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Mathematical geography. Cartography

  • Understanding Mapsby J. S. Keates

    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...

  • Kartographie und GISby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 24.56

    Die Themen Kartographie und GIS (Geographische Informationssysteme) werden in der Einführungsliteratur in aller Regel getrennt behandelt, in der Ausbildungspraxis jedoch meist in einem Kurs zusammengefasst. Diese neuartige Einführung wird erstmals den Anforderungen des Studiums gerecht: Sie entspricht in ihrem Aufbau dem Grundkurs Kartographie und... more...

  • Map Data Processingby Herbert Freeman; Goffredo G. Pieroni

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Map Data Processing is a collection of papers from a NATO study on the same subject. This collection deals with the exchange of ideas and setting directions in research, particularly in pattern-recognition-, image-processing-, and computer-related issues. The papers discuss the usefulness of computer systems in geographical data processing, as well... more...

  • Geländemodellierungby Peter Petschek; Peter Walker

    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 3D machine... more...

  • Geographical Information Systems and Computer Cartographyby Chris B. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    A concise text presenting the fundamental concepts in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), emphasising an understanding of techniques in management, analysis and graphic display of spatial information. Divided into five parts - the first part reviews the development and application of GIS, followed by a summary of the characteristics and representation... more...

  • The AGI Source Book For GISby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95

    This sourcebook comprises a series of short papers on topical issues and applications of GIS, as well as directories listing useful information on geographic information in the UK. A wide range of expertise drawn from the GI community in the UK, including the Automobile Association, the Ordnance Survey, local authorities, software vendors and consultants,... more...

  • Web Cartographyby Jan-Menno Kraak; Allan Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Maps and atlases are created as soon as information on our geography has been clarified. They are used to find directions or to get insight into spatial relations. They are produced and used both on paper as well as on-screen. The Web is the new medium for spreading and using maps. This book explains the benefits of this medium from the perspective... more...

  • GISby David R. Green

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    In a relatively short time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have spread from being primarily a research tool to higher and subsequently secondary education, and from the researcher to the user. GIS: A Sourcebook for Schools is an easily accessible guide to GIS at an elementary level and provides sufficient background in GIS to ensure a comprehensive... more...

  • Mapping the Renaissance Worldby Frank Lestringant; Stephen Greenblatt

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    This book focuses on the work of the great sixteenth-century traveller and map-maker Andre Thevat and explores the interrelations between representation and power in the age of discovery. more...