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Cybercartography: Theory and Practice by D.R. Fraser Taylor (Eds.)

By D.R. Fraser Taylor (Eds.)

For generations, the map has been critical to how societies functionality worldwide. Cybercartography is a brand new paradigm for maps and mapping within the info period. outlined as "the association, presentation, research and conversation of spatially referenced info on a large choice of themes of curiosity to society," cybercartography is gifted in an interactive, dynamic, multisensory layout with using multimedia and multimodal interfaces. Cybercartography: conception and perform examines the most important components of cybercartography and emphasizes the significance of interplay among idea and perform in constructing a paradigm which strikes past the idea that of Geographic details platforms and Geographical details technological know-how. It argues for the centrality of the map as a part of an built-in info, verbal exchange, and analytical package.This quantity is because of the a multidisciplinary crew attempt and has benefited from the enter of companions from executive, and different businesses. The overseas crew studies on significant unique cybercartographic learn and perform from various disciplinary views, together with the arts, social sciences together with human components psychology, cybernetics, English literature, cultural mediation, cartography, and geography. This new synthesis has intrinsic worth for industries, most people, and the relationships among mapping and the improvement of user-centered multimedia interfaces. * Discusses the centrality of the map and its significance within the info period * offers an interdisciplinary procedure with contributions from psychology, tune, and language and literature * Describes qualitative and quantitative facets of cybercartography and the significance of societal context within the interplay among idea and perform * comprises an interactive CD-Rom containing colour photographs, hyperlinks to web pages, plus different vital details to catch the dynamic and interactive components of cybercartography

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