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Analyzing long lat location data to find locations in proximity

I am looking for a tool to analyze location data (long lat values from vehicle GPS available). The goal is to identify locations which are in close proximity (within a circle of 30-60ft) and then ...
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Tool for internal project management? [on hold]

I'm looking for an efficient, possibly automated, way to handle internal map requests. Right now I'm using an Outlook calendar. Maybe there's a project management software that's already geared ...
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Need an offline-enabled phone app for GIS collection? [duplicate]

I am currently rolling out a farmers extension program in Indonesia to help impoverished smallholder farmers intensify agricultural activity in a sustainable way. GIS forms an integral part of program ...
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test post please ignore [closed]

test answer please ignore this answer
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Tools for map animations

I am preparing some visualizations of data (mainly animated choropleths), and I am looking for suitable tools. Ideally, I am looking for something similar to this kind of animated infographics. So, I ...
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Library to render 3D DEM?

I am implementing a C++ application to generate DEMs from LAS files, and I want to show a 3D visualization of the DEM (show the terrain model, height differences using colors, contour curves...) Is ...
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quantitative feature extraction from remote sensing imagery

I'm looking for a software to extract quantitative data from satellite images. I need for example the length, width and orientation of a particular feature (mountain ridges, drainage networks, roads, ...
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Best Map API for route polygon calculations

We are building a web app. I need to obtain the area reachable from specific points by driving or by walking in order to obtain the polygon (eg., 5 minutes walking polygon from a specific point), so ...
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Building simple offline map application using Python? [duplicate]

I need to build a simple offline map application using python, which will need some plotting and overlays, using some form of a satellite imagery. I need some help getting off the ground. what ...
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Recommendations for route optimization algorithms to handle more variables than just distance

I'm researching route optimization algorithms for my graduate supervisor. He'd like an algorithm to optimize routes for the local library's "library-mobile" that will travel to various neighborhoods. ...
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recommendation of map viewer

I am looking for software to present GIS files (OSM preferred) with these features: work offline (means I can download a map and present it online in the software). compatible with Windows 7, 32 ...
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Install gdal executables

Trying to search for gdal executable versions anywhere like the version from Unofficial Windows Binaries for Python Extension Packages before it was change to wheel but no luck(e.g. ...
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Customize rules in Random Forest for tree species classification

Is it possible to customize the rules in Random Forest algorithm for tree species classification? all the integration or customization of rules in random forest algorithm is done in medical field, ...
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Viewing, classifying, and processing LAS data using free open source software? [duplicate]

Is there a pipeline for viewing, classifying, and processing LAS data using free open source software?
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Alternative to Google Earth to edit and organize KML files

I like the way Google Earth displays KML as a "scene graph", that is, a tree structure in the left panel. This allows you to rearrange features in folders, change layer order, etc. via drag-and-drop. ...
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Automated Forest Change Detection

Using two different time of images in the same places. Can i develop an automated change detection for forest area? What / which are the suitable software to used?
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Advice on Map Maker Pro versus QGIS [closed]

I am an ecologist in the process of trying to decide whether to purchase Map Maker Pro or utilize the free open-source QGIS platform. Most of our needs are associated with basic map making. I am a ...
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Connect Android Mobile Application to Map Server [closed]

I'm new to GIS and need some help choosing the right software for my problem. I'm trying to develop an Android mobile application which helps differently abled people navigate around. We achieve this ...
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What free software can be used for print-quality map production? [closed]

I am creating art prints using spatial data. I use ESRI software every day for my regular job, therefore I am proficient in GIS. However, I can't afford ESRI software for my art projects at home. ...
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What are alternatives for SLD editor?

I am working with Geoserver and Geoexplorer and try to create my own sld to style those maps. I was download osmdata and add layers to map. I was try to use Qgis and Udig for styling data,but the ...
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How to make a panoramic view?

I would like to create panoramic images such as the ones in the attatchment. My current software pallate is ESRI Advanced, SAFE FME,Adobe Illustrator and of course anything opensource. I could ...
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Free GIS software for mapping drain lines on a golf course

I work on a golf course that is built on old farm land. We have old clay drains from the turn of the 20th century and lots of additional drains that have been added in the meantime years. No maps ...
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Simple app for generating polygons - offline solution [duplicate]

As the title says, but capable of importing raster, and exporting the vector to a compatible format to QGIS. The vector-layer needs attribtutes as well and has to be GPS-orientated. IOS or Android. ...
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Best software for a least cost path analysis [closed]

Background: running a least cost path analysis across mountains in middle east for archaeology project. Ideally, pick several points across an arbitrary interval distance (e.g. 1 km apart) and same ...
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Supporting NON GIS capable people to draw/make maps?

As GIS/cartography capable people... what do you advise when faced with "can you show me how to make a simple map?" questions from non-GIS capable people? Some answers I can think of (depending on the ...
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Software for amateur topographic surveys

I'm interested in doing rough topographic surveys using my tripod-mounted Brunton transit compass for azimuth readings and laser rangefinder (and maybe an optical level), so obviously going to be much ...
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What woud be a good alternative toManifold for me? [duplicate]

I am looking for a GIS alternative to Mainfold, for a PC using Windows where I can create polygons,lines,circles on-the-fly without having the fields and data beforehand. It was a breeze to do this in ...
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Which software for mapping connection intensity between locations

The idea is to map the connection intensity (number of rides) between different locations, and groups of locations, in a bike sharing scheme. I wondered if someone could give me high level advice ...
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GIS Web Server for integrating GIS, BIM and video camera data [closed]

I am working on a data integration of IBM and GIS data, I would like to add video camera information and many other sensor network data on that. I am wondering do you have any suggestion of any ...
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Generating a Mesh from DTM

Are there any tools that can take a DTM, in asc or geotiff format and generate a mesh from this that can used in meshlab or similar software. I have asc DTM file that I need to convert to a ply mesh ...
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basic gpx editor

I'd like to do some basic editing to my GPX files which I record from my mobile. Features I'm looking for are: open GPX file display data of GPX overlayed on a map (google, bing, whatever) select ...
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Are there alternatives to ESRI Community Analyst?

Is anybody aware of any commercial products that are equivalent to ESRI Community Analyst? We are in need of a solution that provides similar products/reports dealing with demographics for a variety ...
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What can I use for Territory Management in Canada?

For our Canadian organization, I would like to map out the Postal Codes for each sales rep on a map. I've so far used R to pretty good success, but it completely lacks the interactivity I need to ...
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Combine group of maps to add/edit features in .NET

Use Case: I have 100s of square/rectangle shaped maps which I want to edit/add features like Dam, Ponds etc. either one map at a time (or 8 maps on each side & corner, if possible). The task is to ...
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GIS software recommendation [closed]

I am new to GIS and am currently doing a project related to GIS. Can somebody recommend me a good GIS software that can: Create custom indoor maps Do custom routes based on custom criteria ...
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Is there a freeware alternative to Tableau 8?

Is there a freeware alternative to Tableau 8? One that allows me to use my own data (shapefiles)? Tableau is a comercial software that permits you to create a dashboard were you can show at same time ...
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GIS system for displaying GDSII(*.gds) format?

I want to display vector graphics on raster graphics and I have vector scheme in GDSII format. There are some viewers for GDSII like KLayout for example, but they don't support raster graphics. Is ...
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Looking for an open-source Java based GeoTIFF library

I have written many programs for reading and writing various types of spatial data in the past but I must admit that the GeoTIFF format has often gotten the better of me. It's such a flexible format ...
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Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) to ESRI raster format

can anyone recommend a software package to convert ground penetrating radar data (in .dzt format) into an ESRI raster format? - Preferably free software. I have come across ZondST2D, but as far as I ...
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Web Mapping with Select by Rectangle and Modify Symbology?

I want to create a free/simple web map where users can click & drag to select polygons in the map, then once selected, choose a color for all selected polygons. The map should also maintain these ...
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How to create postcode areas for country with none?

How are postcodes created? I know postcodes were first created by the Royal Mail in the United Kingdom. If I want to develop and create postcode areas for a new country, how do I go about it? ...
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Software to determine a position within shape

I would like to know if there is software available that can: Given a position detected by GPS, Warns the user if they are within a shape that I created and put into a database. Any ...
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Looking for information on methods or algorithms used to calculate centroid from polygons across software

Looking for information on methods or algorithms used to calculate point centroids from polygons across software. ArcGIS uses a "gravity model" but can someone point me to the math or a paper on the ...
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PRN (p-code) to Geocode Conversion

I think I have a unique situation. Client has a file containing the old p-code / PRN but can't relate this to a specific address and desires to move to a geocode orientation. Does anyone know if a ...
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Creating tool for metadata standard for spatial data?

I am looking to develop a tool to make cadastral metadata in a particular scenario. I would keep the ISO standards for meta in view of my development. Any suggestions in creating the tool for ...
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In depth assessment of SuperMap GIS? [closed]

Does anybody have any idea about SuperMap GIS? What are its limitations and strengths? How does it compare to other GIS (especially ArcGIS)? Can a local Government Department rely on it?
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3D Bulk Modelling tools in GIS

I work in an Architectural practice concentrating on large scale urban planning and Urban Design Schemes. Our current software is not really geared for this sort of work. We need to be able to ...
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Surveying software with geocoding abilities

My company is a market research firm looking for an integrated surveying software that has the potential to geocode on-the-fly via tablet device. Requirements: -Ability to collect rider ...
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I want to browse a city map offline, what are my options?

I found exports on http://download.bbbike.org/ and http://metro.teczno.com/ But it's not tiles, so it's not really usable unless I render it. Are there software where I can browse openstreetmap.org ...
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Help choosing an appropriate GIS solution for the following question [closed]

I am currently researching for an appropriate GIS solution. My requirements are pretty simple: Ability to create circles, symbols or diagrams with transparancy tied to their geographical location ...