[R] Creating a polygon from an unordered set of points
pitiur at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 19:50:00 CEST 2012
I have the contour of the shoreline of a lake. I have measured data points
away from the lake shore signifying a particular depth. The data is not
ordered as a polygon and hence trying to draw it creates a series of lines
all over the place. I would like to turn the points into a ordered set that
results in a smooth polygon.
I have tried a "nearest point" approach. An example is shown here:
I've tried a closest perpendicular distance to the shoreline polygon
elements approach. But it's worse.
Does anyone have an approach that might work?
Thank you a priori.
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