SPATIAL ASPECTS OF TASK-SPECIFIC WAYFINDING MAPS A representation-theoretic perspective

  title={SPATIAL ASPECTS OF TASK-SPECIFIC WAYFINDING MAPS A representation-theoretic perspective},
  author={Christian Freksa},
Ways of guiding people from a given location to specific other locations are discussed. Different classes of wayfinding tasks are distinguished. Various parameters that influence the suitability of certain wayfinding aids for specific wayfinding tasks are identified. Maps are compared with verbal route descriptions and the respective advantages of the two wayfinding aids are discussed. Spatially presented wayfinding aids, specifically schematic maps, are considered in more detail. The question… CONTINUE READING

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