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. 28, No. 1, January

Cognitive and Usability Issues in Geovisualization
Introduction The previous papers in this issue of CaGIS propose research questions concerning representation, database--geocomputation--visualization links, and interface design that, once answered satisfactorily, promise a host of new methods for...
Geospatial Information Visualization User Interface Issues
Introduction "What makes a technology interactive? Is radio interactive? Television? What about books, lectures, conference sessions? Is interactive multimedia really interactive? A TECHNOLOGY is not in itself interactive-- it is the INTERFACE we...
Representation and Its Relationship with Cartographic Visualization
Introduction Graphical presentation of information has a long history, and some of the earliest extant graphical presentations were maps. Cartography has had, and continues to have, an important role to play in the graphical presentation of geospatial...
Research Challenges in Geovisualization
Overview Human vision and domain expertise are powerful tools that (together with computational tools) make it possible to turn large heterogeneous data volumes into information (interpreted data) and, subsequently, into knowledge (understanding...
The Integration of Geographic Visualization with Knowledge Discovery in Databases and Geocomputation
Introduction This paper addresses the use of visualization within exploratory analysis, and data mining and geocomputation, with the overall focus directed to the task of knowledge construction. It represents one component of the broader International...