Automation and Cartography

  title={Automation and Cartography},
  author={Waldo Rudolph Tobler},
A UTOMATION, it would seem, is here to stay. Advantages in speed and accuracy seem likely to make the use of computing machinery more common, despite the relatively high initial cost. In view of recent developments in automation and high-speed data processing, it is appropriate to ask, Do possibilities for automation exist in cartography? And if so, where can these possibilities be found? In order to answer these questions, the preparation of maps should be viewed as a complex dataprocessing… CONTINUE READING


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