Accession Number : AD0459953


Title :   AN EXPERIMENT IN THE COMPUTER GENERALIZATION OF MAPS.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR DEPT OF GEOGRAPHY


Personal Author(s) : Tobler, W R


Report Date : Dec 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 34


Abstract : A number of maps drawn by a computer - plotter combination from digitalized coastal outline information are employed to test various rules of map generalization. Tests include redrawing of information compiled from WAC charts and from 1/50000 Topographic map sheets at several reduced scales. (Author)


Descriptors :   *MAPS , COMPUTER PROGRAMMING , DATA PROCESSING , ALASKA , GRAPHICS , ENGINEERING DRAWINGS , PLOTTERS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE