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Linguistic characteristics of topographic map symbols
Author(s): Li Su; Dan-hui Zhou
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Paper Abstract

The use of linguistic model in spatial information has been an important topic discussed in relevant theoretical domain in recent years. On the basis of analyzing the geometrical composition of large-scale topographic map symbols and the geometric and semantic relationships among symbols, system of topographic map symbols was regarded as a two-dimensional graphic language and methods and theories of the linguistics were applied in cartographic language. The characteristics of topographic map symbols were analyzed, the internal structure and constructional rule of topographic map symbols were researched, and the phonetic and semantic structures of topographic map symbols were discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7143, Geoinformatics 2008 and Joint Conference on GIS and Built Environment: Geo-Simulation and Virtual GIS Environments, 714302 (3 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.812523
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Li Su, Shenyang Agricultural Univ. (China)
Dan-hui Zhou, Liaoning Environmental Monitoring Ctr. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7143:
Geoinformatics 2008 and Joint Conference on GIS and Built Environment: Geo-Simulation and Virtual GIS Environments
Lin Liu; Xia Li; Kai Liu; Xinchang Zhang; Aijun Chen, Editor(s)

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