[Geowanking] Open-source least squares network solution?

Landon Blake lblake at ksninc.com
Mon Apr 23 12:43:13 PDT 2007

Trusting a surveyor is like trusting a pirate. Consider yourself
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The Sunburned Surveyor

-----Original Message-----
From: geowanking-bounces at lists.burri.to
[mailto:geowanking-bounces at lists.burri.to] On Behalf Of Paul Ramsey
Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 12:46 PM
To: geowanking at lists.burri.to
Subject: Re: [Geowanking] Open-source least squares network solution?

Flip, try this one, highly recommended to me by an actual surveyor.



Phillip C. Dibner wrote:
> Hello all.  I have been looking for some open source code that solves
> arbitrary survey network in 2D.  Least squares solution, with the 
> ability to weight points, would be ideal.  3D wouldn't hurt either,
> isn't necessary.
> I've been looking for a while, and found nothing that suits, or even 
> comes close.  Any pointers?  This isn't readily available through any
> the "well-known" packages like GeoTools, GRASS, PostGIS etc., is it?
> Thanks,
> Flip


   Paul Ramsey
   Refractions Research
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