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The distance-independent relationship between two points in space that specifies the angular position of either with respect to the other

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Compare distributions of point patterns for significant differences in clustering

My problem is I have tens of thousands of points (GPS) representing animal locations over a period of several months. I want to test if a portion of those points (only about a few hundred) which ...
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How find a given point is with in given distance to a route get from google map direction service

I have created a route with start point, end point and the optional stops points. I have to check if the given point is away with in a given distance from the route. I have to match the given points ...
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Finding location points where travel angle changes using R?

I want to use R to find out the point locations at which my vehicle (equiped with GPS) started to turn. The data contains coordinates and time information. I have sort my data based on time sequence: ...
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How to determine ring orientation from lat/long coordinate points?

We have some set of point coordinates in lat/long which contribute to a polygon. From this set how do we determine the polygon is clockwise or anticlockwise?
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How to show street direction on map?

I am using sharpmap to render my OPEN STREET MAPS (osm) maps. i need to show the direction of one way streets on my map. How can i do that?! After googling i found SharpMap.Rendering.Symbolizer and ...
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How to indicate a change in transport mode for directions in a multimodal dataset

When I solve a route and generate directions for my multimodal dataset, the end product is not very user friendly: The pedestrian started walking along Main Street and then boarded a bus to travel ...
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Avoid backtracking while creating loop in Google Map API 3

I am trying to build a solution where i would create loop by google map. My first and only business rule is there should not be any repeated route. But with my demo http://www.mindcrew.in/road%...
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Calculating distance between two feature layers in specific direction using ArcMap?

I'm working on a project in which I'd like to calculate the distance from specific locations within a city (points) to the nearest body of water (polygons) following the path of the wind (direction). ...
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Display map from python script?

I did a Network Analysis with ArcMap, executed by a python-script (I am building an ArcGIS-Tool). In the very end, I want my directions-output to be shown as a displayed map, so the user can navigate ...
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Updating a column with line direction in MapInfo

I was wondering if there is a way to update a column in MapInfo with the digitised line direction. I have two TAB files, one is complete lines and the other is sections of the same lines (both have a ...
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How can I calculate the direction of a Google Maps polygon?

To create a hole in a polygon, you need to know if the inner polygon is in the opposite direction as the outer polygon (See here). How can I calculate this? Here are some examples: var ...
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Is there a service or library that takes a route (with unlimited points) as input and returns text turn-by-turn instructions?

I am making an application that generates routes based on atypical heuristics so I would like a service much like Mapbox Directions API but I could: Disable the internal routing. (i.e. if I give a ...
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How to show line symbol (arrow) independently of line length in ArcGIS?

I am manually creating a polyline layer in ESRI geodatabase. Lines are of 2 vertices (start-end), variable length but all very short. I am using directional symbol with arrow at the end (or middle). ...
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Flow direction without DEM / raster

I am trying to figure out flow direction for a stream network and I do not have a high resolution DEM data for the same. I only have information about the stream orders and the network itself. Is ...
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Determine right or left side of polyline

I'm working with addresses and making a tool to check if structures are on the correct side of the street based on the house number parity matching the road parity. The roads have directionality, so I ...
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distance between two points on different direction [closed]

I want to measure the distance between two points on the horizon and vertical axis. Is any function on GIS can achieve this?
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How to compute and fill One-way field in a street shapefile according spacial position

I think it is something complicate, but I hope someone could bring up any idea about. I'm using ArcGIS10, and I have a "One-way roads" shapefile with a One-way field with Y/N. But I need to create a ...
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How to find all cells within a neighborhood with slopes towards the center?

I would like to iteratively go through each cell in a raster in arcGIS that meets criteria (already established as per below description) and find the percentage of cells in a several km neighborhood ...
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Check direction of linestring against corresponding polygon

I have a polygon and a linestring that is part of the polygons boundary, but not necessarily digitized in the same direction as shown here: In this case the linestring runs in the opposite direction ...
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Finding the orientation of location

I'm wondering if there's some way to find the orientation of a set of points along a line as a number (degrees from north) in ArcGIS?
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Python error on QGIS

We are doing the slope analysis for one of our clients and can find the following error every time we do the analysis. We have not faced this situation in the past. The QGIS version which are using is ...
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Listing grid cell numbers for outlet according to flow direction using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to list grid cell numbers whose flows contribute to the red cell I draw in the figure according to the known flow directions. Directions and colors are shown in the figure. What tool can ...
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Generating wind direction raster from wind's components?

I have a point shapefile, with each point representing the location of a weather station and storing values for wind SPEED and DIRECTION (in degrees). My goal is to create a continous surface (...
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Changing tracks to vectors in a grid

This is a version of a question that I posted on the GRASS list, but I didn't get any suggestions there. I would like to overlay a grid (cell size about 500 m x 500m) over an animal track created from ...
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Why there is a different relative to Geodetic Azimuth from Arc Map from the original datums and transformations?

We where conducting a displacement for some BM (Old vs New values), we made calculations on different platforms for the North, East, Elevations. We used the NGS NCAT, Inverse 3D, TBC and manual ...

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