Cartography and Geographic Information Science

A scholarly journal devoted to extending cartographic methodology. Publishes original research papers on traditional cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and other digital mapping technologies. Content also includes technical notes, bibliogr

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 2, April

Conceptualizing Space and Time: A Classification of Geographic Movement
Movement and Geography Geographic explanation revolves around the spatial property of the phenomenon under investigation as space is an inherent feature in geography. Space is also naturally linked with time; the two are subjective and necessary...
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Representation and Manipulation of Moving Points: An Extended Data Model for Location Estimation
Introduction Geographic information--commonly represented by points, lines, and polygons and their locations--is generally stored on proprietary GIS systems. These systems are, however, less effective than traditional Database Management Systems...
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Spatio-Temporal Interpolation and Fuzzy Logic for GIS Simulation of Rural-to-Urban Transition
Introduction In current GIS raster databases, data are stored in a series of snapshot layers associated with particular instants in time. As a result, information about the change that has occurred in the interval between two consecutive snapshots...
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The Use of GIS for the Visual Exploration of Archaeological Spatio-Temporal Data
Introduction Treatment of the temporal component is a relatively new issue within the fields of cartography and geographic information systems (GIS). For archaeologists, however, straggling with time is traditionally a routine task and, although...
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"Time Travel" Visualization in a Dynamic Voronoi Data Structure
Introduction The snapshot approach of current geographic information systems, where independent coverages are generated for each time step, cannot easily maintain the incremental changes of cartographic data evolving in space and time. The limitations...
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Visualization of Relationships between Spatial Patterns in Time by Cartographic Animation
Introduction Because our world is dynamic, many users of geographic information are interested in spatial dynamics, or changes that occur over time in the locational and attribute components of geographic data. The interest may stem from a wish...
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