Essays about: "Cartography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 essays containing the word Cartography.

  1. 1. An artificial intelligence method for text placement evaluation in maps

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lai Wei; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; Cartography; Text placement evaluation; Artificial intelligence; GoogLeNet; Geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A map is a combinatorial presentation of map objects and labels providing users with sufficient and useful information. Text placement is the most time-consuming and cumbersome work in a map production process, and many methods have been proposed to automate this process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hydrological modelling and flood risk in a data scarce country: Matola, Mozambique

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Tanja Sellick; [2020]
    Keywords : hydrological modelling; flood hazard; TFM-DYN; climate change; Matola; Mozambique; data scarcity; pluvial flooding; flood risk.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Flooding is a frequent natural hazard globally that is capable of major damage to society. The hazard is especially prevalent in Mozambique, in which many flood events with negative effects have occurred. Disaster risk management and research is therefore important in the country. However, as a developing country, it is subject to data scarcity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Automatic label placement for city maps with the labelling library PAL

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Pontus Cederholm; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; Cartography; Label Placement; Algorithms; Label Placement Rules; Labeling; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Automatic label placement on maps has been studied for many decades. This study has addressed the problem of automatic label placement by applying the labelling library PAL for labelling static, large scale city maps which the map company T-Kartor produces. Label placement rules were acquired from an interview with a person from the company. READ MORE

  4. 4. Custom Base Maps for Utility Network Applications

    University essay from KTH/Geoinformatik

    Author : Rasmus Eduards; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; cartography; base map; background map; utility network; user centred design; map design;

    Abstract : Web maps are today used more than ever. These are often displayed in geographical information system solutions. Web maps are often constructed in the terms of different layers where the bottom-most layer is called base map or background map. A specific kind of base maps are those that are the canvas for utility networks. READ MORE

  5. 5. En fallstudie av The Travelling Transect : att upptäcka en plats i analys och design

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Emma Henriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : The Travelling Transect; transekt-er; Ytterön; platsanalys; efemära aspekter; designprocess;

    Abstract : Platsanalysen är en central och väsentlig del av designprocessen inom landskapsarkitektur för att den är med och skapar förståelsen av en plats såväl som ett landskaps förutsättningar. Designprocessen begränsas ofta av en kort tidsram med få eller inga platsbesök. READ MORE