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Terrain representation theory, including interpolating contours

See also ODETLAP

2012

  • Christopher Stuetzle and W. Randolph Franklin. Representation of terrain data by drilling process. In 2012 AutoCarto International Symposium on Automated Cartography. Columbus OH, 16–18 Sep 2012. abstract.
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  • Christopher Stuetzle and W. Randolph Franklin. Representing terrain with mathematical operators. In 15th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling. Bonn, Germany, 22–24 Aug 2012.
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2011

  • Christopher Stuetzle, Barbara Cutler, Zhongxian Chen, W. Randolph Franklin, Mehrad Kamalzare, and Thomas Zimmie. Ph.d. showcase: measuring terrain distances through extracted channel networks. In 19th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2011). Chicago USA, 1–4 Nov 2011.
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2010

  • W. Randolph Franklin. Towards a mathematics of terrain. In 20th Annual Fall Workshop on Computational Geometry (FWCG 2010). Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA, 29–30 Oct 2010. (extended abstract and talk).
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  • Zhongyi Xie, W. Randolph Franklin, and Dan Tracy. Slope preserving lossy terrain compression. In 18th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2010). San Jose, CA, USA, 2–5 Nov 2010. (PhD Dissertation Showcase).
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2009

  • W. Randolph Franklin. Final report – Geologically correct terrain data structures and radar siting, HM1582-05-2-0002. \url https://wrf.ecse.rpi.edu/wiki/GeoStar/2009-02-final/ (password supplied on request), March 2009.
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2008

  • Christopher Stuetzle, W. Randolph Franklin, Barbara Cutler, Jonathan Muckell, Marcus Andrade, Jared Stookey, Metin Inanc, and Zhongyi Xie. Evaluating hydrology preservation of simplified terrain representations. In Walid G. Aref and others, editors, 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2008). Irvine CA, 5–7 Nov 2008. (PhD student poster and fast forward presentation). URL: http://acmgis08.cs.umn.edu/.
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  • Zhongyi Xie, Marcus A. Andrade, W Randolph Franklin, Barbara Cutler, Metin Inanc, Jonathan Muckell, and Daniel M. Tracy. Progressive transmission of lossily compressed terrain. In CLEI 2008 Conferencia Latinoamericana de Informática. Santa Fe, Argentina, 8–12 Sep 2008.
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  • W. Randolph Franklin, Daniel M. Tracy, Marcus Andrade, Jonathan Muckell, Metin Inanc, Zhongyi Xie, and Barbara Cutler. Slope accuracy and path planning on compressed terrain. In Symposium on Spatial Data Handling. Montpellier FR, June 2008.
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2006

  • Metin Inanc and W Randolph Franklin. Terrain representation using tessellation of irregular planar tiles (extended abstract). In 16th Fall Workshop on Computational Geometry. Smith College, Northampton MA, 10-11 Nov 2006.
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  • Caroline Westort and W. Randolph Franklin. Alternative sculpting hypotheses for terrain data compression. In Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6313 Advanced Architectures, and Implementations XVI. San Diego CA, 15-16 August 2006. International Society for Optical Engineering. 6313-16, Session 4.
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  • W. Randolph Franklin and Metin Inanc. Compressing terrain datasets using segmentation. In Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6313 Advanced Architectures, and Implementations XVI. San Diego CA, 15-16 August 2006. International Society for Optical Engineering. 6313-17, Session 4.
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  • W. Randolph Franklin, Metin Inanc, and Zhongyi Xie. Two novel surface representation techniques. In Autocarto 2006. Vancouver Washington, 25-28 June 2006. Cartography and Geographic Information Society.
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2005

  • Michael B. Gousie and Wm. Randolph Franklin. Augmenting grid-based contours to improve thin plate dem generation. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 71(1):69–79, 2005.
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2003

  • Michael Gousie and W. Randolph Franklin. Constructing a DEM from grid-based data by computing intermediate contours. In Erik Hoel and Phillippe Rigaux, editors, GIS 2003: Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, 71–77. New Orleans, 2003.
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1999

  • W. Randolph Franklin and Michael Gousie. Terrain elevation data structure operations. In C. Peter Keller, editor, Proceedings of the 19th International Cartographic Association Conference, 1011–1020. Ottawa, August 1999. URL: https://wrf.ecse.rpi.edu/wiki/Research/ica99/.
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1998

  • Michael Gousie and W. Randolph Franklin. Converting elevation contours to a grid. In Eighth International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, 647–656. Vancouver BC Canada, July 1998. Dept of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada.
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