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smoothing is a generalization process that removes any extreme values in a line string or surface

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How can I smooth LineString coordinates with 1D Gaussian Filter?

I'm trying to smooth a LineString through 1D Gaussian Smoothing and I'm having a doubt on the steps required to implement it, regardless of programming language. I couldn't find by myself anything ...
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Smoothing polygons in QGIS? [duplicate]

I vectorised an image and all my polygons have extremely jagged edges. What is the best way to smooth these polygons?
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Smoothing MODIS LAI? [closed]

I am trying to smooth 8 days LAI data from MODIS and managed to work around it with several algorithms such as loess, Savitzky–Golay, smooth.spline etc. This is pretty much going well if the level of ...
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Exporting render of polygon after applying smooth geometry command using QGIS?

I have recently discovered the smooth($geometry,x) command in QGIS which is very convenient for me. However, when exporting polygons, the "smoothness" obviously goes away as the vertices are untouched ...
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Blurring raster data across tile boundaries?

I have a raster dataset that is made up of 280 tiles, 51Gb total. I need to smooth/blur the data, retaining the same resolution. I would like to blur across tile boundaries, where possible, so that ...
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GEE - Using Savitzky-Golay filter over an Image Collection [closed]

I'm trying to generate a smoothed MODIS(MOD11A2) time series by using the Savitzky-Golay filter. There is this github repo https://github.com/Fernerkundung/EarthEngine_scripts/blob/master/...
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How to apply smoothing filter only to way bigger than specified number of nodes, length, area?

I am try to smooth data obtained by vectorization of a raster image by applying a series of filters in GRASS GIS. Once of steps involves using the Douglas-Peucker filter. However, I need to apply it ...
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PAEK smoothing tolerance

How should one determine what the Polynomial Approximation with Exponential Kernel smoothing tolerance should be when smoothing a shapefile using the Smooth polygon tool?
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Data smoothing of Sentinel-2 NDVI time series chart in Google Earth Engine?

I am exploring Sentinel-2 time-series NDVI with Google Earth Engine. In another post I learned how to plot a NDVI time series chart. I know that there are many smoothing methods for reducing NDVI ...
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Smoothing raster with binary cell values

Main question towards the end. Details follow now: I have a slope raster Region: Bern, Switzerland CRS: EPSG:2056 - CH1903+ / LV95 - Projected Extent: 2587757,...
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Mapnik upsampled raster isn't smooth

I'm using Mapnik to show a map with hillshading. It works well when displaying it up to my tiff's native resolution and a little bit above, for instance at zoom 13 (dataset is SRTM30): But then if I ...
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World DEM speckled outcome solution

I have a world digital elevation model which has been classified into 5 showing the different heights. My issue is that viewing and printing this image as it is results in a speckled look due to the ...
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Generalizing slope raster in Mapinfo?

I am working on calculating a slope raster in Mapinfo using a 15cm DEM derived from a LiDAR point cloud and the output data will have 3 predefined breaks displayed so I need to blur those relatively ...
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Importing .geotiffs and wavelet denoise plug-in - GIMP

I am trying to run the wavelet denoise plug-in tool on GIMP to smooth a .geotiff. Unfortunately when I import the .tiff, the spatial refernece is lost and the image appears black. My goal was to ...
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Obtaining a smoothed DTM?

I am use AcGIS 10.1 and have a DTM with an 8 m grid resolution. Which tool could I apply to smooth the surface?
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Smooth Data Values Across Geographies with Zero Population

Looking to fill in gaps through generalizing a population count across U.S. counties. I.e., if a county has 0 population, but is surrounded by 5 non-zero counties, then change the 0-population county ...
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Remove small interstices on the edges of a polygone

How can I remove the white interstices on the edges (and interior) of a polygone or polyline, as represented in the first figure below? I want to get smooth and continuous edges, capturing the global ...
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Optimized smoothing of stream lines generated from Arc Hydro? [closed]

Has anyone found an effective ArcGIS 10.3.1 workflow for smoothing streamlines generated from ArcHydro...or hydrology in general? (Fill -> Flow Dir. -> Flow Acc. -> Stream Def. -> Stream Seg.-> ...
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Smoothing borders of polygons taking a layer of points into account

I'm trying to smooth borders that separate clusters of points. GRASS instrument v.generalize.smooth works pretty well, except that in some cases the points end up on the wrong side of the smoothed ...
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Avoiding tiling/mosaicing in resulting image when Pan-sharpening Gram-Schmidt?

I mastered to georeference some declassified Hexagon satellite imagery from the 60s and would like to use it to pan sharpen a current Sentinel satellite image (already done as RGB). It is very ...
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Why do I get invalid elements (polygons), when smoothing a vector layer (smooth geometry)?

The problem occurs, when using the commands "Smooth geometry" or "v.generalize.smooth" in QGIS. The shapefile, which I want to smooth, shows a flood water level and looks like this: The water level ...
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QGIS Raster map, smoothing pixels

I am trying to generate a map in Qgis which makes it possible to see the temperature of a region during a heatwave. This was a great succes. However, I want to add shades as well, since shades lower ...
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GRASS r.denoise error

I have installed r.denoise, put mdenoise into QGIS2.18/bin and installed "pip install pyproj". However when I try to run r.denoise on STRM DEM, a get this error: ERROR: Unable to open file <...
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Continuous smoothing of raster using R?

I have a dataset on some villages like this on a grid: I want to fill the space of the whole grid so that each grid cell has a value that reflects the pressure from the surrounding villages (i.e., ...
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Snap existing line vertexes to nearest line in MapInfo

I have driven along some roads and registered some information about the state of the edge of the road. The GPS coordinates are not very precise, and I would like to smooth or snap the tracked lines ...
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Smoothing out polygons without gaps? [duplicate]

I'm converting a raster data to vector data. The problem is similar to this: How to smooth large vector polygons from Raster But what I need to know is how can I handle out the gaps that are formed ...
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Leaflet: Smooth lines between points without control points? [closed]

Goal I want to connect points using a polycurve or curved lines in Leaflet in a scalable way. If possible, without defining control points. Approach I'm using the Leaflet.curve plugin which offers ...
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Methods behind qgis:simplifygeometries and qgis:smoothgeometry?

I would like to know on which method (e.g. Douglas-Peucker line simplification) the modules qgis:simplifygeometries and qgis:smoothgeometry are built on. I cannot find further information on these ...
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Rule of Thumb for setting smoothing parameter

I'm trying to model some binary data (disease infections) using indicator kriging in the Geostatistical Wizard in Arc 10.3. For presentation purposes I'm using the smoothing option. Is there a rule of ...
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Raster data like heatmap from polygons w.r.t their own values

I have polygons as below, and each polygon is assigned to some value. What I'd like to do are ... Smoothen boundaries (Values should change more smoothly around boundaries) Fill N/A part properly ...
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SAGA Gaussian filter lower value than 1?

I'm smoothing a 2 meter DEM using the Gaussian filter in SAGA through QGIS/Processing and the smallest amount for the smoothing of the Standard Deviation value of 1 which for me is too much, it all ...
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Smoothing relatively flat DEM for terrain and hydrologic analysis

I'm trying to do some terrain and hydrologic analysis from a 1/3 arcsecond DEM that I downloaded from the USGS National Map website. The issue I'm having is that the area in question is central ...
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Gap filling for linear features using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a Landsat time series from which I derived NBR using bands 4 and 7, and delta NBR (to show changes). I then set a threshold based on the mean and standard deviation delta NBR values to ...
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Looking for a tool to smooth edges of raster areas in QGIS

I am looking for a tool which helps me to smooth primarily edges/outgrowths of raster areas/zones in QGIS/GRASS/SAGA. I particular, regarding the image below, I would like to reduce the single lines (...
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gdal_grid invdistnn with smoothing?

I am trying to generate a raster with many pixels (10240x10240) using the gdal_grid tool but I have problems choosing the right interpolation algorithm. I have a dataset with varying point density (...
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Smooth linestring shapefile

Is there an algorithm to perform a smoothing of a linestring and maintain the original points?
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Smoothing GPS data? [closed]

I am working with a GPS track that is 7 days, and shows me trips by travel mode. Occasionally a "stationary" point will pop up amongst a set of "vehicle" points, I want to smooth this data to delete ...
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Resampling raster based on more than 16 nearest cells?

I have a habitat suitability map, with cells of 30x30, each with a score of relative suitability for fox. The problem is that, with 30x30 cells, the grain is too fine for getting a broad sense of what ...
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Smooth parts of adjacent polygons

I have got a set of layers, for example, villages, districts and towns. Their borders are the same on edges of town layer and need to be smooth. I used to perform it manually using topology edit tool. ...
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Smoothing of a DEM

I have a DEM which has some individual pixels lower than those around them. This is a problem as I am using the DEM for pluvial flood modelling and therefore it is providing an incorrect ...
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Raster time series smoothing package using R

Does somebody knows if exist a package in R specifically for raster time series smoothing? I´m using aproachs like this one (using the equation suggested by Hamunyella et al., 2013) for (i in 2:(...
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How to smooth “internal” polygon borders [closed]

This is my first foray into GIS and GIS software. I am using ArcMap currently. I have a shapefile of the world divided into different ecological regions. I would like to reduce the file size by ...
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Can I statistically smooth attributes spatially (using distance/surrounding polygons) in ArcGIS?

I have Census Areas with some of the Census attributes. Is it possible to take an attribute, for example, percentage of people in full time employment, and derive a spatially smoothed version of the ...
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smoothing raster layer stack using R

I'm trying to do smoothing for .tif stack layer of 331 bands. I used this code in R : setwd("D:\\") raster_dir <- "D:\\Modis VI quality\\" VI <- brick(paste(raster_dir,"...
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filter a raster stack in Arcgis

i'm trying to run "Filter" operation using AcGIS on a stack layer of 331 bands. However, the result is always a raster of only one band. How can i get operation to be done on the whole stack?
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Smoothing method for big polygons

I'm looking for an alternative to 'snakes method' for smoothing very big polygons, which I created from SRTM elevation datasets. The problem is that the smoothing is getting stuck after a while with ...
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Add a random value of the order of 10^-2 to raster layer?

I was doing some raster analysis for smoothing in ArcGIS, one of my task is adding a random value of the order of 10^-2 to a raster layer. Does anybody know how to do it?
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Using Chaiken Method parameters for smoothing polygon vectors in QGIS [duplicate]

I've been trying to smooth a huge polygon, that is result of a segmentation export. I'd like to know what's the best parameters to use Chaiken Method to get smooth curved boundaries on QGIS 2.14. I ...
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Zonal smoothing on a specified area of a raster?

Is there any way to smooth a specify an area on a raster, such as a DEM, and smooth it? For example, I'd like to smooth out the artifact highlighted in the red box. What is the best course of ...
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How to smooth adjacent polygons?

I want to smooth polygons which share a common boundary. How can I smooth them so that the shared boundaries stay shared? I'm using Arcgis 10.3