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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How to find the minimum number of inspection points?

I am working on a pipeline inspection project and there is a high liklihood that some inspection tool deployment/retrival station will need to be installed on the pipe network. the problem is ...
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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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Three Dimensional Routing Input Location Errors and Questions, ArcGIS10

I am having a bit of a problem with my three dimensional route solving. I am creating an interior building network, and ideally would be routing from room to room. I created a line feature class, with ...
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How to batch run an FME workspace on a feature basis?

Not sure about the title of my question... My point is to run an entire workspace for each feature contained in a reader. In python this would look like: for s in bus_stops: run_workspace(s) ...
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Creating a simulation of how people moving around a site

I am working on a project aiming to create a geographic simulation for how people interact around a site. Situation: There are x people in an enclosed area (such as a zoo). There are y locations to ...
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Is there a function or tool that will add vertices to polylines where endpoints are snapped to edges? (ArcMap)

My friend and I are creating a walking network, and we have been having issues getting the routing to work. We just realized that the reason why our routes are messed up is because we snapped our ...
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pgrouting calculate length of shortest travel time route

I currently use the pgr_kdijkstraCost() function to calculate the travel times of a few origins and destinations. But I would also like to return the distance length of these trips. Is this possible? ...
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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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ArcGIS 10.3: How to merge lines divided by junction points?

I have one shapefile with train stations (points) from a region in the UK and another shapefile with railroad tracks (lines) between these stations. Problem is, in the latter I don't have a unique ...
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How to use the Grass modules v.net.xxxx from within QGIS

I'm trying to create a an area that can be reached within a certain amount of time/distance from a single (or multiple) points. To do this i'm using the GRASS tool v.net.iso (via the GUI). I've ...
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Creating isochrones in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is it possible to create isochrones (lines of equal travel time to or from a certain point) in ArcGIS? I have a street network, with the streets having a speed limit attribute, and I need to create a ...
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Reproducing GRASS GIS network analysis tutorial in QGIS Field Calculator

Im looking to reproduce the assigning of road speeds as denoted in a GRASS GIS tutorial (v.net.alloc tutorial), where the road speed is assigned by road type (i.e. 'interstate' = 75 mph etc.) to then ...
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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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Help with GRASS V.Net.Path

GRASS has extensive and brilliant documentation, but I still have a bit of trouble using v.net.path. in the example for shortest path, it says: " #Shortest path: ID as first number, then cat1 and ...
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Sources for California roads data

I need a California roads network suitable for building a network dataset and routing to 120 locations. It needs to at least cover the Northern half of California. 2010 Census roads need alot of ...
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How to populate From Node and To Node fields for a polyline feature class? (ArcGIS 10)

I need to populate FNODE and TNODE fields for my roads dataset. I have an intersections point feature class that has unique ids, and I need each road segment to have an FNODE and TNODE value that ...
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Expand Street Network passing through points using QGIS?

I have a road network (red) passing through some traffic data points (green): I want to expand this network to include all of the points. I already have a bigger street network (blue) from which I ...
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Can I use Mapbox to create a web form that finds parks near a location?

I have run a network analysis in ArcGIS and have all of the trimmed polygons along roads within a half a mile of a park. I need to find a way to create a web form that takes in an address and spits ...
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Network generation algorithm

I am trying to solve a network generation problem, and I'd be happy about inputs. First of all, my problem description: I have a list of connections between locations with respective distances. For ...
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Adding elevation data to a network dataset

I am trying to add elevation data to my road network to more accurately calculate walking distance to and from schools. I have figured out how to do the network with out elevation, but for the life of ...
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What is the math behind Avoid High, Medium, low in Network Analyst and can it be changed ?

When you are creating the network, in the attribute section you can define restrictions. Of such restrictions are Avoid High,Medium, Low and Prefer High, Medium, Low can someone mathematically explain ...
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Converting Historical Railroad Systems Data from KML?

I'm writing a paper for an undergraduate economic history class and I'm interested in North American railways in the 1800's. I've found historical GIS data for the period here. The railroad data are ...
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How to calculate the shortest distance for multiple source and targets using PgRouting?

I have a table with points and a road network which includes driveways (where you enter the highway). I want to find the point which is closest to a driveway. So I was thinking I can calculate the ...
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Alternative way to generate service area in ArcGIS - No Network Analyst License

I am working on a project currently that relates to creating service areas for points across California based on streets. I created a python script that can take a point and create a buffer around ...
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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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Clipping a buffer from network analyst shapefile to a base shapefile

I have exported my polygon shapefile which I got after I ran my Network Analyst into a shapefile. It has 6 buffer zones (delimited by time in increments of 10 minutes). When I check the attribute ...
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How to join nodes to network lines ( and not the other points)

I'm trying to do a shortest path analysis on my network. In order to prepare the network and attach polygon centroids to the roads, I used GRASS' V.NET operation=connect. the problem with this ...
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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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How do I create a network from connected links

I have a bundle of links in 'some' networks. I need to find out which ones are connected to each other i.e. I need to find out which links are not connected to the 'main' network. I have been working ...
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Creating routable network table in PostGIS

I am trying to create the routable network table, as per http://underdark.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/a-beginners-guide-to-pgrouting/. Everytime I do it in PostGIS extension, QGIS crashes. The area is no ...
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Retrieving XY from point graphics set in WPF network (arcgis 10.0)

I have a WPF application using ArcGIS 10. In the application I can set two point by clicking on map and calculate route between them. every time I click on the map, The application creates a ...
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Visualizing KMZ network link in QGIS

Is it possible to open and visualize and kmz network link in QGIS. If so what are the setps involved? Thanks in advance Cheers
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QGIS Broken Link to files on a server

My colleagues and I are using different versions of QGIS (2.8.2, 2.86 & 2.14) on windows 8.1 and Windows 10. When we open existing projects we get a "Handle Bad Layers" box coming up. We have ...
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Roadnetwork_merging [closed]

I have a shapefile of a road network which has two lines to represent the two-way directions. My attribute consists of "fromnode", "Tonode", "length", "One-way" (every cell has a value of one here, ...
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Global shipping network datasets for download?

Does anyone know if global shipping routes for free download (preferably ESRI shapefile) exist? I would need them for my research only as a background presentation on the world image. They can be ...
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Create network graph from contiguous polygons in KML, or PostGIS?

I am using Postgres 9.5 and PostGIS. I have a table with a geometry field. This table has about 200 rows, in each of which the geometry field contains a Polygon. I would now like to derive an ...
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Buffer for network roads in QGIS [duplicate]

How can I create "buffers" or vector from values ​​from a layer of points, where the "buffers" are "tied" to the streets? Example: A bus station, I would like to create vectors within 100 m range ...
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How to calculate shortest path from points in one layer to points in another layer via roads, in QGIS

I'm a new user of QGIS (and have experience using ArcGIS but zero programming skills) and I'm looking for a way to calculate the shortest path from addresses to subway stations via a network of roads. ...
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Error when stop editing a feature in ArcPy [closed]

I want to make changes in a feature attribute table that is an edge source of a Network dataset. In the next step, I need to rebuild the Network to make the changes take efect. The problem is that, ...
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Image cache on network drive vs. SDE/Oracle

We currently have all of our image data loaded into ArcGIS SDE/Oracle 9.3. There is a proposal to not load our 2015 orthoimagery into SDE/Oracle in order to save time and place it in a tile cache or ...
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How to use GRASS v.kernel to calculate point densities along a network?

In a road network, I need to select the segments where a minimum of 5 dots occur (1 dot = 1 address) over a distance of 100 m (the image attached illustrates my question). I'm trying to use GRASS ...
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Finding number of left and right turns for each shortest route

I have a network dataset for a city. I have, lets say, 200 trips that are made in that city. I constructed the shortest route for the every pair of the trips, and also the actual route travelled by ...
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How to build a GRASS network with node IDs from the line dataset?

I have a dataset of street network links (line geometries). Each network link has a link id, start node id, and end node id attribute. I want to use this network in GRASS, so after importing the ...
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Nearest Neighbor Based on Network of Lines in QGIS [duplicate]

Is it possible to incorporate a network into the MMQGIS hub distance analysis? Essentially I have a point shapefile with zip code centroids and I'd like to determine the closest shipping hub (also ...
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inputing road network as nodes and arcs in java

I want to input a road network as nodes and arcs. Some of the nodes are intersections, others serve to describe the shape of the road. Road network should be modeled as an embedded graph consisting of ...
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How to import and display a road network in XML to ArcGis?

I am trying to convert xml data to shapefile features using ArcGis 10.1. Im using the open source SUMO traffic simulation software. Part of the model process is to convert OpenStreetMap road network ...
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Harvesting pixels using GRASS GIS

having a binary raster map of pixels of interest, a road network, and a target point, my goal is to get a raster map with network pixels having as value the number of pixels of interest they allow to ...
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Path on network returning wrong results

I have created a shapefile of polylines that represent a path with multiple intersections. Then I have used the networkx python library to create a network. At the first the results were satisfactory. ...
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Route Analyst acts odd at using custom impedance

I need to do a route analysis with a custom made impedance, which is impedance based on the surface type. Here is the problem: while the route Analysis acts perfectly fine with the default cost ...
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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. ...