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When generating a line using the Douglas-Peucker Algorithm the resulting object is a line with steep angles, I would like to "smooth" that line and making it look less "squarish" using curves, like bezier curves: there is an algorithm for that ?

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take a look at:

the visvalingam-algorith is described here:

mapshaper ( an online flash-tool, uses a special version of visvalingam, which should do what you want, but you will need to contact the author for more infos about this special version of visvalingam . the author is matthew bloch (

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