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Lecture04 - Tobler, W. R. 1979 Geography 128 Winter Quarter...

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Geography 128 Winter Quarter 2011 Lecture 4: A Transformational View of Cartography Tobler, W. R. 1979 A simplified view Map input Map output Transformation Waldo Tobler’s Classic Paper, 1979 z “…the entire process of making, and using a map can be viewed as a sequence of transformations ”. z Types of Cartographic Transformation – Geometrical Transformations: to manipulate the locative aspects of the geographical data y Map Projections – Substantive Transformations: to modify the substantive geographical data y Map Generalization
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Examples of Cartographic Transformations John Krygier and Denis Wood, Making Maps: a visual guide to map design for GIS ESRI, Understanding Map Projections Cartographic Transformations z The base of Computer Cartography z The core of Analytical Cartography z Forms of Cartographic Transformation – Geometry – Attribute – Symbolization – Scale – Data Structure and Data Model – Map Type – … A simplified view Map input Map output Transformation Inverse Transformation Invertibility z “…whether or not a Cartographic Transformation can be undone or reversed to produce the initial starting
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