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Geospatial Analytics - Identify a Network of Cities to Cover the US - 02/05/2018 02:15 EDT

Imagine you are covering the United States with cell phone towers. Each tower has a range of 100 miles. The goal of this project is to identify where you will put each tower, trying to cover the country with as few towers as possible.

In other words, we want to identify the fewest number of United States cities that will cover the continental United States (when each are given a radius of 100 miles). This may not straightforward right away - I suggest you refer to either the attached screenshot or Google doc for a visual:

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We are basically creating a mesh of geospatial coordinates within 100 miles of each other to envelope the continental United States, For each coordinate, we are looking for a city name, state, and latitude and longitude information.

For example:

New York, NY, 40.6974881,-73.979681

Philadelphia, PA, 40.1937313,-75.0102984

Atlantic City, NJ, 39.3766056,-74.4879281

Cites may overlap - but the goal is to identify the fewest number of cities as possible - so overlapping is not preferred.

In order to be considered for this project you must demonstrate a working understanding of the problem as defined above. Please provide a summary of your approach, including tools you will use, how you will verify your work, etc...

Znanja: Kartografija in zemljevidi, Podatkovna znanost, Geoprostori, Matematika

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O delodajalcu:
( 8 mnenja ) Sparta, United States

ID projekta: #16858082

22 freelancerjev ponuja v povprečju za $1058 na tem delu

xtxskif

Hello! I graduated from AGH (Poland) and IFNTUOG (Ukraine). I have master degree in GIS and Cartography. I can help you. I use QGIS/ArcGIS/MapInfo, etc. Best Regards Michael

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ifriends710

Hello. I am a GIS(Geographical Information System) expert and Web&Mobile(iOS&Android) developer. Since 10 years before I have been developing GIS applications. I graduated GIS special education course and I have r Več

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JNowakowska

Since we're not talking about any SRTM related analysis, I'd basically use ArcGIS with its service area tool + probably some raster analysis tools. I'm an experienced GIS specialist and have recently done similar locat Več

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dstepanenko

Hello, I'm c++ developer with 6+ years of experience and mathematician with a number of publications. Also I'm participant and problem writer of many algorithm competitions (Topcoder, ACM ICPC, etc). Here are m Več

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andojulius

hi dear hiring manager i'm a mining engineer and i would like to work on your project ,here is a few approach that i 'll perform Generates a set of sample points based on inclusion probabilities, resulting in a s Več

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hireonweb

I have a team of 10 people and all Ph.D. holders in Engineering, Computer Science, Humanities like Sociology, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Project Management, Information Technology etc. I offer course work help o Več

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rubencglobe

Hello, I would like to offer you my help. I work with QGIS and I think I know a way to solve your problem. I will create a raster that will divide the map into several regions, each with 100 mile distance. Then I will Več

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rachidlhissou

By using a multiple spatial analysis tools, I can extract for each point of mesh the city name, state, and latitude and longitude information as required but also I’ll try to extract the distance (city-Mesh point) to a Več

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khanjzthanjzt

Greetings, We have read the project descriptiona and checking the doc file now. in description it is quite easy to understand the project. Having more than 3 years experience in such projects. Allow me to complete you Več

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gogora

Hi Ten years ago I was working on project to cover a region of Georgia with cell towers. This region has mountainous, rural, suburban and urbanized areas. If you really want to do this for cell towers there are ten Več

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faticab

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williams115

Hi, Thanks you for your this job posting. I am an expert of Algorithm/Mathematics and senior software developer, so I am interested in and confident to do this project. I hope we discuss everything related on the pr Več

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dimitrije94bn

Hello, I saw the example on link that you posted.I am using ArcGis,to be honest i haven done something similar, [login to view URL] i am fast learner,cooperative and open for suggestions.I did some other projects in ArcGis, you c Več

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enamovic

Hi. Here is a GIS programmer with math background (university teacher for 10 yrs). Last 15 yrs I did lot of projects in academy and industry fields solving problems very similar to yours (including placing BTS towers Več

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bs1658bs1658

I have prior experience with working on geo-coded data using both R and Tableau. Here's a short description of a project involving Geo Spatial Analysis with one of my top Fortune 50 Clients - Developed a decision-b Več

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leninbarath

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handikurn

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chrisjmartin

Recently-certified Microsoft data scientist who is ready to tackle your geospatial project. Your project will be my top priority.

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