map symbol

map symbol

[′map ‚sim·bəl]
(mapping)
A character, letter, or similar graphic representation used on a map to indicate some object, characteristic, and so on.
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In the past, interactive map symbol visualization was attempted by using SVG technologies (Zaslavsky 2000; Wang, Li, and Yin 2007; Zhang, Li, and Yin 2012).
They can also change the GPS unit's standard map symbol by opening a drop-down menu where they can select a specific symbol for their waypoint.
They struggled to read a four-figure grid reference and 83 per cent failed to identify the motorway map symbol.
They struggled to read a four-figure grid reference and 83 per cent could not identify the motorway map symbol.
They struggled to read a fourfigure grid reference and 83% failed to identify the motorway map symbol.
One in three of them struggled to read a four-figure grid reference, while an alarming 83 per cent failed to identify the motorway map symbol.
They struggled to read a four-figure grid reference and 83% failed to identify the motorway map symbol.
The EMS Initiative matured the OGC's specification framework for interoperable geographic symbolization while simultaneously testing emerging standard map symbol sets for emergency response developed by national-level agencies.
Two primary influences for our work include past efforts to develop map symbol standards and existing approaches for sharing map symbols.
Standards for map symbols - Map symbol standards establish color and type styles to identify basic pipeline parameters such as diameter, pipe material, depth and condition rating.
The EMS Initiative will mature OGC's specification framework for interoperable geographic symbolization while simultaneously testing emerging standard map symbol sets for emergency response developed by national-level agencies.
According to Keates (1996), the degree of contrast between a map symbol and its background has a critical effect on whether or not the symbol is detected.