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By Zhilin Li

ISBN-10: 0849390729

ISBN-13: 9780849390722

With the frequent use of GIS, multi-scale illustration has develop into a huge factor within the realm of spatial facts dealing with. even though, no publication thus far has systematically tackled different facets of this self-discipline. Emphasizing map generalization, Algorithmic beginning of Multi-Scale Spatial illustration addresses the mathematical foundation of multi-scale illustration, in particular, the algorithmic foundation.

Using easy-to-understand language, the writer specializes in geometric changes, with each one bankruptcy surveying a specific spatial characteristic. After an creation to the fundamental operations required for geometric alterations in addition to a few mathematical and theoretical history, the ebook describes algorithms for a category of element features/clusters. It then examines algorithms for person line positive factors, comparable to the aid of knowledge issues, smoothing (filtering), and scale-driven generalization, by way of a dialogue of algorithms for a category of line good points together with contours, hydrographic (river) networks, and transportation networks. the writer additionally addresses algorithms for person region positive factors, a category of region positive factors, and diverse displacement operations. the ultimate bankruptcy in brief covers algorithms for three-D surfaces and three-D features.

Providing a radical therapy of low-level algorithms, Algorithmic beginning of Multi-Scale Spatial illustration offers the mathematical foundation for multi-scale representations of spatial data.

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