A GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, usually by referencing address information from a street segment data layer.

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What is an acceptable geocoding score? [duplicate]

I've been searching on how an address score is calculated, but didn't find anything that clearly defines how the score is calculated. So what score value is acceptable to assume that a result is close ...
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Nominatim reverse geocoding not returning house numbers

I've installed my own nominatim server. I'm doing regular geocoding and reverse geocoding on a set of US street addresses. I have installed the Tiger 2014 edges dataset for the area I need. Regular ...
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Autocomplete on a Composite GeocoderServer

I've created an ESRI composite Geolocator based on street addresses, street names, suburb names. I've published this geocoder as a geolocation service which works, however the user must complete each ...
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Geocoder Rest API different results than ArcGIS Locator separator?

In our JavaScript API we use a Geocoder to find buildings and rooms on our campus. So we created a own locator, which can find room numbers, room names, types of rooms and buildings. In ArcMap the ...
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How can I geocode American rural routes and box numbers?

I am working on a project where users fill out an online form with address information and a Google Map centered at that address is displayed. It works fine for traditional addresses (e.g. 123 Main ...
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geocoding CSV using MMQGIS and error massage

While geocoding a csv file using MMQGIS utility in QGIS, I provide an input and the follwing errror message pops out, what could be the problem?
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Can't create address locator in SQL Express GDB

I am working out of a SQL Express ArcSDE geodatabase with ArcGIS 10.3.0 Standard and would like to create a composite address locator based on streets and parcels. I can copy and rebuild a streets ...
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CartoDB Geocoding Fails for Connecticut Cities

I uploaded a dataset that includes a bunch of cities in the state of Connecticut. One example is Farmington. I set the state column to the column with the state abbreviations (it uses "CT") and used ...
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Installing TIGER geocoder

I am trying to install the tiger geocoder for postGIS. I am using the 2.1 version of postGIS on Windows 7. I am using this set of instruction to do so. I am confused by what they mean be edit the ...
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Geocode addresses using ArcGIS Online

I have an ArcGIS Online subscription, however I continue to get an error similar to the one below when attempting to geocode a dbf of street addresses in ArcGIS for Desktop. I tried both 10.3 & ...
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Replace Expression in Field Calculator to include a Numeric Range

There has to be an easier way to clean up address data, I hope? GeoCoding, I need to remove APT# and any number or letter that follows.
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Geocoding with OpenLayers?

How can I achieve Geocoding with the JavaScript OpenLayers API, in the same fashion as the Google Maps API?
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Converting address to coordinates using OpenLayers 3? [duplicate]

Is it possible to convert address to coordinate using OpenLayers 3? I can to it a bad way by taking address and search it in the planet_osm_points table and get osm_id and after that search the ...
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a ...
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Incorrect geocode of state for sync tables

My sync table looks like this: http://i.imgur.com/ZfDp1L7.png What should be Lebanon, Kanasas is being geocoded to the lat/lon of Lebanon, Kentucky. This has happened with other cities that have ...
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MS Access and geocoding in ArcGIS

We are a small non-profit. We use a fairly complex MS Access application to track everything. We would very much like to geocode addresses in our application and display the results on a map. In ...
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How can I cache reverse-geocode results?

I'm implementing an Android application that needs to do some reverse-geocoding to resolve a geocoordinate to a city. What is the best way to cache this information on the smartphone so that I don't ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Geocoding problems - Creature Feature Class/Error processing the table

I am trying to geocode a list of addresses to location in a particular shapefile which has roads. I'm using ArcGIS 10.1, and trying to geocode using the address locator 10.0 north america geocode ...
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google geocoding api usage restrictions and other free api options

I would like to use the google geocoding api to geocode a few thousand addresses. I understand the daily limit for a free account is 2,500. I want to retrieve the coordinates and then map them in ...
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Permanent link to a Nominatim address?

I want to be able to link landmarks from a private database to their respective OSM representations (nodes, ways or relations). One of the approaches I have seen to get permanent-ish reliable link to ...
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Scripting Address Coder actions in ArcPy?

I am currently using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop that comes with the "Address Coder" tool. This tool has some features that I need as part of my geocoding requirements: in specific, the option to append ...
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Update field the_geom name city in CartoDB?

With "update table set the_geom = cdb_latlng (lat , lon ) " I update the_geom field through latitude and longitude, but I also interested to know if there is any chance that instead of passing a ...
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Geocoding adresses under privacy concerns

I have a database of home addresses and service locations. People drive to the service locations. I'd like to create a map with transparent colored circles indicating the average drive times people ...
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Is there a service or db to download or convert Postal Codes to Geo-Shapes / Polygons? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a service that converts Postal Code of Major European Cities to Geo Shapes (List of Lat/Lng) pairs like when you go to Google Maps and type for examples 10557 Berlin, and it draws ...
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France, georeferencing with postal codes not working in CartoDB

CartoDB is not georeferencing many of my locations in France. I am using postal codes, and specifying all of them are in France. CartoDB is able to georeference only about half of them. Any ideas?
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How to georeference to the US base in Guantanamo?

I make my first steps on CartoDB. I would like to assign data to the US enclave at Guantanamo in Cuba and I can't. Yet the CartoDB base map shows the enclave.
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How to upload a list of 5-digit zip codes to CartoDB?

I'm playing around with the free version of CartoDB right now. Trying to upload both a CSV and Excel document with a list of 5-digit zip codes. I have received a "there was a problem georeferencing ...
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Add locations individually in map view to existing table rows?

I have a table in which many records have long/lat info, but many others do not. In other words the locations for those records are currently unknown. Therefore there are many records that are ...
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How can I Georeference a column of multiple zip codes? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to easily visualize a collection of zip codes. I work for a chapter-based organization, and the chapter boundaries are based on zip codes. I'd love to use CartoDB to display the ...
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Combine two separate georeferenced data sets in one table using CartoDB

I have two tables each georeferenced in CartoDB with the same timestamps, can I merge the two and keep the georeferenced data so I have two sets of points but in one table?
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Meaning of error when using CartoDB to georeference spreadsheet?

I linked my CartoDB map to a spreadsheet in Google Docs that has column headings of Name, City, State, and Pledge. However, when I try to georeference the spreadsheet, for the cities, I get an error ...
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How to convert street number, street and cross-street for georeferencing?

I am trying to use the New York City Stop and Frisk data from ACLU in CartoDB. I have columns for street number, name, cross-street, and intersections where not all are filled in (so no number for an ...
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How to georeference 1990 U.S. county names / FIPS for CartoDB?

I have a data table with columns of county and state names as well as FIPS codes for 1990 U.S. counties. I cannot easily merge shape data into the data (e.g. the Census ones), but CartoDB does not ...
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CartoDB only georeferences half of my table

I imported a CSV file into CartoDB, with over a million points, all with a clear (and correct) latitude and longitude. For many of the collected data points the georeference column says ‘null’, while ...
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Slovenian Municipalities - right spelling

I'm working on Slovenian Municipalities. Matching them with georeferencing only hits around 80 pct. I have then tried MunicipalityId, but it doesn't work at all. Where can I get the list of names on ...
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simple georef not working in CartoDB

I'm trying to georeference a table by administrative region, but none of my rows are referencing. I have the country name (listed as my 'jurisdiction' column) but no dice. I can't figure out what ...
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“No rows were georeferenced” error in CartoDB

I am trying to geolocate my data by the city name and country, but receive an error: No rows were georeferenced It seems that some of your rows didn't finish successfully. Perhaps these rows ...
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How to change cinfig keyword to TEXT_UTF_16 in ArcGIS address locator?

I created an address locator with arabic language. I want to change Config keyword from Default to TEXT_UTF_16 .When i select TEXT_UTF_16 and click ok then back to address locator form, i see no ...
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Can the correct TIGER Line Id be returned for an address from the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder?

After reviewing the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder documentation, I don't see a method of returning the TIGER Line Id for the address. I would assume this is information is available internally as part of ...
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Using dijit/Geocoder widget to consume published geocoder server does not autocomplete?

I built an address locator using ArcMap, and then I published my address locator to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server. I made a demo using a dijit/Geocoder widget to use my published geocoder server, and it ...
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Geocoding through Canadian French language barrier?

This is related to Very Inaccurate Geocodes in Canada (Quebec). It has come to my attention that the streets file I use as my address locator in Canada uses French (or simply accented) characters ...
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Condensing sparse geocodes to weighted Geo-Circles?

I have a dataset comprising 3 million records having latitude and longitude information associated with them. I want to condense it to form few thousands Geo-Circles, with radius and weight depending ...
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How do I maintain a path to an address locator in ArcMap 10.3?

I have a series of maps that I use on a daily basis. Each map is for a different area of my city and each day I geocode a small number of points for each area. In one of the maps I have to add the ...
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Is there an open source Geocoding tool which can be used commercially?

Is there any Geocoding tool which is open source and can be used in commercial application? We tried Google geocoding API's but cannot continue with it because of some licensing limitation. Now ...
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Standard for geospatial CSV with either lat/lon or region encoding

I'm tasked with finding a standard for data providers to publish data that is linked to either points (lat/lons), postcodes, or local government areas (Australian term for councils). The data will be ...
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Geocoding arcpy slow startup time

When scripting with arcpy.GeocodeAddress_geocoding (http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.2/index.html#//002600000006000000), there's always a major lag to start up the geocoder. The issue here ...
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How to geocode automatically through ArcPy without runtime error?

How to geocode automatically through ArcPy? My code always runs into runtime error. # Import system modules import arcpy # Set local variables: address_table = "C:\Users\Sibo\Dropbox ...
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How are geocoding scores calculated in ArcGIS?

After a table of addresses is geocoded, ArGIS provides information about each geocoded address, among those the "match score" of the candidate to which the address was matched, which ranges from 0 to ...
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What are my options for geocoding a large dataset for free? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer new to GIS and mapping systems. Recently I have been playing with ideas for applications built from the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services 2012 cost dataset. It consists of ...
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Why would geocoding by street address have ~96% failure rate?

I attempted to use CartoDBs Geolocate By Street Address functionality. I used 3 columns: street address, City (Austin), and State (TX). I manually set the country to USA. Of the 30 rows, only two ...