Modern Trends in Cartography: Selected Papers of CARTOCON 2014 by Jan BrusModern Trends in Cartography: Selected Papers of CARTOCON 2014 by Jan Brus

Modern Trends in Cartography: Selected Papers of CARTOCON 2014

byJan BrusEditorAlena Vondrakova, Vit Vozenilek

Hardcover | December 11, 2014

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The fast exchange of information and knowledge are the essential conditions for successful and effective research and practical applications in cartography. For successful research development, it is necessary to follow trends not only in this domain, but also try to adapt new trends and technologies from other areas. Trends in cartography are also quite often topics of many conferences which have the main aim to link research, education and application experts in cartography and GIS&T into one large platform. Such the right place for exchange and sharing of knowledge and skills was also the CARTOCON2014 conference, which took place in Olomouc, Czech Republic, in February 2014 and this book is a compilation of the best and most interesting contributions.

The book content consists of four parts. The first part New approaches in map and atlas making collects studies about innovative ways in map production and atlases compilation. Following part of the book Progress in web cartography brings examples and tools for web map presentation. The third part Advanced methods in map use includes achievement of eye-tracking research and users' issues. The final part Cartography in practice and research is a clear evidence that cartography and maps played the significant role in many geosciences and in many branches of the society. Each individual paper is original and has its place in cartography.
Title:Modern Trends in Cartography: Selected Papers of CARTOCON 2014Format:HardcoverDimensions:534 pagesPublished:December 11, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319079255

ISBN - 13:9783319079257

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Table of Contents

New approaches in map and atlas making.- Aspects of thematic atlas content compilation.- Mapping disorder: an exploratory study.- The Next Generation of Atlas User Interfaces - A User Study with "Digital Natives".- The State of Official Statistical Mapping in Switzerland (and other European Countries).- Online cartographic atlas products - learning from the past.- Non-technological aspects in atlas cartography.- The Evolution of Digital Cartographic Databases (State Topographic Maps) from the Beginnings to Cartography 2.0: the Hungarian Experience.- Creation of the accurate raster driven polygonal environment for the 3D surface models based on the LIDAR technology.- A Framework for Color Design for Digital Maps - On an Example of Noise Mapping.- Digital Aeronautical Charts: Survey of 64 Czech Air Force Pilots.- Comparison of standard- and proprietary-based approaches to detailed 3D city mapping.- Progress in web cartography.- Integrating User and Usability Research in Web-mapping application design.- Interlinking Opensource Geo-spatial Datasets For Optimal Utility in Ranking.- Exploring Class Discussions from a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Cartography.- Evaluating Mapping APIs.- Demography of Twitter Users in the City of London - An Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis Approach.- The Visualization Issues of Worldwide Map Portals.- Geovisualisation of unequal spatial distribution of online social network connections: a Hungarian example.- A Competitive Analysis of Web-based Water Level Visualization Tools.- Advanced methods in map use.- From a phenomena to its perception .. What is missing to represent and explore phenomena on GIS?.- Assessing cartographic products for visual usability.- Perception and recall of landmarks for personal navigation in nature at night versus day.- Exploring the influence of color distance and legend position on choropleth maps readability.- Physiological and cognitive aspects of sound maps for representing quantitative data and changes in data.- The user centered framework for visualisation of spatial data quality.- Comparing paper and digital topographic maps using eye tracking.- Three-dimensional visualization in Cartography: An eye-tracking study.- Generating cartographic representations of volunteered environmental noise data from mobile phones.- Multivariate data visualization and usability - preliminary notes.- Cartography in practice and research.- On shape metrics in cartographic generalization - a case study of the building footprint geometry.- Analysis of Basic Relations within Insights of Spatio-temporal Analysis.- 3D cartography as a platform for remindering important historical events - The example of the Terezín Memorial.- Changes in urban area discovered by analysis of chosen places in old maps of Liberec.- Alteration of the graphical part of local flood management plans using geoinformatics - Scottish and the Czech approaches.- Mapping a local budget plan: why and how?.- Historical data processing, modeling, reconstruction, analysis and visualization of historical landcape in the North-West Bohemia region.- Bayesian mapping of medical data.- Spatial-temporal evolution of the unique preserved meandering system in Central Europe.- Terrain Analysis for Armed Forces.- Author Index.