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Rapid algorithm of raster map projection transformation
Author(s): Qi Zhao; Miyi Duan; Chang Yin; Changgui Qin
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Paper Abstract

Because of rapidness and easy to update, raster map is important in GIS and digital mapping. In many circumstances, the projection that users demand is not according with the original projection of the raster map, thus the projection transformation of raster map is necessary, Raster map projection transformation, which is essentially image transformation, involves transformation among four coordinate systems: original image coordinate system, original projection coordinate system, new projection coordinate system, new image coordinate system. In this paper, compared with the vast computation and the slow speed of traditional transform method, a rapid algorithm of raster map projection transformation based on dual transformation is researched. In this algorithm, first of all, transform rectangle control grid strictly according to the formula of projection transformation; and then, aiming at each rectangle, using the four corners to construct dual linear transformation polynomial between rectangle image and corresponding quadrilateral image in original raster map; finally, the direct transformation between image coordinates of two maps is realized. The experiment has proved that this algorithm not only satisfies precision demand, but also greatly improves transformation speed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 July 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4875, Second International Conference on Image and Graphics, (31 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.477135
Show Author Affiliations
Qi Zhao, Beijing Graphics Research Institute (China)
Miyi Duan, Beijing Graphics Research Institute (China)
Chang Yin, Beijing Graphics Research Institute (China)
Changgui Qin, Beijing Graphics Research Institute (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4875:
Second International Conference on Image and Graphics

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