[OSM-dev] Determining if two linestrings are "similar"
ppawel at fastmail.fm
Mon Jan 7 11:10:07 GMT 2013
Thanks for the links, I will take a look.
I've done some performance testing and all three (ST_Buffer,
ST_SnapToGrid, ST_Distance "minimax") solutions incur a significant
performance penalty with the massive amount of data that OWL needs to
Without this heuristic I get 20-25k changesets / hour.
With this heuristic I get 5-10k changesets / hour (depending on the
Right now I employ a simple bounding box + linestring length heuristic
which has pretty much no performance penalty and work for > 99% of
cases. I still need to find some good test cases to check if I don't
omit some important changes but for now it works.
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