Convert Between Spatial Objects and Well-Known Binary Geometry

Utility functions to convert between the 'Spatial' classes specified by the package 'sp', and the well-known binary '(WKB)' representation for geometry specified by the 'Open Geospatial Consortium'. Supports 'Spatial' objects of class 'SpatialPoints', 'SpatialPointsDataFrame', 'SpatialLines', 'SpatialLinesDataFrame', 'SpatialPolygons', and 'SpatialPolygonsDataFrame'. Supports 'WKB' geometry types 'Point', 'LineString', 'Polygon', 'MultiPoint', 'MultiLineString', and 'MultiPolygon'. Includes extensions to enable creation of maps with 'TIBCO Spotfire'.


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0.4-0 by Ian Cook, a year ago

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Authors: TIBCO Software Inc.

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Analysis of Spatial Data

BSD_3_clause + file LICENSE license

Imports sp

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