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Map Generalization Making Rules for Knowledge Representation by Barbara P. Buttenfield

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Published by Longman Publishing Group .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Applications of Computing,
  • Cartography, geodesy & geographic information systems (GIS),
  • Geography,
  • Computer Mapping,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • General,
  • Cartography,
  • Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert B. McMaster (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7879612M
ISBN 100582080622
ISBN 109780582080621

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This book focuses on the development of a set of rules for the standardization of digital maps used in GIS. The book addresses the problems of map generalization and draws upon the research of the National Center for Geographic Information, State University New York, who set up an initiative to formulate rules to improve efficiency, preserve consistency and incorporate sound principles into Format: Hardcover. This book focuses on the development of a set of rules for the standardization of digital maps used in GIS. The book addresses the problems of map generalization and draws upon the research of the National Center for Geographic Information, State University New York, who set up an initiative to formulate rules to improve efficiency, preserve consistency and incorporate sound principles into Cited by:   It resulted in one of the largest generalization projects in Europe. A goal was set to reduce the production cycle to just three years by finding ways to automate the generalization process. The AdV ATKIS-Gen project group’s future target was to enable Just in Time, or On Demand, map production. 40% improvement in production time.   Map Generalization Octo Cartographic generalization, or map generalization, is a method for deriving a smaller-scale map from a larger scale map or map data Whether done manually by a cartographer or by a computer or set of algorithms, generalization seeks to abstract spatial information at a high level of detail to information.

In this chapter, generalization solutions to produce a , topographic map series are presented in detail and illustrated with a number of examples illustrating road generalization. Select Chapter 16 - Automated Generalisation in a Map Production Environment — the KMS Experience. This text considers the problem of automating the process of generalization in map production. It discusses the development of the rule base for map generalization and attempts to offer an in-depth examination of the status of automated map generalization, the accomplishments and current issues. Map Generalization. / Mackaness, William; Burghardt, Dirk; Duchene, Cecile; Richardson, Douglas (Editor). The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the. Map generalization: making rules for knowledge representation. -based generalization / David M. Mark --COnstraints on rule formation / M. Kate Beard --Rule selection for small-scale map generalization / Dianne E. Richardson and Jean-Claude Muller --A rule for describing line feature making rules for knowledge representation\/span.

This text describes lates understanding of map generalisation in the context of paper maps and GIS. Its particular value should be in helping to further automate and measure the process of map generalisation.; The research has concentrated on quantifying generalisation effects and on analysing.   Map generalization is the name of the process that simplifies the representation of geographical data to produce a map at a certain scale with a defined and readable legend. Well generalized maps. Cartographic Generalization the processes of selection and summarizing of the contents in drafting geographical maps. The purpose of such generalization is to preserve and distinguish on a map the main and typical outlines and the characteristic peculiarities of the features shown in accordance with the function, subject, and possible scales of the map. Which generalization about labor unions in the United States is most clearly supported by information on the map? Strikes by labor unions were often suppressed by government actions The explosion of the USS Maine and the practice of yellow journalism played a significant role in the.