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  • Mr Selden's Map of Chinaby Timothy Brook

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 25.31

    In 1659, a vast and unusual map of China arrived in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. It was bequeathed by John Selden, a London business lawyer, political activist, former convict, MP and the city's first Orientalist scholar. Largely ignored, it remained in the bowels of the library, until called up by an inquisitive reader. When Timothy Brook saw it... 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...

  • Survey of Palestine Under the British Mandate, 1920-1948by Dov Gavish

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book is a historical study of the survey and mapping system of Palestine under the British Mandate. It traces the background and the reasoning behind the establishment of the survey programme, examines the foundations upon which the system was based, and strives to understand the motivation of those who implemented it. This study shows that the... more...

  • Algorithmic Foundation of Multi-Scale Spatial Representationby Zhilin Li

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 146.95

    With the widespread use of GIS, multi-scale representation has become an important issue in the realm of spatial data handling. However, no book to date has systematically tackled the different aspects of this discipline. Emphasizing map generalization, Algorithmic Foundation of Multi-Scale Spatial Representation addresses the mathematical basis of... more...

  • Cybercartographyby D.R.F. Taylor; Tracey Lauriault

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 235.00

    For generations, the map has been central to how societies function all over the world. Cybercartography is a new paradigm for maps and mapping in the information era. Defined as ?the organization, presentation, analysis and communication of spatially referenced information on a wide variety of topics of interest to society, cybercartography is presented... more...

  • Generalisation of Geographic Informationby William A. Mackaness; Anne Ruas; L. Tiina Sarjakoski

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 215.00

    Theoretical and Applied Solutions in Multi Scale Mapping Users have come to expect instant access to up-to-date geographical information, with global coverage--presented at widely varying levels of detail, as digital and paper products; customisable data that can readily combined with other geographic information. These requirements present an immense... more...

  • Maps and the Internetby M.P. Peterson

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 180.00

    This book examines a new trend affecting cartography and geographic information science. Presenting the work of over 30 authors from 16 different countries, the book provides an overview of current research in the new area of Internet Cartography. Chapters deal with the growth of this form of map distribution, uses in education, privacy issues, and... more...

  • Beginning MapServerby Bil Kropla

    Springer 2005; US$ 31.49

    A comprehensive introduction to MapServer, an Open Source geographic information systems (GIS) development platform used for integrating mapping technology into Internet applications. more...

  • Policy Issues in Modern Cartographyby D.R.F. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 190.00

    Policy Issues in Modern Cartography contains the views of national mapping agencies, legal scholars, the library community, the private sector and academia on these and many other important issues. The book begins with perspectives from national mapping agencies in Britain, Canada and the United States followed by a survey of the situation in Asia.... more...

  • Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Databy Russell G. Congalton; Kass Green

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95

    Accuracy assessment of maps derived from remotely sensed data has continued to grow since the first edition of this groundbreaking book. As a result, the much-anticipated new edition is significantly expanded and enhanced to reflect growth in the field. The new edition features three new chapters, including: Fuzzy accuracy assessment ... more...