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learn within the box of computerized generalisation has confronted new demanding situations lately because of technological advancements in web-based processing, new visualisation paradigms and entry to huge volumes of multi-source information generated by way of sensors and people. In those contexts, map generalisation must underpin ‘on-demand mapping’, a sort of mapping that responds to person consumer specifications within the thematic choice and visualisation of geographic info. it truly is this new impetus that drives the learn of the ICA fee on Generalisation and a number of illustration (for instance via its annual workshops, biannual tutorials and guides in overseas journals). This ebook has a coherent constitution, every one bankruptcy targeting center strategies and initiatives within the map generalisation in the direction of on-demand mapping. each one bankruptcy offers a cutting-edge assessment, including case reports that illustrate the appliance of pertinent generalisation methodologies. The ebook addresses matters from information accumulating to multi scaled outputs. therefore there are chapters dedicated to defining consumer necessities in dealing with standards, and within the software and evaluate of map generalisation algorithms. It explores the appliance of generalisation methodologies within the context of transforming into volumes of knowledge and the expanding approval for consumer generated content.

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