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There is a stable QGIS 2.0 plugin called LRS (Linear reference system builder and editor). You can install it from the QGIS Plugins Repository. There are information here and in the documentation.
You have another one: LRS (to use in QGis 2.0 or upper). All the documentation of the plugin can be consulted here: http://blazek.github.io/lrs/release/help.0.3.0/index.html.
See http://geographika.co.uk/linear-referencing-in-sql-server-2008, that offers sqlspatialtools ( http://sqlspatialtools.codeplex.com/ ) But when i tested sqlspatialtools , i didn't get it work. Far as i know ESRI C# libraries are easiest way to some processing in C#, FME also offers some interface for c#. I havent used those and both are commercial ...
I think your problem is only a problem during the georreference of the event. I use QGis for this, but my experience of the ArcGIS usage is good to get the right intersection between line and point layers. In QGis my experience is not so good, for instance (I use another ways to get the same result).
You can use the new LRS plugin to QGIS 2.0: http://blazek.github.io/lrs/ . The plugin uses a tolerance (you can define) between the line and each point. I think this tool solve your problem.
This is an old White Paper from Esri in April 2003 on Linear Referencing in ArcGIS®: Practical Considerations for the Development of an Enterprisewide GIS but in it, on pages 10-11, Managing History is discussed, and I think the advice it offers still holds today: Use of effective time in linear referencing applications is critically important. For ...
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