Questions tagged [voronoi-thiessen]

Thiessen polygons are polygons (generated from a set of points) whose boundaries define the area that is closest to each point relative to all other points. Thiessen polygons are mathematically defined by the perpendicular bisectors of the lines between all points and are created by means of a triangulated irregular network (TIN) structure.

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Creating voronoi polygons from polygons?

I have a database with buildings and for some further analysis I need to: aggregate adjacent buildings (preferably without losing the height attribute, but I can work my way around that) once I have ...
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GRASS GIS: Computing center line of raster feature representing a river

My goal: Convert a raster layer representing a river feature (see picture) to the center line of the river stored as a polyline feature. Limitation: The whole process has to be automated. I can ...
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Growing several concave hulls until they completely fill larger area without overlap using QGIS? [closed]

This is my problem: I have a very large point layer with polling station locations across one country; each point belongs to a specific constituency (900k points, 4k constituencies). I wish to use ...
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Constrained Voronoi polygons QGIS

I have a shapefile of polygons, which are effectively borders of a geographic unit (consider as an example the 50 u.s. states, each state has within it some number of points.). I'd like to create ...
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Voronoi Polygon option?

In Vector > Geometry Tools option, Voronoi polygon option is not there. Do we need to instal any plugin for that?
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Voronoi Diagram on a given polygon using QGIS

I am trying to create a Voronoi Diagram on a specific polygon, but there is some issue when dealing with edges. Here is how I do it: Preparing the points for Voronoi and the polygon for the diagram ...
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How to use ST_DelaunayTriangles to construct a Voronoi diagram?

(edit 2019) ST_VoronoiPolygons available since PostGIS v2.3! With PostGIS 2.1+ we can use ST_DelaunayTriangles() to generate a Delaunay triangulation, that is a dual graph of its Voronoi diagram, and,...
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What does buffer mean in QGIS Voronoi dialog?

Could you explain what "buffer" does in the Voronoi dialog i.e. what does the number stand for?
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Creating polyline between points using ArcGIS Desktop?

Using ArcGIS Desktop, I am trying to create a frontline of a battle from WW2. I have known points, and want a polyline to run between both sides. There is 87 days of combat, so every day there is a ...
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Create mosaic like Voronoi Diagram from disjoint polygons

The illustration below shows the problem: as in (a) I have a set of disjoint polygons, as geometries in PostGIS. I need something like (b), the "mosaic" of this set of polygons, building it by a "...
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Create a line string from street geometry

I'm currently facing some hard times trying to create a simplified line from a street geometry. The data that I'm currently using comes from OpenStreetMap, using osm2pgsql.(Which means PostGIS, but I'...
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average weighted value by region with use of Voronoi in Qgis

I have a vector layer of Voronoi polygons. This layer has three columns -longitude, latitude, Z-value. I need to cut polygons by mask of administrative area and then I need to calculate average-...
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Making different classes create different size buffers/Thiessen polygons based on point data in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

Is there a way of getting point data with different classes/numbers create different buffers/Theissen polygons in ArcGIS ModelBuilder? For example: If two points are plotted on a map with the ...
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Create voronoi diagram from line segments

I'm looking for a way to create a voronoi diagram based on line segments instead of points. See the example below (taken from this presentation). Ideally I'd like something I can script from Python, ...
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Counting sides or edges of polygon using open source GIS?

I wondered if it is possible to determine the number of sides / edges (not vertices) that a polygon has. Imagine the following case. There is a shapefile with 10 polygons. Is there any way to ...
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Splitting overlap between polygons and assign to nearest polygon using PostGIS?

My question is quite related to the unanswered Split overlap between polygons into disjoint sets except I'm not using shapely, I'm using PostGIS 2.4 on PostgreSQL 10. I have a table containing ...
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Thiessen Polygon around groups of points

I am trying to build Thiessen Polygons (Voronoi) from addresses. I have converted addresses to GPS coordinates and i can build the polygons with the python scipy.spatial.Voronoi library. However, I'm ...
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Voronoi polygons tool not working in QGIS

So I've been trying to build up some Voronoi diagram out of my point dataset but I can't seem to get it to work. When I try it on QGIS 3.4 I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call ...
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How to define voronoi polygon buffer extend in QGIS from layer extend

I'm using QGIS (2.8.1) Voronoi Polygons Algorithm and I would like to extrapolate them to a polygon layer extend. In order to do this, the tool opens a window asking me to enter a number or expression ...
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QGIS 'Voronoi polygons' freezes with 500k points

I've been using the 'Vector geometry--> Voronoi ploygons'function in QGIS to create voronoi cells for 200,000 points with success. However, recently I am working with a bigger point set (500,000 ...
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No Voronoi polygons created

I want to create the Voronoi diagram from a set of point (see below). When I use the "Voronoi Polygons" tool from QGIS, there is an error : File "C:/PROGRA~1/QGIS3~1.0/apps/qgis/./python/plugins\...
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Voronoi polygon strange result

I am using QGIS 2.18.21. The attribute table of my shapefile has 88 features but after creating the Voronoi, only 86 are in the attribute table and all the points are showing inside the Voronoi ...
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Save output from runalg in PyQGIS

I try to use the build-in Python-console of QGIS to create voronoi skeleton lines from a set of polygons. Therefore I iterate over the features of my input layer (the polygons) and then I use the ...
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Constructing Voronoi Polgon and Applying Nearest neigbour in it

I am learning QGIS 3.XX and currently working on Voronoi Polygons. I have three layers Point layer Building Layer Population CSV file. These points layer are basically water tanks and building ...
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Adding vector layer and newly created layer always in Top- Down Order Panel using Pyqgis 3 [closed]

I have two layers in my project Point Layer Building Layer I recently created Voronoi Polygon on Point Layer say (vor-points layer) But as soon this Happen, the newly created vor-points layer ...
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If rectangle corner points have same nearest neighbor, does whole interior?

If all four corners of a spherical (but actually WGS84/elliptical) rectangle are closest to a given point p in a set S, does that necessarily mean all points inside the rectangle are also closest to p?...
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Strange results with Voronoi polygons in QGIS

I'm trying to generate a Voronoi Diagram in QGIS 2.14.3 from 16 points. The result looks very strange, at least compared to what I expected. For me, at least the two yellow highlighted split are ...
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Determining areas on a Voronoi Diagram around a point

I currently have two data sets concerning the Netherlands, one containing longitudes and latitudes of population cores (Hubs) along with other information, such as average house price, and the other ...
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Count the number of points in each Voronoi polygon

I have a Data.frame consisting of Longitude and Latitude called Points1, with which I use Voronoi polygon. I also have another Data.frame of Longitude and Latitude called Points2. I then want to ...
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Choropleth map from voronoi map from a set of coordinates (d3+leaflet)

I have a csv file with a set of coordinates with the following structure: id,name,latitude,longitude (24 values). Those 24 points represent coordinates in a city. I would like to get a voronoi map ...
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Creating new feature point at minimum distance between numerous points using QGIS?

Is there a tool or workflow that can create a feature at minimum distance or equal distance between several points? This is now a QGIS question but to clarify I've attached a couple images to show ...
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How to generate a Global Voronoi diagram?

Using arcMap, QGIS and similar software it is easy to create a non-global Voronoi diagram. The resulting shapefile polygons however are showing weird behavior when crossing the -180 meridian or the ...
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PostGIS global Voronoi Thiessen Diagram Polygon

I am trying to create a global voronoi diagram for three points (cities): Miami, Boston and Honolulu. The geom column contains the points created by x and y.: | index | name | x | ...
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I don't understand how v.voronoi GRASS module works with flag -a

I'm trying to use v.voronoi with flag -a. An example in the manual shows Voronoi diagram for urban areas but each try returns: v.voronoi -a --overwrite --verbose input=...
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Thiessen polygons extend outside of extent of projection

I'm working on a geological project on the past position of continents (in ArcMap 10 Service Pack 5, build 4400). The tool I'm creating in Model Builder uses Create Thiessen Polygons and all input ...
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Calculating Voronoi Diagrams for polygons

There are a variety of good algorithms for generating the Voronoi polygons or their complement, the Delaunay Triangulation for a set of points. My question is simply, is there an algorithm for ...
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Growing polygons with limiting area and boundary using ArcGIS Desktop?

I need to create polygons of a specific area based upon random points within bounding polygons, but haven't been able to find a tool able to do all these. I've looked at growing Theissen polygons, ...
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Symbology: different ways to display categorised data QGIS 2.16 [closed]

I have a database of 100 entries which has been categorised using a column of data that has 20 categories which essentially breaks up my map into 20 regions. I'm seeking advice on ways how to create ...
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How can ST_VoronoiPolygons be used instead of the broken built-in algorithm in QGIS?

I tried to use QGIS to create voronoi polygons from a set of points with an attribute (group) and then merge the polygons with the same value for that attribute. (This last step is what QGIS calls ...
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Voronoi Polygon Algorithm seems to exclude a Point from processing

I am using the QGIS (2.8.1) Voronoi Polygons Algorithm on a point shapefile. See image below, the red triangles are the points I am using. The resulting polygons miss a part (around HP87). Any ...
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How to create a shapefile having Voronoi diagrams from the shapefile of an existing region?

I have a shapefile of a region and I want to generate random sub regions of that shapefile using Voronoi class of scipy.spatial package of Python. But I am a newbie to GIS. I found out about Voronoi ...
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Constructing Voronoi diagram in PostGIS

I'm trying to construct voronoi diagram from grid of points using modified code from here. This is SQL query after my modifications: DROP TABLE IF EXISTS example.voronoi; WITH -- Sample set of ...
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ST_Voronoi is creating invalid geometries

I have a workflow where I am creating Voronoi polygons from a series of points. However since the polygons on the exterior extend really far out I have clipped them and then joined them back to points ...
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Calculating area of voronoi polygons from real life data using QGIS?

I have an area, which I divided into voronoi polygons using data points. I have no problem creating the polygons. Now the data points are on a coordinate system, where every degree represents one ...
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Thiessen Polygon - geotools

I need to create Thiessen Polygon from a point collection and then intercept them with other polygons. I need to do this from a java program. I'm using the Geotools library. I was able to load the ...
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how to create thiessen polygon around specific areas of interested area? [closed]

I wish to create Thiessen polygon within all sub_basin of my interested area individually, meaning that to create Thiessen for every sub_basin one by one. I have to layer one is point layer and ...
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How to fit census tracts within Voronoi Polygons?

I have a map with Voronoi polygons and I need to join census data in it. The problem is that the geometry of voronois and census tracts (CT) do not match. My goal is is to place census tracts (or ...
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Voronoi that don't cross boundaries

I have several dozen points plotted across the UK. Each point represents a facility that serves local people. To estimate the catchment areas of each facility I created Voronoi polygons around them, ...
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Automate CSV to Point Layer to Polygon (Voronoi) on QGIS (Mac or Windows) [closed]

I have a map I update on a monthly basis, following these steps: Import new CSV with lat/long and other values as point layer Generate Voronoi polygons for the point layer Clip the Voronoi polygons ...
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Constraining Voronoi polygons to other layer using FME?

Using FME 2017.0.1.1 (Build 17291) is there any way to constrain the extent of created Voronoi polygons to polygonal features of another layer? Instead of clipping the Voronoi polygons after creating ...