Atlases from paper to digital medium

Da Silva Ramos, C and Cartwright, W 2006, 'Atlases from paper to digital medium' in E. Stefanakis, M. Peterson, C. Armenakis, V. Delis (ed.) Geographic Hypermedia, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 97-119.

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Title Atlases from paper to digital medium
Author(s) Da Silva Ramos, C
Cartwright, W
Year 2006
Title of book Geographic Hypermedia
Publisher Springer-Verlag
Place of publication Berlin
Editor(s) E. Stefanakis, M. Peterson, C. Armenakis, V. Delis
Start page 97
End page 119
Subjects Cartography
Geospatial Information Systems
Decision Support and Group Support Systems
Summary This chapter analyses the concept of digital atlas, analysing different definitions found in the literature. Additionally, the characteristics and different classifications of digital atlases are analysed. The lingering question about the difference between GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and digital atlases was also addressed in the chapter. It is believed that a better understanding of what a digital atlas can be will facilitate the development of future digital atlas projects.
Copyright notice Copyright 2006 Springer
Keyword(s) Cartography
distributed media
ISBN 103540342370
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