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Displacement operator on a point set Summary of generalisation operators. 1 summarises the different generalisation operators according to their abilities for reducing the level of detail in the map and explicitly resolving graphical conflicts. Tab. 1. Summary of generalisation operators Operator Global Selection Local Selection Simplification Aggregation Typification Displacement Reduces level of detail Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Resolves graphical conflicts No Yes No No Yes Yes Strategies for generalisation Generalisation is usually decomposed into two sequential stages of processing: model generalisation and (carto)graphical generalisation.
7. Transformation x x Conformal Uniform scaling Angles and relative lengths preserved Parallel lines preserved Translation x Parallel lines preserved Affine Shearing Scaling Projective Fig. 7. Distortions of the grid expressed as transformations. 6a) can essentially be seen as a partitioning of the space of possible transformations according to the severity with which different transformations degrade the preservation of angles. The interesting point, for the generalistion process, gained from these observations is that they present a view of generalisation from the perspective of generalizing the properties of the space itself rather than generalizing the spatial arrangements of feature within the space.