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I am a newbie to GIS platforms so maybe whatever I am asking is very simple or obvious. I have read documentation/tutorials and as a last resort I am posting here, so any help is appreciated. I am not asking for code per se just point me to the right direction.

I am trying to create an Indoor Map application, I have installed PostGIS and pgRouting on the server. Now, I am not sure what is the easy way to add nodes and ways to the database because in every tutorial/documentation that I came across, people are using OSM data. For me, there is no OSM data. Can somebody explain how can we insert node & ways to database so that pgRouting can work.

Thanks.

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might be similar gis.stackexchange.com/questions/7158/… –  Sunil Jan 28 '13 at 7:24
    
Sorry, but it's not. I am not using Google or any other company's product. I know such product exists, what I am asking is if I want to create such product how to go about it. –  Gaurav Verma Jan 28 '13 at 7:38
    
Okay..so you are creating using Open Source platform is that correct ?? –  Sunil Jan 28 '13 at 7:40
    
yes. that's correct. –  Gaurav Verma Jan 28 '13 at 7:42
    
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You just create your own network topology. In this case you take your indoor plan, draw network on it and use it instead of OSM data.

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Thats what I am trying to do. But don't understand how to create nodes and ways in postgres. Any tutorials/documentation to which you can direct me to ? Thanks. –  Gaurav Verma Jan 28 '13 at 14:38
    
pgrouting.org/docs/howto/topology.html , assign_vertex_id(table_name, snapping_range, geometry_column_name, edge_id_column_name); it calculates topology using only start and end points sp_assign_vertex –  simplexio Jan 29 '13 at 8:26
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