1      Definition

A possibly unlimited region of an M-Instance that includes Basic M-Locations or M-Locations.

2      Functional Requirements

An M-Location is composed of sub-M-Locations included in the M-Location (e.g., the rooms of an apartment).

3      Syntax


4      Semantics

Label Size Description
Header N1 Bytes M-Location Header
– Standard 9 Bytes The characters “MMM-MLC-V”
– Version N2 Bytes Major version
– Dot-separator 1 Byte The character “.”
– Subversion N3 Bytes Minor version
MInstanceID N4 Bytes Identifier of M-Instance.
MLocationID N5 Bytes Identifier of M-Location.
MLocationElements[] N6 Bytes Collection of elements composing M-Location.
– MLocationElementID N7 Bytes ID of M-Location element.
  – MLocationFormatID N8 Bytes ID of M-Location Format
  – MLocationElementSpaceTime N9 Bytes Spatial Attitude of M-Location Element.
DescrMetadata N10 Bytes Descriptive Metadata.

5      Data Formats

Formats for identifying M-Locations are required.

6      To Respondents

MPAI requests

  1. Comments on Functional Requirements of M-Locations.
  2. Proposals of M-Location Formats for inclusion in the future Data Types, Formats, and Attributes