Ramer-Douglas-Peucker algorithm

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Named after Urs Ramer, David Douglas and Thomas Peucker.

Proper noun[edit]

the Douglas-Peucker algorithm

  1. (computing theory) An algorithm that examines a curve composed of line segments (i.e. a polyline) and attempts to find a similar curve with fewer points.