Skip to main content

GeoAnalytics

Discussion Board for collaboration regarding Qlik GeoAnalytics.

Announcements
CUSTOMERS ONLY: Now accepting customer applications for the 2023 Luminary Program: SUBMIT NOW
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
shaybitton
Partner - Contributor III
Partner - Contributor III

Misleading calculation due to unaccurate routing layer

Hi,

We are using the closest method in QGA in order to calculate the distance\time(minutes) between 2 coordinates through the cloest route.

On some points, the output isn't correct, since the route go through a straight line instead going as shown in the map.

Please see the expected red line.

@Patric_Nordstrom 

 

Thanks in advance,

Shay55.png

55.png

66.png

1 Solution

Accepted Solutions
Patric_Nordstrom
Employee
Employee

The distance is correct, the returned line is just a low resolution version of the route. 

View solution in original post

3 Replies
Patric_Nordstrom
Employee
Employee

The returned geometry for the route is simplified, to allow for quick rendering and save bandwidth in the response. 

The line is not an exact replica of the calculated route which the distance is based on.

Just like the "Routes" operation "Closest" returns a "low resolution route line".

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/geoanalytics/Subsystems/GeoConnector/Content/connector/connector-geoanal...

Thanks,

Patric

shaybitton
Partner - Contributor III
Partner - Contributor III
Author

Thank for the quick response,

But does the calculated distance is accurate? 

 

Shay

Patric_Nordstrom
Employee
Employee

The distance is correct, the returned line is just a low resolution version of the route.