An interconnected set of points and lines that represent possible routes from one location to another, OR in computing, a group of computers connected in order to share software, data, and peripheral devices, as in a local or wide area network.

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Traversing all possible road routes

I have created a topology from OSM data and would like to simulate a car driving every possible route along the map. The purpose is to "survey" the osm data as if in a car. My ultimate objective is to ...
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Analysing a network distance to two or more points using GRASS or QGIS

I am doing a piece of analysis work looking at distances along a network in GRASS. Most of the analysis involves finding which parts of the network are within 600m of a series of points. GRASS does ...
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How to find the watershed area for each point in the river network using DEM?

Update#1: Thanks, Micha, I have followed your instruction and successfully use the modules in GRASS. I use r.watershed to get the basin raster and the drainage line: and I use r.water.outlet to get ...
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Read and Export OSM Road Data as a Network of Road Segments [Adjacency Matrices]

I wish to extract from an OSM file a road network, and export it as an array (adjacency matrix) where the nodes are the road intersections and the edges represent the road segments. I don't want to ...
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Why outside border of a service area is always not reasonable?

In ARCGIS 10.1 network analysis, why results of service area are different if number of break points is changed? For example, the grid is 300m*300m, I try to produce service area around a node. ...
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How do I create blocks from a road network?

I have a road network and for every enclosed area within the network I want to create a polygon that represents that area. How does one do this?
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How to compute drive access to a station based on vehicle origin points? [closed]

I have a shapefile that contains station locations and another shapefile that is the geocoded origins of those who drove to the station. I would like to make a buffer around the station that shows the ...
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How to route railcars along railroads?

I'm very new to the world of GIS, but I'm learning a great deal from this site, as well as others. I fell like this should be 'easy' but I need to be pointed in the right direction. I'm trying to ...
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Drawing a road network: offsetting overlapping lines (directed graph)

Say I have a road network defined by a table, indicating, for each arc, its ID, and its head and tail node. In other words, my network is defined as a directed graph. For example, we have two points, ...
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How to turn this into a routable network that works with pgRouting? [duplicate]

I'm only asking again since I didn't get any answer and I'm still stuck here... I updated my last question with more info, but it wasn't answered. When I draw a line with snapping enabled and try to ...
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How to make pgRouting understand bridges and tunnels?

I have I highway that runs on a bridge over a couple of blocks in a city. How do I get pgRouting to understand that cars can't move from the small blocks on the ground up to the highway on the bridge ...
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How to convert Midpoint of Polyline into Point Feature using ArcPy?

I am trying to write a python script to determine flow direction on a water pipe network. I've used this script to find the mid point along each polyline, now i need to convert this data into a point ...
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Do ModelBuilder or Geoprocessing tasks run slower if screen locked?

Is it true if you are running ModelBuilder or a geoprocessing task on a large raster\vector dataset then locking the computer would that cause the ModelBuilder or any geoprocessing to run slower? Is ...
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Create network from shapefile without ArcGIS?

I want to perform shortest-path analysis on a network whose edges represent real-world roads and whose nodes are buildings or other locations. I have the shapefile for the area I'm interested in. ...
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Network Analysis-shortest combined distance to one point

First let me confess I have little experience doing network analysis so I assume I know nothing (in essence approach me like my girlfriend does). Anyway, I am attempting to solve what I believe to be ...
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calculate slope for a road network

I am working on a road network for routing operations using postgis and QGIS. I am new to both of these tools and need to calculate the slope for each edge (by retrieving the Z value for the start ...
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Creating a point buffer along a road network [duplicate]

I have a road network and have added points indicating fire hall locations. How would i go about creating buffers on those points following the road line. The result am i looking for would create a ...
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Infrastructure networks in GIS modelling

I am currently working on a GIS-based project which aims to model the interdependency of existing infrastructure networks, e.g. transport, oil, pipeline networks, etc. The network interdependency ...
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How to build a Spatialite road network from OSM data

I'm looking for algorithm which could help me with building my own road network (for routing) from OSM data. I chose Spatialite DB for this, but here I have only one problem: Spatialite provides ...
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how to build a routeable network for pgRouting with srid 3785

I'm following the pgrouting-workshop http://workshop.pgrouting.org/chapters/topology.html and It works, but in my project I'm working with the mercator projection(srid 3785) and there is not a routed ...
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Time attribute problems with Network Analyst

My network dataset is in a geographic coordinate system, and when I project into UTM to calculate Miles for a length field to use with my Speed Limits to create a time attribute it does not seem to ...
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District heating expansion design with ArcGIS [closed]

I am quite new at GIS but I have some experience of the basic concepts involved in a workflow of them. What I currently want to do is to calculate the cost of expanding an existing district heating ...
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Tracing up a stream network & tabulating attributes of polygons it passes through

I have an ArcGIS question that is either very easy or impossible (my favorite kind). I am somewhat inexperienced when it comes to dealing with network analysis, so maybe I'm missing something major ...
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What is the best method of visualizing a network on a map?

I have several hundred geo-referenced data points, and the relationships from that point, to other points. I'm trying to figure out the best way of visualizing this on an interactive map (possibly ...
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SQL procedure(s) to convert GPS traces to an ordered set of junctions in a network

I have three datasets that I have loaded into a geodatabase (spatialite or PostGIS): A set of GPS points collected from individual trips through urban areas. Points have a unique point id, a group ...
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how to set in arcgis network analysis that use every road segment max m times? [closed]

excuse me if my english ins't good. I have one incident and 120 facility. i wanna set criteria in Arcgis network analysis that if any road segment used for example m times, for other route doesn't use ...
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Adding additional nodes to network in Grass GIS

I have created a network in Grass GIS (using v.net, nodes option). I then want to "disrupt" the network (i.e., create some road blockages) and add in nodes to the new line ends where road blockages ...
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how to extract network of city routes from city blocks shape file?

I have a shapefile which contains urban blocks. So, I am going to extract network shapefile of city routes and calculate total length of network arcs. I am using arcgis 10 for this work. Is there any ...
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Automatic matching of two street networks

I'm faced with the problem of matching two street networks. I have these two differently sourced networks. The links in each network can be segmented, i.e. there is not necessarily a single whole link ...
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Create closest point on multilinestring to use in shortest_path()

I am working a routing based application where I need to create a route between two points of interest. The problem which I am facing occurs after calculating network topology using ...
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Why does IDatasetContainer2.CreateDataset fail with ArcObjects at ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a small application used to check and generate network, created with the help of the following tutorial: http://help.arcgis.com/en/sdk/10.0/a...00000w7000000/ It worked just fine with ArcGIS ...
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ArcView: Trim polyline, that is shorter than specific dangle length (alternative to tool: Trim Line)?

I am looking for a way to trim dangles from a polyline shape, that are shorter than a specific length like the Trim Line Tool for ArcEditor and ArcInfo, but with ArcView-License. I already discover, ...
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Geoportal to harvest services hosted by Geoserver

I am trying to set up Geoportal to harvest services hosted by Geoserver. I tried follow this instructions: Open your Geoportal Server. Go to the Administration tab Choose the 'Add' option Choose ...
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Conceptually, what's the ideal way to develop detour maps for a large number of nodes

I have a road layer of roughly 30,000 links. On these links, I have a total of 15,000 nodes that are sorted in a point layer. I'm trying to build a detour distance and routing around each asset in ...
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How to specify cost attributes for network analysis in QGIS using the GRASS plugin?

I have a road dataset with information about the length, speed and drivetime for each segment. I use QGIS 1.9 with the GRASS plugin to do different types of network analysis, but how do I set up the ...
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Representation of network flows

This is a sample transportation network flow I've done a year ago based on 26 zones. For a project I'm working on now, I need to represent the flows over 1,000 zones with directionality. Any ...
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Spatial Network Cleaning

Data used to create a network from has special considerations when cleaning, as minor spatial errors can lead to major bugs in connectivity. What techniques could be considered best practice for ...
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Design fiberoptic network in QGIS?

I'm a GIS newbie trying to design a fiberoptic network in QGIS. What I'd ideally need is to draw lines on top of a map or orthophoto, assign a name/id to each line and a type. Get a list of all the ...
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Deleting network features in python script doesn't create net junctions

I have a script that makes a copy of a network dataset for a 3rd party app to use. One of the junction feature classes causes problems with the app. The ideal solution would be to remove it from the ...
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Render a map showing lots of individual traces/routes simultaneously

Google's "My places" is great for showing lots of traces (in my case, paths representing bike rides I've done). But it only shows 20 or so per page. I'd really like a map (a statically rendered .png ...
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Calculating walking routes along a network(ArcGIS)

I've created a network consisting of footpaths, dirt tracks and junctions. I would like to calculate a route using network analysis by giving ArcMap the time and walking speed that the route should ...
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How to develop a fastest road website?

I need to develop a website to find the fastest road between two points (just like google map) What kind of technologies I need to use? What are the components of this project (database, website, ...
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Clipping without cutting features

I want to create a multimodal network dataset for the city of Montreal. I have roads and transit lines features for Quebec province (where Montreal is). Because I need the features limited to Montreal ...
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Alternatives to Network Analyst

I'm not sure how reasonable this question even is, but it leaves me no less curious after a bit of searching. If I am looking to build a network based on road features and attributes, is Network ...
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Conflating Two Network Datasets in ArcGIS

I am looking to merge two network datasets in ArcGIS 10.0. I have an ArcInfo license and have trawled this forum but am looking for some clarification. I want to merge two road networks but only make ...
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How can I map a matrix of origins and destinations in QGIS?

I have a central point on a map, and I have other points in a separate layer (the location of a venue, and the origin cities of the venue visitors). Is there a plugin which would generate output ...
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How to generate a point distance matrix using shortest network distance?

My problem is as follows. To start with, I have the following spatial datasets: A road network; 13,000 odd point locations representing populated localities (ie places where people live); Service ...
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Network Analyst does not take oneway street from attribute table

I want to build a network dataset to calculate travelling times for buses (service area). I have on shapefile with the streets from my home town, which has a column intitled 'ONEWAY', with values of ...
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How to connect lines in a network?

I have a shapefile of lines and another of polygons. When two or more lines intersect a polygon they should be connected (snapped), but sometimes during manual digitization this doesn't occur. I need ...
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Alternatives to pgRouting

I was wondering if there are any alternatives to pgRouting tools. Thinking about it for a bit, I think the only alternative is to use R or RPY to do the analysis. Basically I'm trying to solve ...