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  • Map Data Processingby Herbert Freeman; Goffredo G. Pieroni

    Elsevier Science 1980; 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...

  • Map Projectionsby Erik W. Grafarend; Friedrich W. Krumm

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Offers a review of map projections (sphere, ellipsoidal, rotational surfaces) and of the geodetic datum transformations, in the context of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). This book also includes the reviews of computer vision and remote sensing space projective mappings. more...

  • International Perspectives on Maps and the Internetby Michael P. Peterson

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    The Internet has redifined how maps are used. No longer restricted to paper, maps are now transmitted almost instantly and delivered to the user in a fraction of the time required to distribute maps on paper. They are viewed in a more timely fashion. Weather maps, for example, are updated continously throughout the day. Most importantly, maps on the... more...

  • Map-based Mobile Servicesby Liqui Meng; Alexander Zipf; Stephan Winter; Vasily Popovich

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Reports the research and technical achievements on the following theme blocks: Design of mobile map services and its constraints; Typology and usability of mobile map services; Visualization solutions on small displays for time-critical tasks; Mobile map users; Interaction and adaptation in mobile environments; and more. more...

  • Exploring Geovisualizationby J. Dykes; A.M. MacEachren; M.-J. Kraak

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 250.00

    Sophisticated interactive maps are increasingly used to explore information - guiding us through data landscapes to provide information and prompt insight and understanding. Geovisualization is an emerging domain that draws upon disciplines such as computer science, human-computer interaction design, cognitive sciences, graphical statistics, data visualization,... more...

  • Cartography and Artby William Cartwright; Georg Gartner; Antje Lehn

    Springer 2009; US$ 269.00

    Addresses the use of 'different' geo-communication tools that could allow for improved visualization of geography - by incorporating ART. This book helps to re-define how we can better visualise Space and Place, considering: Science, Technology and Art. more...

  • Mapping Different Geographiesby Karel Kriz; William Cartwright; Lorenz Hurni

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    To 'everyday consumers' of information who use contemporary communication devices the 'not-real' is experienced almost every time they turn on a television, watch a movie or access some information via the Web. They are instantly taken to another world, and they can explore another reality. Professional designers and cartographers use... more...

  • Preservation in Digital Cartographyby Markus Jobst

    Springer 2010; US$ 269.00

    The definition of cartographic heritage can be depicted by actual projects in modern cartography. A very basic structure of cartographic heritage is given by isolating map content, the development, preparation and creation of map content as well as map media and media carrier based issues. Therefore the topics within cartographic heritage span from... more...

  • Classics in Cartographyby Martin Dodge

    Wiley 2011; US$ 133.95

    Classics in Cartography provides an intellectually-driven reinterpretation of a selection of ten touchstone articles in the development of mapping scholarship over the last four decades. The ‘classics’ are drawn exclusively from the international peer-review journal Cartographica and are reprinted in full here. They are accompanied... more...

  • In the Memory of the Mapby Christopher Norment

    University of Iowa Press 2012; US$ 22.50

      Throughout his life, maps have been a source of imagination and wonder for Christopher Norment. Mesmerized by them since the age of eight or nine, he found himself courted and seduced by maps, which served functional and allegorical roles in showing him worlds that he might come to know and helping him understand worlds that he had already... more...