An expert system for the automatic placement of names on a geographic map


This paper describes the development of a system for solving the name placement problem, of automatically entering and positioning names on a geographic map. This problem has until recently defied all attempts at automation. An expert system was employed, which incorporates, in the form of a set of rules, the body of knowledge used by cartographers when… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/0020-0255(88)90011-4


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