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Line generalisation by repeated elimination of points (1993)
Journal Article
Visvalingam, M., & Whyatt, J. D. (1993). Line generalisation by repeated elimination of points. The Cartographic journal, 30(1), 46-51. https://doi.org/10.1179/000870493786962263

This paper presents a new approach to line generalisation which uses the concept of ‘effective area’ for progressive simplification of a line by point elimination. Two coastlines are used to compare the performance of this, with that of the widely us... Read More