[OSGeo-Discuss] Generalizing complex 3D vector polygon data
seven at arnulf.us
Tue Mar 23 15:01:36 PDT 2010
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Alexandre Leroux wrote:
> Dear list,
> Here's my challenge. I have 3D buildings originally in the AutoCAD
> format which are composed of hundreds of 2D polygons in 3D space.
> Is there any tool that can "generalize" 3D data?
> I found that GRASS GIS offers line generalization:
> but found nothing regarding 3D generalization.
> My feeling is that 'GIS technology' is just not there yet. There's just
> no implemented algorithms to generalize complex 3D to less complex 3D
> data. Am I right?
> Since my team is heavily using FOSS4G, we're looking for a solution (if
> any) that would ideally be 100% FOSS4G.
> Thanks for any feedback,
I'd check out OSSIM.
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