Volume XL-2/W1
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-2/W1, 75-80, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-2-W1-75-2013
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Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-2/W1, 75-80, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-2-W1-75-2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  13 May 2013

13 May 2013

GENERAL ANALYZING AND RESEARCH ON UNCERTAINTY OF MULTI-SCALE REPRESENTATION FOR STREET-BLOCK SETTLEMENT

F. Xu, J. Niu, Z. Chi, and W. Xie F. Xu et al.
  • School of Urban and Environmental Science, Xinyang Normal University, 237 Chang'an Road, Xinyang, China

Keywords: Street-block Settlement, Multi-scale Representation, Uncertainty, Scaling transfer, Evaluation methods

Abstract. Analyzing and evaluating the reliability of multi-scale representation of spatial data are already becoming an important issue of the current digital cartography and GIS. Settlement place is the main content of maps. For this reason, studying on the uncertainty of multi-scale representation of settlement place is one of important contents of the uncertainty of multi-scale representation of spatial data. In this paper, uncertainty of multi-scale representation of street-block settlement was get comprehensive analysis and system research. This paper holds that map generalization is the essential cause leading to uncertainty of multi-scale representation of streetblock settlement. First, it is explored of essence and types of uncertainty on multi-scale representation of street-block settlement, and it divides these uncertainties into four large classes and seven subclasses. Second, among all kinds of uncertainties of multi-scale representation of street-block settlement, this paper mainly studies the uncertainty of settlement of street-block symbolic representation, and establishes the evaluation content and evaluation indexes and computing method of uncertainty of street-block and street network generalization and building generalization. The result can use for evaluating the good and bad of scale transfer methods and the uncertainty of products of multi-scale representation of street-block settlement.