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Geography 128 Winter Quarter 2011 Lecture 5: What is Analytical Cartography? What is Cartography? Cartography - the science, technology and art of making maps. Matthew Hampton, 2007, A Mosaic of Space, Time, and Order— The Portland, Oregon, Super Region ClaudiaGraphics, http://www.claudiagraphics.com/price map.htm Maps in the first half of the 20 th Century Normandy map, 1944 Technology: Manual drafting and layout, Photo and Lithographic reproduction Distribution: Newspapers, books, magazine, sheet maps Lithography (Offset printing) and Photography
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Now replaced by InkJet technology and LED displays/projectors Origins of Computing Hollerith Tabulator 1890 Census Charles Babbage: Difference Engine 1820s Jacquard’s Loom 1805 Jacquard Loom in use in India (Assam, January 2011) Census Mapping 1950 UNIVAC 1980 GBF/DIME 1990 TIGER Enter the Computer z SAGE and the Cold War Developed by MIT Lincoln Laboratory, IBM and others. Operational in 1959 Part of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) until 1989 Servomechanisms Laboratory, under the direction of Jay Forrester (Systems dynamics)
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Early Computer-made Maps Evolution of Computer Cartography What is Computer Cartography? z
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