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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Finding shortest cumulative route (i.e. best 'hub') between networked points

How do I find the shortest cumulative route (i.e. best 'hub') between networked points? I have a dataset where some but not all of the points in the network connect to each other, however it is ...
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Map Routing (paper route) [closed]

I am doing a undergraduate GIS project. It entails a paper route for newspapers in the Pittsburgh Area, so far I have plotted all of the points in a point layer. I have now plotted my points, what ...
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How to find the best location to put a facility within network so that all points are near a facility?

Suppose I have many points distributed in a network. I want to place three facilities in the best way so that all points are near a facility. How can I do it? Any solution and software should be fine ...
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Grass GIS “v.in.ogr”: How to prevent crossing lines from beeing split where they don't share a common node?

I want to import a road network into grass gis to run network analyses. I use "v.in.ogr" to import my road shapefile. The problem is that Grass GIS seems to split every crossing line no matter if they ...
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pgRouting with TomTom multiNet

I would like to use TomTom multiNet data with pgRouting to create drive time/distance polygons. I have gone through the documentation regarding network topology creation, but am still confused to ...
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Is it possible to make stops not in a certain sequence in order to find the shortest route with the network analyst?

Is it possible to make stops not in a certain sequence in order to find the shortest route with the network analyst? I now use the small green points as an input stops because I want the lines with a ...
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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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How to create a service area using both streets and buslines in the same network?

I want to create a network analysis more difficult. Therefore, I want to calculate a Service Area around hospitals next to busstops. But: The network does not only consist of roads and ...
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How to find dead-ends in road network using ArcGIS for Desktop or GRASS?

I'm trying to remove all the dead-end roads in a road dataset (lines) that are less than 100m long. How do I identify roads that are dead-ends (no exit)? The 100m part is easy. I know how to use ...
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Compute nearest points to other points using GRASS

I have a layer of address points and a layer of polling stations. My task is to determine the three closest polling stations to each address on the street network. I think that the answer is in ...
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how to use line feature as stops input in network analyst?

I'm trying to build a certain route with network analyst on a Network Dataset. As an input to create the route I want to use line features. I am trying to do this with network analyst in ArcGIS 10.0 ...
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QGIS GRASS shell commands not working in Yosemite

First time asking a question here. Running GRASS 6.4.3 within QGIS 2.4.0 on Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite. I'm trying to run v.net.iso within the GRASS shell, but the following error is returned every time: ...
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How to assess quality of the TSP algorithm?

I'm trying to develop my own algorithm for solving Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP) I tested it (in its current state) on the "att48" instance of the TSPLIB and got following results: As we can ...
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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 ...
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QGIS 2.2 problem, loading layer into road graph

I have the road graph plugin installed, but when I try to configure it with the Settings dialogue, no layer names appear in the Layers field. I have tried various shapefiles, but the Settings dialogue ...
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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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Asset point IDs, pipeline and flow direction

I have a data set of a sewage pipe network and point data (assets). I would like to: first calculate the flow direction of pipes (polyline feature) assign IDs to the pipelines using asset IDs ...
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Identify all continuous networks in a dataset

I have a set of pedestrian streets for a city. I would like to assign all of the streets that can be reached to one another along a continuous network to a unique group. I am wondering if there’s an ...
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pgRouting can't find route at intersection

I have a simple path that is defined by two polylines: The first line goes from point 1 to point 2, and the second from 3 to 4. After running the pgr_createTopology script the source and target's ...
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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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Hierarchy not working in network analyst

I have created a simple network to test hierarchy. But apparently I am missing something. I have created an attribute for my roads called hierarchy and given it values of 1 to 3. The network is set to ...
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How to create a routable network with PGRouting

I have two sets of data Table A: Stations - contains postal code (which I can convert to lat/long), name and code. Table B: Connections - contains a possible list of connections including source, ...
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UK road network dataset

Can anybody guide me to a website or a source to download the Geographical UK road network data set. The data set should include the road distances, since I want to apply shortest path search ...
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How does Address Locator pick one of two alternative points in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have geo coded the main entrance of buildings on my map and some buildings have more than one entrance. How does address locator pick one of them? To me it seems it is just randomly picking one of ...
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How can I improve the speed at which QGIS 2.4 handles network data? (Seems much slower than 2.2 - even with small datasets)

I recently downloaded and installed QGIS 2.4 Chugiak on a Windows 7 64-bit machine with a quad core processor and 8GB RAM. I'm having a few problems using datasets of all sizes from a network drive - ...
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How to extract drainage line network from GRASS GIS and QGIS [closed]

Giving DEM as input is there any way to get drainage network? I am newbie to GRASS and QGIS ,provide any working examples in GRASS GIS and QGIS with procedure.
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Shapefile to Network xml

I have a shapefile representing the US freight highway network available from Oak Ridge National Lab. I'm trying to prepare this as a .xml network for processing with MATSim. The output structure is ...
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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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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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Workflow for adding Pipe Systems to QGIS

I want to layout a concept design for a sewer main in QGIS. I have a variety of background information: Aerial Imagery Services from various sources DEM from LIDAR Lot Boundaries I want to ...
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Creating drive time polygons using open source tools

Is anyone using open source tools and/or data to generate drive time polygons that radiate out from a given location? For example, I have used ESRI products like Network Analyst and Business Analyst ...
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Unable to access GeoServer from another computer in the same domain

I installed GeoServer 2.5.2, GeoNetwork 2.10.3 and Tomcat 7 on my Windows 7 computer {MyComputer} in our company's network. Now I would like to access GeoServer, GeoNetwork and Tomcat from other ...
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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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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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Map walking distance/time from transit stops

I'm working in QGIS and would like to show how far from a bus stop a pedestrian could walk along the street network in any direction for a specified set of walking times (5,10,20 mins etc). I have my ...
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How to perform an attribute-weighted sum of multiple polyline features from a single vector layer?

I have a shapefile of ~8000 polyline vector features representing traffic journeys on road routes. Each has an attribute representing volume of traffic for that journey. The routes are all generated ...
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Determining uppermost point in stream based on gradients?

I am trying something new and was hoping someone out there may have done this same process or something similar or may have a best approach. For this particular project I am working with ArcMap ...
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SpatiaLite: Creating to, from nodes from a normal road layer (LINE)

Following this tutorial but using my own data. How do I create the from_node and to_node columns? I am using Spatialite and Sqlite3. I'd prefer to not use a gui as I'm working remotely via ssh on a ...
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Merge Multipart Feature Line

I'd try to merge multipart feature line, but didn't work. would you please teach me how to merge multipart feature line? I work in version environmental and geometry network. Regards,
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What are the existing datasets of world maritime routes?

I have a list of cargo ports of all over the world and need to show some port-to-port trips on a map, and also to compute lengths of these trips. For that, I need a dataset of actual maritime routes ...
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Adjacency matrix in GRASS

I have a line shapefile that I use as network. I connect a set of point to it using "v.net operation connect" command. . My questions are: (i) how can I get the list of neighbors for each ...
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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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Assigning points to their respective Reaches using Stream Gradient?

This is a continuation of the question I initially posed here. Also, I've attached a shapefile on my Drop Box account here. I'm trying to break a stream network up into 100m reaches, assigning ...
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What is the right methodology to assign costs to edges of a network?

I am producing a routing facility for cycling safety based on an OSM network. The edges of this network have costs and these are calculated from different criteria both related to intrinsic (as the ...
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Route to cover entire network

I have a road network where I have to cover every road for visual inspection. I need to design a route map for this task. What tools are available to a QGIS user? How would you describe the workflow ...
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Get attributes from intersecting lines to label generated intersection point

I have an urban road network (as a feature class), consisting of only polylines. I have to make a database of all the intersections between the streets. The problem is that as I generate those ...
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How to simplify a routable network?

I have a network graph that I need to simplify in the sense of reducing the number of edges. The idea would be to merge nodes that are located close together and remove the connecting short edges. ...
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Overlapping lines, separate feature classes, get information out

I have a series of feature classes that represent trail systems with hiking times. They are straight lines between two known points. I generated these classes by interviewing various people on their ...