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Maps and the Internet: International Cartographic Association

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Edited By: MP Peterson


Hardback | Dec 2003 | #143840 | ISBN: 0080442013
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Examines a new trend affecting cartography and geographic information science, providing an overview of current research in the new area of Internet Cartography. Chapters deal with the growth of this form of map distribution, uses in education, privacy issues, and technical aspects from the point of view of the map provider - including Internet protocols such as XML and SVG.


Part 1 Introduction and contemporary issues: maps and the Internet - an introduction, M. Peterson; geographic information literacy and the World Wide Web, J. Krygier, D. Peoples; maps on the Web, W. Cartwright; dissemination of census and other statistical data through Web maps, C.P.J.M. van Elzakker, F. Ormeling et al; Internet cartography and official tourism destination Web sites, E.R. Richmond, C.P. Keller; The Internet, cartographic surveillance, and locational privacy, M. Monmonier. Part 2 Technical development: developing cartographic applets for the Internet, A. Herzog; GIS for everyone - the common GIS project and beyond, G. Andrienko, N. Andrienko, H. Voss; beyond serving maps - serving GIS functionality over the Internet, Bin Jiang; peer-to-peer sharing of cartographic data and software, Bin Li; online cartography with XML, I. Zaslavsky; Webmapping with scalable vector graphics, (SVG) - delivering the promise of high quality and interactive web maps, A. Neumann, A.M. Winter. A standards-based architecture for multi-purpose publishing of geodata on the web, L. Lehto; an intelligent software agent architecture for distributed cartographic knowledge bases and Internet mapping services, Ming-Hsiang Tsou; three-dimensional visualisation on the Internet, P. Ottoson; supporting wayfinding in desktop geovirtual environments, S. Fuhrmann. Part 3 Applications and user issues: mapping and internet based public transportation journey planning and information systems, P. Mooney, A.C. Winstanley; from maps to student interaction - creating a Web-based student atlas of Russia, J.S. Torguson, M.M. Blinnikov; historical geoinformation on the Web - lessons learned from the chapter 91 pilot project, A. Giordano; Web-based multimedia GIS - exploring interactive maps and associated multimedia information on the internet, S. Hu; Internet, maps and public participation - contemporary limits and possibilities, S. Caquard; Cartography, virtual reality, and the internet - integrating abstract models of the environment via the internet, R.G. Cammack; QuickTime virtual reality maps for the Web, W. Schwertley; telecartography - maps, multimedia and the mobile Internet, G. Gartner; geodata communication on personal digital assistants, PDA), T. Wintges. Part 4 Theoretical development: the concept of cybercartography, D.R. Fraser Taylor; modelling the visualization of Internet maps, L. Brodersen; foundations of research in Internet cartography, M. Peterson.

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