[HOT] ideas on creating a dedicated server for Philippine topomap rectification

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 07:43:25 GMT 2011


Agreed.  This is why I initially thought of relief map warper as a
good approach.  We can encourage other people to add more GCPs on any
topo sheets uploaded and hopefully grow the collection to other areas
in the country.

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com> wrote:
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> Le 19/02/2011 15:34, maning sambale a écrit :
>> He did mention it's OK for re-use.  Will dig up the link.
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 5:41 PM, Nick McWilliam
>> <nmcwilliam at mapaction.org> wrote:
>>> That's good to hear about Schuyler's script; you'd mentioned crowdsourcing
>>> the rectification process, so I guess automating it (at least to some
>>> degree) with the script would remove the need to crowdsource?
>>
>
>
> - From what I remember, Schuyler's script, though pretty smart, still made
> many mistakes. So it will certainly not remove the need to crowdsource.
> At least the control and correction process.
>
> It would likely require further adaptation to the specificities of the
> map collection.
>
> Regarding the grid, the 250k US DMA maps over the Philippines were
> surprisingly irregular, compared to Pakistan, for example. Probably to
> fit the complexity of the islands.
>
> This should be an interesting project.
>
> Jean-Guilhem
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