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Interactive Computer Graphics On Medium Powered Systems - Applications In Thematic Cartography
Author(s): M. J. Blakemore; P. E. Lloyd
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Paper Abstract

Cartography has long suffered from a series of inefficiencies in its design processes. These range from the semantics of its symbology through to the mechanical processes in the eventual drawing of the map. Previous attempts at improving these processes are briefly outlined, and Interactive Computer Graphics (ICG) is seen as playing an important new role in cartography. In the University environment it is unlikely that geographers and cartographers will have dedicated systems of their own. More likely the ICG system will be shared between a number of disciplines each having common graphics requirements. The implications of this on software development are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 April 1977
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0099, 3rd European Electro-Optics Conf, (10 April 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955345
Show Author Affiliations
M. J. Blakemore, University of Sheffield (England)
P. E. Lloyd, University of Manchester (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0099:
3rd European Electro-Optics Conf
Herbert A. Elion, Editor(s)

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