Jeffrey S. Doerschler

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A map is a medium of communication that uses graphical symbols to represent spatial relationships among geographic features. For many years, we have had well-developed techniques for generating the lines, point symbols, and texture markings to represent the geographic features.The quality of these techniques has steadily improved, and today a computer drawn(More)
A dense map consists of closely-spaced topographical and political features labeled by aesthetically placed names. Most existing systems designed to place names automatically are limited because they label lower-level points and lines, not higher-level features. To overcome these limitations, a fully automated rule-based cartography system was devel oped to(More)
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