[GRASS-user] repair regularly compressed or stretched images

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Oct 26 14:13:09 EDT 2006

Otto Dassau wrote:

> I have hundreds of automatically scanned and manually geocoded maps and at first
> sight they fit perfectly at the borders where the 4 control points where set.
> But within they are sometimes compressed or stretched regularly. I mean it
> occurs only from east to west (column by column) following certain rules
> (north to south is fine). So I guess there was a scanner problem from the
> beginning.
> Now, I would like to compress and stretch all these maps again to fix the
> scanner problems somehow. Does anybody has an idea, if this is possible with
> GRASS? I am not keen to scan and geocode all images again, so maybe someone
> has solved a similar problem already or has a hint?

What is the nature of the distortion? If it's just a constant scale
factor, you can change a map's bounds with r.region. Otherwise, you
can use i.rectify.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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