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Atlas of Organics: Four maps of the world of organic agriculture

John Paull, Benjamin Hennig
2016 Zenodo  
Australia dominates in the map of the organics world map of total organic production hectares (the aggregation of agriculture, wild culture, forestry, and aquaculture), followed by Finland.  ...  Density equalising maps (cartograms) have previously been published of the world of organic agriculture based on the reported hectares of certified organically managed agriculture land.  ...  density-equalising maps proposed by Gastner & Newman (2004) and implemented by the Worldmapper project and the SASI (Social and Spatial Inequalities) Group of the University of Sheffield.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5239769 fatcat:3qu2tmgkq5ahrhenljfg2hn4na

Spatial Clustering with SOM and GeoSOM: Case Study of Lisbon's Metropolitan Area

Roberto Henriques, Fernando Bacao, Victor Lobo
2010 2010 Second International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services  
The visualisation of the training patterns‟ positions on the output map is often not enough to see structures, because high dimensional distances are distorted in the projection.  ...  , while the desired area is the distorted area in the final cartogram.  ... 
doi:10.1109/geoprocessing.2010.30 fatcat:d6es6triyjgarp3smlmbibvsra

Global Declines of Amphibians [chapter]

Kellie Whittaker, Michelle S. Koo, David B. Wake, Vance T. Vredenburg
2013 Encyclopedia of Biodiversity  
Country size is purposefully distorted in proportion to the number of amphibian species that occur in each country. Prepared by: M.  ...  Country size is purposefully distorted in proportion to the percent of threatened amphibian species (see Fig. 1 ). species in Africa and Asia due to the lack of long-term studies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-384719-5.00266-5 fatcat:o6tode36jzetfpyww2spr2izey

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2010 Cartographic Perspectives  
Based, as they are, on a cylindrical projection type rectangular format, the cartograms in the atlas do not offer a solution to the problem of severe distortions at higher latitudes.  ...  Seconds or minutes of a degree refer to unprojected units of an arc of a sphere and meters refer to measured distance along a line or an arc.  ...  The format for submitted manuscripts is a Microsoft Word file or a Rich Text Format (.rft) file. Do not send .pdfs.  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp67.169 fatcat:nhxr3atrrffhboacfwejv5e5zm

Impressionist Landscape Cartography

Stella W. Todd
2018 Proceedings of the ICA  
In order to reflect our journey we can add individual details to cartographic products or generalize information to concentrate on what is meaningful to us.  ...  Cartography helps to show us the world in which we reside by providing us a framework to explore space.  ...  Michael Kiley provided many of the study area descriptions and location verifications.  ... 
doi:10.5194/ica-proc-1-114-2018 fatcat:7zxbmwbk7vctjcjzea4xzas25i

A Bounded Measure for Estimating the Benefit of Visualization (Part II): Case Studies and Empirical Evaluation

Min Chen, Alfie Abdul-Rahman, Deborah Silver, Mateu Sbert
2022 Entropy  
can reduce the potential distortion (e.g., misinterpretation) due to information loss.  ...  The combination of the conceptual analysis in Part I and the empirical evaluation in this part allows us to select the most appropriate bounded divergence measure for improving the existing cost–benefit  ...  [41] evaluated the usefulness of distance cartograms map "in the wild".  ... 
doi:10.3390/e24020282 pmid:35205574 pmcid:PMC8871169 fatcat:tpwxzl3bzzgntflwxlqlfbpgxa

The Theory and Practice of Statistics

Wynnard Hooper
1883 Journal of the Statistical Society of London  
JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a trusted digital archive.  ...  We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new forms of scholarship. For more information about JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org.  ...  Much which, in the multiplicity of phenomena, influences and distorts their broad outlines7 vanishes before this, so to speak, telescopic inspection.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2979303 fatcat:l53tbujjbbdari6bhfjerhmlty

The Influence of Land Cover on the Spatial Distribution of Fire Sites: A Case Study of Łódzkie Voivodeship, Poland

Stanisław Mordwa, Małgorzata Ostrowska
2020 European Spatial Research and Policy  
The objective of the study was to identify the land cover types most at risk from fire.  ...  The fire high-risk areas (FH-RA) identified here were primarily limited to urban areas.  ...  As shown in To provide an additional visualisation of the concentration of fire sites across the voivodeship, an anamorphic cartogram was used (Fig. 4) .  ... 
doi:10.18778/1231-1952.27.2.11 fatcat:ldqggupdifgfhobp332c7xn5iu

Estimação de sub-registro de nascidos vivos pelo método de captura e recaptura, Sergipe

Bianca Schmid, Nilza Nunes da Silva
2011 Revista de Saúde Pública  
In regards to multiple births -the fact that the live births are or are not registered together -does not meet this assumption.  ...  Since the 19th century, the technique was widely used to estimate the population of wild animals, 3, 8 and in various other application in medicine, demography and epidemiology.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0034-89102011000600011 pmid:22124739 fatcat:rpk5nulgerbltaodz4m4l6igga

A Genetic Approach to Detecting Clusters in Point Data Sets

Jamison Conley, Mark Gahegan, James Macgill
2005 Geographical Analysis  
) to determine whether or not a point pattern is clustered.  ...  While any phenomenon that exhibits distance decay will give an approximately circular distribution around its source, other factors can distort this circle.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1538-4632.2005.00617.x fatcat:vwkbcayjezel5jdvlfxrkdzuqq

What Is Where? The Role of Map Representations and Mapping Practices in Advancing Scholarship [chapter]

Stanley D. Brunn, Martin Dodge
2017 Mapping Across Academia  
It was not only information that was known, but also had to be conveyed to others in some way.  ...  The earliest mapmakers would, could and did use various ways to depict the location of food sources, good drinking water and place settings that were safe from wild animals or neighboring groups competing  ...  This included unconventional designs, such as the use of cartograms, as maps that deliberately distort spatial scale as a way to stimulate thinking about social patterns being represented (e.g., Seager  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-024-1011-2_1 fatcat:isjk42xepjgjzmjtd7z424bgqm

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2013 Cartographic Perspectives  
He swears to his art, I will not be meddlesome, will not have in my writing any elegance or effect or originality to hang in the way between me and the rest like curtains.  ...  with Oscar Wilde.  ...  Files should not include references to ICC profiles or be in a color space other than CMYK, RGB, or grayscale. • Digital art files should be cropped to remove non-printing borders (such as unnecessary  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp73.1190 fatcat:icof5uuvxneg7pkh5byzt5qxli

Visualizing Graphs and Clusters as Maps

Emden R Gansner, Yifan Hu, Stephen G Kobourov
2010 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
However, these traditional methods often do not capture well the underlying structural information, clustering, and neighborhoods.  ...  We illustrate the effectiveness of this approach with examples from several domains.  ...  The Horrors The Troggs The Stranglers The Specials The Dead 60s The Acknowledgments We would like to thank Stephen North for helpful discussions, and Carlos Scheidegger for help with the image process  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.2010.101 pmid:24807898 fatcat:udhieavvrvhrdgkabmkdw5iite

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2013 Cartographic Perspectives  
The public failed to recognize it as the map did not cater to their needs; it seemed the linear cartogram concept was ahead of the time.  ...  to indicate distances from one town or landmark to the next (Fordham 1925, 160, 168-170) .  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp72.429 fatcat:x5dph4ifqvestfyjur6t3evn3i

Data Visualization in Sociology

Kieran Healy, James Moody
2014 Annual Review of Sociology  
For personal use only. progress in methods, tools, and means to share-from statistics to computational social science to web development-the better to see the social world, and help others see it, too.  ...  Visualizing data is central to social scientific work. Despite a promising early beginning, sociology has lagged in the use of visual tools.  ...  ., Wainer 1984) showing how bad visual presentation can distort or misrepresent the data.  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-soc-071312-145551 pmid:25342872 pmcid:PMC4203684 fatcat:6vqzo6g5czd5jmfatqxiy4mcau
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