MacEachren, Alan M., How maps work: representation, visualization, and design /Alan Rather than restricting research in cartography to maps that. How Maps Work. Representation, Visualization, and Design. Alan M. MacEachren, Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University. CRITICAL. Request PDF on ResearchGate | How maps work: representation, visualization, and Alan MacEachren at Pennsylvania State University.

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Relationships in Space and Time How Maps Are Understood: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Account Options Sign in. Showing of 4 reviews. Tiedemann, University of Illinois at Chicago “Alan MacEachren has made a significant and important contribution to our understanding of cartography.

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Be the first to add this to a list. One of these items ships sooner than the other. It will certainly become a foundation stone in my own teaching and research library. Skip to content Skip to search. Physical Description xiii, p. Although the vehicle for this journey is the geographic map, you will learn a great deal about yourself and your interaction with the environment along the way.

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It will certainly become naceachren foundation stone in my own teaching and research library. If you think you can get beyond the usability problems, by all means buy this book and it will keep you thinking for a very long time. Australian National University Library. No trivia or quizzes yet. None of your libraries hold this item.


The map is as old as societies themselves and is a fundamental building block of human knowledge. Sergei Bogdanov rated it really liked it Sep 04, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. University of South Australia Library. How to Lie with Maps 2nd Edition.

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University of Wollongong Library. Tamra rated it really liked it Nov 27, Does that look like a book designed by someone who cares about psychology, design, perception and visual presentation? University of the Sunshine Coast Library.

To include mas comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Hardcover June 9, Explored are the ways in which the many representational choices inherent in mapping interact with information processing and knowledge construction, and how the resulting insights can be used to make informed symbolization and design decisions.

The type is small, needs a better font and is cluttered with references, text in parentheses and “quoted phrases”. As the nature of maps continues to evolve, Alan MacEachren emphasizes the ongoing need to think systematically about the ways people interact with and use spatial ma;s.

MacEachren wisely states that the book is geared more towards cartographic concerns, rather than more generic information visualization applications.


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How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and Design

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Now available in paperback for the first time, this classic work presents a cognitive-semiotic framework for understanding how maps work as powerful, abstract, and synthetic spatial representations. Add both to Cart Add both to List.

That said, the relative quality and importance of this book is higher for individuals making more complex visualizations.

Making Maps, Second Edition: With its rich array of subtopics, levels of treatment and specialized sections worthy of deep quarrying, and also its extensive and fascinating range of illustrations, I believe that this book can command a wide and varied readership. The book mqps a fabric for discussion which was rich enough and broad enough to support extensive and intensive scrutiny WallerCarol A.

How Maps Work is a tour de force for academic cartography and other fields concerned with perceptual, cognitive, and metaphysical aspects of spatial information—a masterful synthesis of interest to anyone curious about the map as a unique and valuable tool for exploration, discovery, and hypothesis testing.

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