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GIS Shapefile


Generates a networkx.DiGraph from point and line shapefiles.

“The Esri Shapefile or simply a shapefile is a popular geospatial vector data format for geographic information systems software. It is developed and regulated by Esri as a (mostly) open specification for data interoperability among Esri and other software products.” See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapefile for additional information.

read_shp(path[, simplify]) Generates a networkx.DiGraph from shapefiles.
write_shp(G, outdir) Writes a networkx.DiGraph to two shapefiles, edges and nodes.