An Automated Processing Method for Agglomeration Areas
AbstractAgglomeration operations are a core component of the automated generalization of aggregated area groups. However, because geographical elements that possess agglomeration features are relatively scarce, the current literature has not given sufficient attention to agglomeration operations. Furthermore, most reports on the subject are limited to the general conceptual level. Consequently, current agglomeration methods are highly reliant on subjective determinations and cannot support intelligent computer processing. This paper proposes an automated processing method for agglomeration areas. Firstly, the proposed method automatically identifies agglomeration areas based on the width of the striped bridging area, distribution pattern index (DPI), shape similarity index (SSI), and overlap index (OI). Next, the progressive agglomeration operation is carried out, including the computation of the external boundary outlines and the extraction of agglomeration lines. The effectiveness and rationality of the proposed method has been validated by using actual census data of Chinese geographical conditions in the Jiangsu Province. View Full-Text
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Li, C.; Yin, Y.; Liu, X.; Wu, P. An Automated Processing Method for Agglomeration Areas. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2018, 7, 204.
Li C, Yin Y, Liu X, Wu P. An Automated Processing Method for Agglomeration Areas. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 2018; 7(6):204.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Chengming; Yin, Yong; Liu, Xiaoli; Wu, Pengda. 2018. "An Automated Processing Method for Agglomeration Areas." ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 7, no. 6: 204.
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