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

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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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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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Blend overlapping DEMs using Open Source / Python

I'd like to blend edges of overlapping DEMs such that the join is a smooth transition (for use with InSAR). Apparently the best interpolation kernel for this, according to the literature, is thin ...
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Smoothing Lines in PostGIS

I want to smooth Lines in postgis, to be more specific, I want to smooth road data from OpenStreetMap. Basicly I thought of something like this scenario. This would be a possible road segment. 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 remove white stripes in TIN generated in Arcgis?

I've generated TIN from DEM data using toolbox (3Danalyst/conversion/from raster/raster to tin) in arc-desktop 10.2. I'm getting these stripes, I tried altering toolbox parameter values but couldn't ...
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QGIS: automatic generalization

I'm trying to generalize my line features with QGIS. I've tried the "Generalizer"-Plugin, but can't get the results i want. I'd like to generalize my line as shown in the image. I've tried the "...
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How legitimate is smoothing raster data that has been converted from polygons?

I am interested in applying this methodology to census block data after conversion from a raster: http://rutgerscps.weebly.com/uploads/2/7/3/7/27370595/censusdatasmoothing_brief.pdf Basically, the ...
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Error with “lowess” function in R

I have a problem with lowess function to smooth NDVI as a time in R. Here is the scripts I run: #Create a time vector to act as x time<-sort(sample(97:297, nlayers(ndvi2000crop1))) #locally-...
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Literature on the appoximation of trajectory points with (smooth) curves

We are gathering trajectories of GPS points of moving objects (cars, bikes, etc.) and would like to compute approximate curves (that may self-intersect) that would represent those clouds of points. ...
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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?