By D. R. F. Taylor,Tracey Lauriault

For generations, the map has been significant to how societies functionality around the world. 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 wide selection of issues of curiosity to society,” cybercartography is gifted in an interactive, dynamic, multisensory layout with using multimedia and multimodal interfaces.

Cybercartography: thought and Practice examines the main components of cybercartography and emphasizes the significance of interplay among concept and perform in constructing a paradigm which strikes past the idea that of Geographic info platforms and Geographical details technological know-how. It argues for the centrality of the map as a part of an built-in details, conversation, and analytical package.

This quantity is due to the a multidisciplinary staff attempt and has benefited from the enter of companions from govt, and different agencies. The overseas workforce experiences on significant unique cybercartographic learn and perform from a number of 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 price for industries, most people, and the relationships among mapping and the advance of user-centered multimedia interfaces.

* Discusses the centrality of the map and its significance within the info period
* presents an interdisciplinary procedure with contributions from psychology, track, and language and literature
* Describes qualitative and quantitative facets of cybercartography and the significance of societal context within the interplay among concept and practice
* comprises an interactive CD-Rom containing colour photographs, hyperlinks to web pages, plus different vital info to trap the dynamic and interactive components of cybercartography

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