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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95
Addresses the fundamental principles of visual perception and map symbolism and critically examines the assumptions behind the theories of psychophysical testing and cartographic communication. This revised and expanded edition includes new sections on the relationship between cartography and art, and the distinction between knowledge and skill. more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00
This book explains the basic principles of terrain modeling, such as contour lines, landforms, and earth mass determination, and introduces the topics of slope stabilization, rainwater management, and terrain modeling for streets and parking spaces. The second edition also includes digital technologies such as landscapingSMART, DGM, and... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
At the turn of the sixteenth century, princes and navigators presided over a geographical revolution that fundamentally altered the way people viewed the world. Geography underwent a change in scale, and perceptions shifted from the Mediterranean - hitherto privileged as a universal centre surrounded by an unknown periphery - to the Oceanic. This... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Elements of Spatial Data Quality outlines the need and suggests potential categories for the content of a comprehensive statement of data quality that must be imbedded in the metadata that accompanies the transfer of a digital spatial data file or is available in a separate metadata catalog. Members of the International Cartographic Association's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography , published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines geographical generalization and examines the nature and function of generalized statements, ranging from conceptual... more...
- Packt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. This How-to guide offers techniques and skills through recipes. The guide is packed with step-by-step instructions for anyone who wants to learn to design and deploy interactive maps to their applicationThis book is a perfect fit for developers... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
The first general history of Korea as seen through maps, Korea: A Cartographic History provides a beautifully illustrated introduction to how Korea was and is represented cartographically. John Rennie Short, one of today?s most prolific and well-respected geographers, encapsulates six hundred years of maps made by Koreans and non-Koreans alike.... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
With GIS technologies ranging from Google Maps and Google Earth to the use of smart phones and in-car navigation systems, spatial knowledge is often acquired and communicated through geographic information technologies. This monograph describes the interplay between spatial cognition research and use of spatial interfaces. It begins by reviewing what... more...