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1 Winter 2011 Geography 128 Analytical and Computer Cartography Professor Keith C. Clarke With substantial help from Gargi Chaudhuri Class web site Geog128.html What you will learn The cartographic side of Geographic Information Science What AC is, where it came from, and where its going Aspects of cartographic transformations Some extra details on 3D representation Several Open Source mapping packages How to build a map portfolio The class Lectures 2x a week Labs once a week 5 labs, 2 weeks per lab Labs are far more self-help based than 176. Use your intelligence! Web site • Reader • Gauchospace site
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Unformatted text preview: 2 The instructors is from. . is in. . The lab work Open source/Freeware Portfolio of maps 3 The Class • Taught as Analytical Cartography (Geog 482) at the University of Michigan by Waldo Tobler late 1960s on • Topic of paper by Tobler in 1976, published the curriculum (more detailed than actual class!) • Adopted by Keith Clarke at Hunter College in 1982, after taking the class at Michigan • Led to Analytical and Computer Cartography 1990 textbook. 2 editions • Moved the class to UCSB in 1996, taught in several other universities • Many subsequent additions to the literature Geog 482...
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