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Should the global community not immediately embark on wide-ranging actions to narrow the greenhouse gas emissions gap, the chance of remaining on the least-cost path to keeping global temperature rise below 2AC this century will swiftly diminish and open the door to a host of challenges.
On applying viewshed analysis for determining least-cost paths on Digital Elevation Models.
The least-cost path is energy conservation and efficiency.
Using RAOM will provide developers with the fastest and least-cost path to developing a high-performance, easy-to-use integration between a content repository and Arbortext editing and publishing software.
The problem of finding the least-cost path from a source point to a destination point can be dealt with by routing across a continuous surface or routing along a discrete network.
Whitley and Hicks (2003) used this approach when making GIS-based estimates for likely routes of Native Americans through hilly terrain in northern Georgia using a terrain-sensitive, least-cost path analysis method pioneered by Warntz (1957).
Third, once the direction grid has been developed, computing the least-cost path for a prospect is a simple matter of traversing the direction grid.