How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and Design

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Guilford Press, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 513 pages
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This is an integration of cognitive and semiotic approaches to provide an understanding of maps and their applications for geographical visualization.

Exploring the question of spatial representation of different kinds, at multiple levels and from various approaches, the book provides a key insight into how maps work, which can then be applied for improved map design.

  

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About the author (2004)

Alan M. MacEachren is currently Professor of Geography and Director of the GeoVISTA Center at The Pennsylvania State University. In addition to researching cognitive and semiotic aspects of how maps work, he is active in the development of interactive systems for geographic visualization and in understanding and enabling group work with geospatial information and technologies. He is the author of Some Truth with Maps and coeditor of Visualization in Modern Cartography.

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