Computer cartography point in polygon programs

  • 31 Pages
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  • English
Gleerup , Lund
Cartography, Polygons, Data proce
Statementby Stig Nordbeck and Bengt Rystedt. --
SeriesLund studies in geography. Ser. C. General and mathematical geography -- no. 7, Lund studies in geography -- no. 7.
ContributionsRystedt, Bengt
LC ClassificationsGA23 .N6
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
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Open LibraryOL26544276M

Get this from a library. Computer cartography point in polygon programs. [Stig Nordbeck; Bengt Rystedt]. A computer can determine whether a point belongs to a polygon or not by means of a special program. Data for all real estate central points belonging to the actual polygon are added.

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A point-in-polygon program S. SLOAN Department of Engineering Science, Parks Road, Oxford 0)(1 3P J, UK* This note describes an improved version of the Nordbeck and Rystedt algorithm for determining whether a point is inside a polygon of arbitrary shape.

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Following is a simple idea to check whether a point is inside or outside. 1) Draw a horizontal line to the right of each point and extend it to infinity 1) Count the number of times the line intersects with polygon edges.2) A point is inside the polygon if either count of intersections is odd or point lies on an edge of polygon.

If none of the conditions is true, then point lies outside/5. Spatial Data Structures for Computer Cartography Chap. 7 The primitive object with one dimension is the point.

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Hi there, you can open the attribute table and then use the field calculator to calculate the centroid of each polygon. You can then export the table and use the table to create a point feature class. 2 people found this helpful. SouthCoastGIS Dec 5, AM.

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Mike, The labelpoint method on the GeometryEngine class should do it. The following code will find the labelpoint for the first selected feature. protected override void OnClick() { //Run on MCT (() => { //get the labelpoint for the first selected feature var selectedFeatures = ection Reviews: 1.

Just a heads up (using answer as I can't comment), if you want to use point-in-polygon for geo fencing, then you need to change your algorithm to work with spherical coordinates.

longitude is the same as longitude and point-in-polygon will break in such situation.

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