Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-6874
Stoter, J; Anders, K H; Baella, B; Burghardt, D; Dávila, F; Duchêne, C; Pla, M; Regnauld, N; Rosenstand, P; Schmid, S; Touya, G; Uitermark, H (2008). A study on the state-of-the-art in automated map generalisation implemented in commercial out-of-the-box software. In: 11th ICA Workshop on Generalisation and Multiple Representation, Montpellier, France, 20 June 2008 - 21 June 2008, 1-16.
This paper describes the set up and the progress of the EuroSDR project that studies the state-of-the-art in automated map generalisation implemented in commercial out-of-thebox software. The project started in October 2006 with a project team consisting of National Mapping Agencies (NMAs) and research institutes. From October 2006 till May
2007 four test cases of four different NMAs were selected, consisting of a large scale source data set, requirements for the smaller scale output map as well as symbolisation
information. Much effort has been put in specifying and harmonising requirements for the output maps. These requirements have been defined as a set of constraints to be
respected in the output maps. From June 2007 the project team tested the four test cases with four commercial out-of-the-box software systems: ArcGIS, Genesys,
Change/Push/Typify and Clarity. The vendors of these systems performed parallel tests on the four test cases in which they were allowed to customise their systems. An
evaluation methodology has been designed and partly implemented. Results are expected by the end of 2008.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper), refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography|
|DDC:||910 Geography & travel|
|Event End Date:||21 June 2008|
|Deposited On:||22 Jan 2009 17:29|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2012 05:28|
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