[R] Preserving topology when simplifying Spatial Polygons

Marcus Schwemmle marcus.schwemmle at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 14:08:16 CEST 2014

Have you got any further with this? I have the same problem...

On Wednesday, 4 June 2014 22:17:20 UTC+2, Will Leahy wrote:
> I'm trying to simplify a group of adjacent polygons without gaps and line 
> overlaps forming between them. Ideally I'd like results similar to what 
> mapshaper produces. I've tried using gSimplify() (from rGEOS), 
> thinnedSpatialPoly() (from maptools), and dp() (from shapefiles) but 
> haven't been able to get good results. The first two have a 
> "topologyPreserve" argument but it only applies to single polygons. Are 
> there any other tools / methods for line simplification that I might try? 
> Thanks 
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