A Tale of Two Maps

@article{Degani2013ATO,
  title={A Tale of Two Maps},
  author={Asaf Degani},
  journal={Ergonomics in Design: The Quarterly of Human Factors Applications},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={16 - 7}
}
  • A. Degani
  • Published 1 July 2013
  • Computer Science
  • Ergonomics in Design: The Quarterly of Human Factors Applications
This article presents an analytical approach to the problem of information organization, with special emphasis on diagrammatic design. The approach involves three levels: (a) abstraction of data into representational elements, (b) integration of these elements to create coherent structures of information, and (c) configuration of such coherent structures, through underlying order, into a whole. To illustrate this approach, the abstract map (the “Diagram”) of the London underground is analyzed… 

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