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map design

[′map di‚zīn]
(mapping)
The systematic process of arranging and assigning meaning to elements on a map for the purpose of communicating geographic knowledge in a pleasing format.
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Tyner, Judith A., (2010), Principles of Map Design, Guilford Press, NY.
The key to good data map design is balance and tolerance of the imperfect; it will be a trade-off among comprehensive data collection, maintainability, and ease of use.
The map designed by the two students includes connecting routes that link Western, Central, Harbour and Trans Harbour train stations.
The codes were derived from three realms of map design, based on both cartographic and graphic design literature.
Today Mapdiva, LLC released Ortelius 1.1 map design software for Mac OS X.
The concept of style applies to map design usually associated with the 'artistic' part of this triad.
Except for advantages hereinbefore, the produced contents of MEAT are Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) conformable learning objects, which have high interoperability and reusability, and a Learning Map Design Tool has also been provided by MEAT to assist teachers with systematically organizing of their course structures in the SCORM Sequencing and Navigation (SN) form (ADL, 2006).
Harvey (geography, University of Minnesota) introduces the three generic options for recording the locations and characteristics of things and events, the principles of remote sensing, map design elements, and geostatistical methods.
This integration is a developmental process influenced by the personal preferences of students, concept map design, and content complexity.
CUTLINE: (1) The North Face offers Slippy, a flip-flop with a Himalayan map design. $19.99.
When map design wasn't an issue, there would be a story buried in the need to collect and correctly catalogue source material.
Author Cynthia Brewer, who has been teaching map design for 20 years, is now an associate professor of geography and applied cartography at Pennsylvania State University.