Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Processing/lag


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Jul 23, 2012 3:40:05 PM (7 years ago)
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    1 = LAG - LiDAR Analysis GUI
     1= LAG - LiDAR Analysis GUI ==
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    3 LiDAR Analysis GUI (LAG) is a tool for visualisation, inspection and classification of LiDAR point clouds.
     3LiDAR Analysis GUI (LAG) is a tool for visualisation, inspection and classification of LiDAR point clouds. It currently supports LAS and ASCII file formats.
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     5[[Image(lag3.png,align=center)]]
     6{{{
     7#!div style="font-size: 80%; text-align: center"
     8Lag 2D overview.
     9}}}
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     11LAG has initially been created for Airborne Research and Survey Facility - Data analysis Node at Plymouth Marine Laboratory as a tool to help with processing big volumes of LiDAR data. As the project has grown we decided to realease it to the public as the open source software.
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     13For more details about LiDAR processing at ARSF please visit this link:
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     16== Features ==
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    7 LAG has initially been created for Airborne Research and Survey Facility - Data analysis Node at Plymouth Marine Laboratory as a tool to help with processing big volumes of LiDAR data.
     18* Two perspectives for visualising points: top-down and profile (from the side)
     19* Support for ASCII and LAS files
     20* Support for UTM and latlong projections with an option to convert between the two
     21* Filtering of points by various criteria
     22* Points classification
     23* Detailed information for selected points
     24* Several visualisation options based on different attributes: height, classification, intensity
     25* Support for multiple flightlines (each file is a separate flightline)
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     27[[Image(lag4.png,align=center)]]
     28{{{
     29#!div style="font-size: 80%; text-align: center"
     30Profile view with points coloured by height and shaded by intensity.
     31}}}
     32
     33== Installation ==
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     35LAG currently only runs on linux but windows version is in the works. To use lag please download the source code and follow the instruction in the README.
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     37You'll also need laslib.
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     39
     40== Documentation ==
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     42For a brief user's guide please see out wiki at:
     43http://arsf-dan.nerc.ac.uk/trac/wiki/Processing/laguserguide
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     45If you're a developer and would like to contribute to the project or are just interested in the internal design of LAG please see LAG developers FAQ at:
     46http://arsf-dan.nerc.ac.uk/trac/wiki/Processing/lagdevelopersfaq
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     48== Support and Contact ==
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     50The LAG is provided as is and we don't provide any additional support for its users. If you'd like to contribute or have some specific questions about the code please contact one of the developers. If you'd like to know more about LiDAR processing at ARSF please contact arsf-processing@pml.co.uk.