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. 31, No. 1, January

Building and Road Generalization with the CHANGE Generalization Software Using Turkish Topographic Base Map Data
Introduction Computer technology has been widely used in cartography since the 1970s. In generalization, however, which is one of the major topics of cartography, there is still no adequate solution in a scientific and/or practical sense. New technologies...
Extracting and Visualizing Individual Space-Time Paths: An Integration of GIS and KDD in Transport Demand Modeling
Introduction In large urban centers, transport demand modeling has become a major scientific and social issue in order to facilitate road network planning, reduce traffic congestion and air pollution, and assess the impact of policies. This research...
Geographic Data for Academic Research: Assessing Access Policies
Introduction Data availability is a key issue affecting the collective well-being of society. Data and information are the raw materials for the production of useful knowledge. The possibilities for discovering new insights about the natural world,...
Historical Atlas of Central Europe
Historical Atlas of Central Europe by Paul Robert Magocsi. The Washington University Press. 2002. ISBN 0-295-98146-6; paper 274pp. $45. ISBN 0-295-98146-6. 288p. Hardcover $75. Paul Robert Magocsi's 2002 Historical Atlas of Central Europe is a revised...
Internet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless Networks
Internet GIS: Distributed Geographic Information Services for the Internet and Wireless Networks by Zhong-Ren Peng and Ming-Hsiang Tsu. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2003, 679 pp., $90.00. ISBN 0-471-35923-8. The Internet and World Wide Web (www)...
The Icon Imagemap Technique for Multivariate Geospatial Data Visualization: Approach and Software System
Introduction Scientific visualization, or more generally data visualization, is the process of creating representations to analyze computational or measured data. Typically the visualization process results in an image, animation, or interactive...
The World through Maps: A History of Cartography
The World Through Maps: A History of Cartography by John Rennie Short. Firefly Books. 2003. ISBN 1-55297-811-7. 224p. Hardcover $40. This beautifully crafted book contains approximately 160 maps from ancient to present times that portray how humans...