The Douglas-Peucker line simplification algorithm

Whyatt, J. D. and Wade, P. R. (1988) The Douglas-Peucker line simplification algorithm. Bulletin - Society of University Cartographers, 22 (1). pp. 17-25. ISSN 0036-1984

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to introduce the reader to one theme in digital cartography, namely line simplification. The paper describes the technique developed by David Douglas and Thomas Peucker in 1973. The reader is encouraged to experiment with data of their own choice using software supplied in the appendices, and provide feedback on the performance of this algorithm. -Authors

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Bulletin - Society of University Cartographers
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1900
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 135036
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 01 Jul 2019 11:15
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 12:06
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/135036

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