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Open to the public Held. Making Maps, Third Edition: Explored are the ways in which the many representational macwachren 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.
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.
It mapw certainly become a foundation stone in my own teaching and research library.
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The University of Queensland. Physical Description xiii, p. This is an integration of cognitive and semiotic approaches to provide an understanding of maps and their applications for amceachren visualization. University of Queensland Library. Anush Shetty rated it really liked it Jul 15, While it has many pundits and scholars, there’s nothing in the literature that approaches the breadth and quality of this book.
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The University of Sydney. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. 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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It will certainly become a foundation stone in my own teaching and research library. Utilizing this perspective, the author shows how the insights derived from a better understanding of maps can be used in future map design. No eBook available Guilford Press Amazon. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. How Maps Are Understood: My copy of this book is now chock full of scribbles in the margin – not doodles, mind you, but ideas and questions for research in cartographic design.