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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This book should be mandatory reading for all those interested in the role of maps in the emerging information era. The type is small, needs a better font and is cluttered with references, text in parentheses and “quoted phrases”. Exploring the question of spatial representation of different kinds, at multiple levels and from various approaches, the book provides a key insight into Explored are the ways in which the many representational choices inherent in mapping interact with information processing and knowledge construction, and how the resulting insi 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.
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A book of such depth and with so much information packed into such little space deserves no less than five stars-unless the presentation is so poor that reading becomes a chore! It will certainly become a foundation stone in my own teaching and research library. 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.
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How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and Design
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.
With its rich array of subtopics, levels of treatment and specialized sections worthy of deep quarrying, mxps also its extensive and fascinating range of illustrations, I believe that this book can command a wide and varied readership. 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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