field value as a string.

The value of the requested column in the requested row is returned as a string. If the field is numeric, it is formatted as a string using default rules, so some precision may be lost.

The returned string is temporary and cannot be expected to be available after the next GDAL call.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATGetValueAsString().

Parameters
iRowrow to fetch (zero based).
iFieldcolumn to fetch (zero based).
Returns
field value.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

CPLErr GDALRasterAttributeTable::InitializeFromColorTable ( const GDALColorTable poTable)
virtual

Initialize from color table.

This method will setup a whole raster attribute table based on the contents of the passed color table. The Value (GFU_MinMax), Red (GFU_Red), Green (GFU_Green), Blue (GFU_Blue), and Alpha (GFU_Alpha) fields are created, and a row is set for each entry in the color table.

The raster attribute table must be empty before calling InitializeFromColorTable().

The Value fields are set based on the implicit assumption with color tables that entry 0 applies to pixel value 0, 1 to 1, etc.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATInitializeFromColorTable().

Parameters
poTablethe color table to copy from.
Returns
CE_None on success or CE_Failure if something goes wrong.
CPLXMLNode * GDALRasterAttributeTable::Serialize ( ) const
virtual

Serialize.

Serialize as a XML tree.

May fail (return NULL) if the attribute table is too large to serialize (GetRowCount() * GetColCount() > RAT_MAX_ELEM_FOR_CLONE)

Returns
XML tree.
void * GDALRasterAttributeTable::SerializeJSON ( ) const
virtual

Serialize as a JSON object.

Returns
JSON object (of type json_object*)
CPLErr GDALRasterAttributeTable::SetLinearBinning ( double  dfRow0MinIn,
double  dfBinSizeIn 
)
virtual

Set linear binning information.

For RATs with equal sized categories (in pixel value space) that are evenly spaced, this method may be used to associate the linear binning information with the table.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATSetLinearBinning().

Parameters
dfRow0MinInthe lower bound (pixel value) of the first category.
dfBinSizeInthe width of each category (in pixel value units).
Returns
CE_None on success or CE_Failure on failure.

Reimplemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

void GDALRasterAttributeTable::SetRowCount ( int  nNewCount)
virtual

Set row count.

Resizes the table to include the indicated number of rows. Newly created rows will be initialized to their default values - "" for strings, and zero for numeric fields.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATSetRowCount().

Parameters
nNewCountthe new number of rows.

Reimplemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual void GDALRasterAttributeTable::SetValue ( int  iRow,
int  iField,
const char *  pszValue 
)
pure virtual

Set field value from string.

The indicated field (column) on the indicated row is set from the passed value. The value will be automatically converted for other field types, with a possible loss of precision.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATSetValueAsString().

Parameters
iRowrow to fetch (zero based).
iFieldcolumn to fetch (zero based).
pszValuethe value to assign.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual void GDALRasterAttributeTable::SetValue ( int  iRow,
int  iField,
int  nValue 
)
pure virtual

Set field value from integer.

The indicated field (column) on the indicated row is set from the passed value. The value will be automatically converted for other field types, with a possible loss of precision.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATSetValueAsInteger().

Parameters
iRowrow to fetch (zero based).
iFieldcolumn to fetch (zero based).
nValuethe value to assign.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

virtual void GDALRasterAttributeTable::SetValue ( int  iRow,
int  iField,
double  dfValue 
)
pure virtual

Set field value from double.

The indicated field (column) on the indicated row is set from the passed value. The value will be automatically converted for other field types, with a possible loss of precision.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATSetValueAsDouble().

Parameters
iRowrow to fetch (zero based).
iFieldcolumn to fetch (zero based).
dfValuethe value to assign.

Implemented in GDALDefaultRasterAttributeTable.

GDALColorTable * GDALRasterAttributeTable::TranslateToColorTable ( int  nEntryCount = -1)
virtual

Translate to a color table.

This method will attempt to create a corresponding GDALColorTable from this raster attribute table.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATTranslateToColorTable().

Parameters
nEntryCountThe number of entries to produce (0 to nEntryCount-1), or -1 to auto-determine the number of entries.
Returns
the generated color table or NULL on failure.
CPLErr GDALRasterAttributeTable::ValuesIO ( GDALRWFlag  eRWFlag,
int  iField,
int  iStartRow,
int  iLength,
double *  pdfData 
)
virtual

Read or Write a block of doubles to/from the Attribute Table.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATValuesIOAsDouble().

Parameters
eRWFlagEither GF_Read or GF_Write
iFieldcolumn of the Attribute Table
iStartRowstart row to start reading/writing (zero based)
iLengthnumber of rows to read or write
pdfDatapointer to array of doubles to read/write. Should be at least iLength long.
Returns
CE_None or CE_Failure if iStartRow + iLength greater than number of rows in table.
CPLErr GDALRasterAttributeTable::ValuesIO ( GDALRWFlag  eRWFlag,
int  iField,
int  iStartRow,
int  iLength,
int *  pnData 
)
virtual

Read or Write a block of integers to/from the Attribute Table.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATValuesIOAsInteger().

Parameters
eRWFlagEither GF_Read or GF_Write
iFieldcolumn of the Attribute Table
iStartRowstart row to start reading/writing (zero based)
iLengthnumber of rows to read or write
pnDatapointer to array of ints to read/write. Should be at least iLength long.
Returns
CE_None or CE_Failure if iStartRow + iLength greater than number of rows in table.
CPLErr GDALRasterAttributeTable::ValuesIO ( GDALRWFlag  eRWFlag,
int  iField,
int  iStartRow,
int  iLength,
char **  papszStrList 
)
virtual

Read or Write a block of strings to/from the Attribute Table.

This method is the same as the C function GDALRATValuesIOAsString(). When reading, papszStrList must be already allocated to the correct size. The caller is expected to call CPLFree on each read string.

Parameters
eRWFlagEither GF_Read or GF_Write
iFieldcolumn of the Attribute Table
iStartRowstart row to start reading/writing (zero based)
iLengthnumber of rows to read or write
papszStrListpointer to array of strings to read/write. Should be at least iLength long.
Returns
CE_None or CE_Failure if iStartRow + iLength greater than number of rows in table.
CPLErr GDALRasterAttributeTable::XMLInit ( CPLXMLNode psTree,
const char *   
)
virtual

Deserialize from XML.

Parameters
psTreeXML tree
Returns
error code.

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