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. 34, No. 4, October

Augmentation of Indoor Positioning Systems with a Barometric Pressure Sensor for Direct Altitude Determination in a Multi-Storey Building
Introduction In recent years, new technologies and methods for positioning in indoor environments have been developed. Useable geo-location techniques include cellular phone positioning, the use of WiFi or WLAN (wireless local area networks), UWB...
From the CaGIS Editor
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] I wanted to take a moment at the end of my first full year as editor to thank all those who have helped me navigate these new waters. Let me offer apologies upfront for anyone I may leave out and assure you it is not intentional,...
Mobile Positioning in Space-Time Behaviour Studies: Social Positioning Method Experiments in Estonia
Introduction During the last few decades, geographers have evolved different methods to gather and analyze the space-time movement data of society and individuals. Analyses of movement patterns of persons and social groups are important in geography...
Place-Tagged Podcasts with Synchronized Maps on Mobile Media Players
Introduction Mobile music players are becoming increasingly popular, and many people are carrying with them a large amount of digital music content in small-sized digital audio devices. The mobile music players are also often used for listening...
Towards Ubiquitous Cartography
Introduction Maps can now be created and used by any individual with modest computing skills, from virtually any location on the Earth's surface, and for almost any purpose. The ubiquitous nature of what is, essentially, one-off cartography is indeed...
User Aspects of Adaptive Visualization for Mobile Maps
Introduction Every map is a presentation of aspects of its time, not only trends in the arts and scientific thinking but also the available technology. However, whatever the period, the central question in map reading has always been how the map...
Wireless Campus LBS: A Test Bed for WiFi Positioning and Location Based Services
Introduction In recent years, cartography and GIS have been more and more involved in the use of spatial database technology. Whereas in the past, GIS technology used to be file based or was using databases only for non-geometric data, general DMBS...