“Interactive rubber-sheeting using dynamic triangulation” by Wu, Levin and Wade

  • ©Xiaqing Wu, Eugene Levin, and Geoff Wade

  • ©Xiaqing Wu, Eugene Levin, and Geoff Wade




    Interactive rubber-sheeting using dynamic triangulation



    We present a new rubber-sheeting algorithm that is easy to use, computationally efficient, and able to generate accurate and high quality results (Figure 1) 1. The need of such a rubber-sheeting method arises naturally in the GIS industry, as more and more companies start to provide web-based GIS services for general users.


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    2. White, M. S., and Griffin, P. 1985. Piecewise linear rubber-sheet map transformation. The American Cartographer 12, 2, 123–131.
    3. Wu, X., and Johnstone, J. K. 2006. Delaunay-based polygon morphing across a change in topology. In Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA), LNCS, Springer-Verlag.

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