AutoCarto 2005

The Cartographic and Geographic Information Society is proud to present this permanent record of AutoCarto 2005, the 15th International Research Symposium on Computer-based Cartography, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 18-25, 2005.

E. Lynn Usery and Eric Anderson, AutoCarto 2005 Conference Chairs

Suggested Citation: Proceedings, AutoCarto 2005. The 15th International Research Symposium on Computer-based Cartography. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 18-25, 2005. Retrieved from

Asterisks denote papers published in Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Vol. 32, No. 4. These papers are accessible online at Taylor and Francis.

* A Comparative Analysis of Areal Interpolation Methods by Kevin Hawley and Harold Moellering

* A Prototype Temporal GIS for Multiple Spatio-Temporal Representations by Yanfen Le

Aligning or Matching: Cartographic Perspectives on Geographic Integration by Francis Harvey

* An Artificial-Neural-Network-based, Constrained CA Model for Simulating Urban Growth by Quingfeng Guan, Liming Wang, and Keith C. Clarke

An Assessment of Differences in Algorithms for Computing Fundamental Topographic Parameters by Su Jin Lee and Keith C. Clarke

An Information Model for Maps: Towards Cartographic Production from GIS Databases by Aileen Buckley, Charlie Frye, Barbara Buttenfield, and Torrin Hultgren

An Ontology-Driven Approach to Representing and Visualizing Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies by Robert K. McNally, Seok-Won Lee, Deepak Yavagal, and Wei-Ning Xiang

Approaches for Cluster Analysis of Activity Locations along Streets: From Euclidean Plane to Street Network Space by Yongmei Lu

* Assessing Resampling Accuracy of Categorical Data Using Random Points by Jeong Chang Seong

Assessing the Usability of a Wearable Computer System for Outdoor Pedestrian Navigation by Thomas J. Pingel and Keith C. Clarke

Balancing “Individual Privacy” and “the Public’s Right to Know” or How to Properly Display the Location of Confidential Crime Data on Publicly Available Internet Sites by Michael Leitner

* Combining Usability Techniques to Design Geovisualization Tools for Epidemiology by Anthony C. Robinson, Jin Chen, Eugene J. Lengerich, Hans G. Meyer, and Alan M. MacEachren

Constraints in Models and Implementations of (VR) Geo-info Systems by Jildou Louwsma, Sisi Zlatanova, Ron van Lammeren, and Peter van Oosterom

Database-stored Representations and Overrides, Supporting Automated Cartography with Human Creativity by Paul Hardy, Cory Eicher, Marc-Olivier Briat, and Thierry Kressmann

* Design Considerations for Haptic and Auditory Map Interfaces by Matt Rice, R. Daniel Jacobson, and David Jones

Developing a GIS-based Urbanization Prediction Method that Takes into Account Neighborhood Relationship of the Unit of the “Block:” A Look at the Environs of the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area in Japan by Kayoko Yamamato

Distributed Cartography: A Look at Web-Mapping Service and how it Changes the Mapping Process by Rex G. Cammack

* Exploring the Hidden Potential of Common Spatial Data Model to Visualize Uncertainty by Julian Kardos, Antoni Moore, and George Benwell

Geospatial Data Integration for Groundwater Recharge Estimation in Hard Rock Terrain by Y.B. Katpatal and Y.A. Dube

Gesture and Speech-based Maps to Support Use of GIS for Crisis Management: A User Study by Sven Fuhrmann, Alan M. MacEachren, Jianwei Dou, Ke Wang, and Adrian Cox

* Gradation as a Communication Device in Area-Class Maps by Barry Kronenfeld

Managing Multiple Representations of “Base Carto” Features: A Data Modeling Approach by Barbara Buttenfield and Torrin Hultgren

* Map Design Evaluation for Mobile Display by Julie Dillemuth

Mining Critical Infrastructure Information from Municipality Data Sets: A Knowledge-driven Approach and its Applications by Wei-Ning Xiang, William J. Tolone, Anita Raja, David Wilson, Qianhong Tang, Ken McWilliams, and Robert K. McNally

Non-Photorealism in 3D Geovirtual Environments by Jürgen Döllner and Henrik Buchholz

Open Source Software, Web Services, and Internet-based Geographic Information System Developmentby Brian N. Hilton

Preserving the Privacy of Health Records while Testing Hypotheses of Relationships between Health Outcomes and Point-based Sources of Pollution by Gerard Rushton and Soumya Mazumdar

* Supporting the Comparison of Choropleth Maps Using an Evolutionary Algorithm by Ningchuan Xiao and Marc P. Armstrong

* Lidar Evaluation Data for Surface Hydrologic Modeling: Resolution and Representation Issues by Christopher P. Barber and Ashton Shortridge

The Case of the Missing Overlays: A Strategy for the History of the Digital Transition in Cartography by John Cloud

* The Role of Web Feature and Web Map Services in Real-Time Geospatial Data Sharing for Time-Critical Applications by Chuanrong Zhang and Weidong Li

* Towards a 3D Feature Overlay through a Tetrahedral Mesh Data Structure by Edward Verbree, Arno van der Most, Wilko Quak, and Peter van Oosterom

Variable-scale Topological Data Structures Suitable for Progressive Data Transfer: The GAP-face Tree and GAP-edge Forest by Peter van Oosterom

* Visualization of Qualitative Locations in Geographic Information Systems by Xiaobai Yao and Bin Jiang

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