[OSM-talk] NYPL / map-vectorizer - An open-source map vectorizer

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Tue Jan 7 13:35:21 UTC 2014

On Monday 06 January 2014, Maurizio Napolitano wrote:
> The lab of the New York Public Library created this software
> to automate and extract gis data from scanned maps
> http://www.gislounge.com/automating-extracting-gis-data-scanned-maps/

Note for vectorizing buildings there have also been several 
demonstrations based on potrace - which meanwhile features a GeoJSON 
backend that simplifies the process:


Christoph Hormann

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