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GNU Gama
Geodetic network adjustment program

Gama is a program for the adjustment of geodetic networks. It is useful in measurements where Global Positioning System (GPS) is not available, such as underground. It features the ability to adjust in local Cartesian coordinates as well as partial support for adjustments in global coordinate systems.

Network adjustment in a local coordinate system and its functionality is represented by the program gama-local, which adjusts geodetic (free) networks of observed distances, directions, angles, height differences, 3D vectors and observed coordinates (coordinates with given variance-covariance matrix). Global coordinate network adjustment model is based on geocentric coordinate system (adjustment model on ellipsoid). Its functionality is represented by the program gama-g3.


GNU Gama manual

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Download version 1.18 (stable)
released on 16 August 2016

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GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins26 July 2010

Leaders and contributors

John Dedrum Contributor
Jan Pytel Maintainer
Mauri Vaisanen Contributor
Chuck Ghilani Contributor
Petr Doubrava Contributor
Claudio Fontana Contributor
Dan Haggman Contributor
Jiri Vesely Contributor
Ales Cepek Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support E-mail
Help Mailing List Info/Archive
Help Newsgroup gmane.comp.gnu.gama.announce
Bug Tracking Newsgroup gmane.comp.gnu.gama.bugs
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Bug Tracking E-mail

Software prerequisites

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 November 2016.


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