In last weeklyOSM (http://www.weeklyosm.eu/archives/10227) there was
a very interesting point:
"Arne Johannessen has published his diploma thesis (PDF) with the
title "Algorithms for automated generalization by combining polylines
in OpenStreetMap for specific special cases" and he also released the
corresponding Java source code."
As OSM is mature enough to start generalisation (more than
"selection" operator), maybe there is some place where such topics (in
OSM context) are discussed in English?
Also, maybe there are ideas to translate the thesis mentioned above
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