Closing Gaps of Discontinuous Lines: A New Criterion for Choosing the Best Prolongation

  • Eugene Bodansky
  • Alexander Gribov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2423)


Polylines that are or should be continuous can have gaps in them, either because of scanning or digital processing or because they are depicted with discontinuous symbology like dots or dashes. This paper presents a new criterion for finding the most likely prolongation of discontinuous polylines.


Source Line Deviation Angle Digital Processing Discontinuous Line Environmental System Research Institute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene Bodansky
    • 1
  • Alexander Gribov
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental System Research Institute (ESRI), Inc.RedlandsUSA

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