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- 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 explored.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The last fifty years have witnessed the growing pervasiveness of the figure of the map in critical, theoretical, and fictional discourse. References to mapping and cartography are endemic in poststructuralist theory, and, similarly, geographically and culturally diverse authors of twentieth-century fiction seem fixated upon mapping. While the map... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 251.00 US$ 217.53
This series in three volumes considers maps as constructions resulting from a number of successive transformations and stages integrated in a logical reasoning and an order of choices. Volume 2 focuses on the impact of the quantitative revolution, partially related to the advent of the computer age, on thematic cartography. 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...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 39.26
Das Buch erläutert Grundlagen wie Höhenlinien, Geländeformen, Erdmassenberechnung und führt in die Themen Hangsicherung, Regenwassermanagement sowie Geländemodellierung von Straßen und Parkplätzen ein. In der zweiten Auflage kommen digitale Technologien wie landscapingSMART, DGM und 3D-Maschinensteuerung hinzu. Praxisbeispiele und ein... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This report, produced between 1984 and 1987 in a bilingual edition (English and French), provides a wealth of information on a wide variety of cartographic applications which are being developed to make effective use of new data that is now being collected by Earth observation satellites. At a time when natural resource development and environmental... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Making maps dates back at least four thousand years and it is widely recognised that many maps are of great historical value and present a skilled method of summarising the real world on a sheet of paper. Less well known is the judgement involved in the selection and simplification of features, the complex transformation of space and the exacting standards... more...