AutoCarto 2014

The Cartographic and Geographic Information Society is proud to present this permanent record of AutoCarto 2014, the 20th International Research Symposium on Computer-based Cartography, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, October 5-7, 2014.

Dan E. Cole, AutoCarto 2014 Conference Chair

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Asterisks denote papers published in Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Vol. 42, No. 5. These papers are accessible online from Taylor and Francis at

Developing Effective geospatial capabilities that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders in Jordan: Implementation of SDI in Jordan by Ayman Al-wadi

Personal geography in GIS by Clio Andris

Revisiting the Mercator influence on global-scale cognitive maps: Studies from a Web Mercator world by Sarah E. Battersby and Daniel R. Montello

Cartographic Database Production and Maintenance Using Open-Source Geospatial Data by Barry Bitters

Architectural and technological aspects for the next generation of SDI by Rogério L. R. Borba, Julia C. M. Strauch, Jano M. Souza, and David J. Coleman

Data and Methodology for Assessing the Quality of the MAF/TIGER Database by Kaile Bower

* Comparing Temporal Small Area Estimates With and Without Prior Dasymetric Refinement by Barbara P. Buttenfield, Stefan Leyk, and Matthew H. Ruther

From Geo-Ontology To Map by Otakar Cerba

Designing Itinerary Maps for Personalized Travel Customization Service by Yufen Chen, Meng Li, and Shulei Zheng

Accuracy analysis of webcam photogrammetry for indoor mapping applications by Jorge Chen and Keith C. Clarke

Snyder’s GS50 Projection for the Mapping of all 50 United States by Keith C. Clarke

The 3D Elevation Program and New Elevation Products and Services from the U.S. by Kari Craun

A Comparison of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) Collected in Rural Areas to by Kari Craun

Automating the Creation of Pseudo-Natural Maps for the Web by Jane Darbyshire and Bernhard Jenny

Uncertain science, policy and public action: communicating the science of climate change through robustness indicator maps by Stephanie Deitrick and Joanna Merson

Schematic maps for indoor environments: case study regarding subjective preferences by Luciene Stamato Delazari, Suchith Anand, and Jeremy Morley

History of the GIS-World, Part I: A look at the history of GIS in Film and Television by Gene Del Greco and Todd Tucky

A 3d symbology proposition for building interiors based on a RGB-D sensor modeling approach by Sebastián Patricio Dueñas Oviedo, Luciene Stamato Delazari, and Daniel Rodrigues dos Santos

Change Detection Research for The National Map by Kristin A. Fishburn and Andrew J. Stauffer

Exactly computing map overlays using rational numbers by W. Randolph Franklin

Aesthetic maps: What we might learn from map users by Sven Fuhrmann

Spatio-Temporal Visual Analytics for Exploring Trajectory Patterns and Dynamic Spatial Interactions by Song Gao, Krzysztof Janowicz, and Yingjie Hu

Evaluating the impact the weekday has on near-repeat victimizations: A spatio-temporal analysis of robberies in the city of Vienna, Austria by Philip Glasner

3-D Land Use and Downtown Parking: Creating a Parking Demand Index by William J. Gribb

Open source technologies for integrating environmental data in an online GIS platform for interdisciplinary environmental research by Ionut Iosifescu, Christina Iosifescu, Nadia Panchaud, and Lorenz Hurni

* Plan oblique relief for web maps by Bernhard Jenny, Jonas Buddeberg, Charlotte Hoarau, and Johannes Liem

Rendering terrain with horizontal hachures by Patrick Kennelly

Map projection education in world atlases: A survey by Fritz Kessler

The potential of web-based school atlases in GIS education by Thomas Koblet, Barbara Born, and Lorenz Hurni

The National Map Corps: Using crowdsourcing to improve The National Map by Erin Korris

Towards best practices for the design of crisis map symbology for humanitarian relief by John C. Kostelnick

Spatially-aware routing and trip planning framework for a tourist by Mohit Kumar, Manikanta Kondeti, and Dr. KS Rajan

GIS-based model choice for computing solar irradiation from DEMs by Su Jin Lee and Kyohyouk Kim

The Design and Implementation of CAST: An Open Source Software to Detect Spatial Patterns and Trends in SpaceTime Data by Xun Li, Julia Koschinsky, Sergio J. Rey, and Luc Anselin

Household-level wildfire evacuation trigger modeling by Dapeng Li, Thomas J. Cova, and Philip E. Dennison

Combining GIS-based and psychology-based methods to understanding Urban Green and it’s perception in Salzburg, Austria by Helena Merschdorf, Thomas Blaschke, Alexander Keul, Andreas Heugenhauser, and Dirk Tiede

Integration of 3D models with nationwide map information in models for low cost VR technology by Terje Midtbø and Stig Henning Fredheim

Linking Cartography to GIScience Utilizing the Concepts of Analytical Cartography by Harold Moellering

…And action! Adapting film theory to analyze map meaning and narrative form by Ian Muehlenhaus

* Development of a Software Tool “gittok” for the Education on Geospatial Information Technology by Morishige Ota

Definition of a Cartographic Visualization Model for Smart Cartographic Symbolization in an Open Geoportal by Nadia H. Panchaud, Ionut Iosifescu, and Lorenz Hurni

Usability evaluation of VGI systems interfaces in geographical features design tasks by Péricles Picanço Júnior, and Luciene Stamato Delazari

Eye-tracking evaluation of the effect of hill-shading on tourist maps by Stanislav Popelka

GIS-based Cartographic Design: Development and Evaluation of the Tourism Symbols of the National Park Service (NPS) and Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) by Mofareh Qoradi

Scale Eqivalencies for OpenStreetMap Polygons by A. Reimer, C. Kempf, M. Rylov, and P. Neis

Schematization for the analysis of geolocated microblog messages by A. Reimer and R. Westerholt

Design before you code: Using wireframes in support of interactive and web-based mapping by Robert E. Roth, David Hart, Rashauna Mead, Chloe Quinn

Central place indexing: Optimal location representation for digital earth using hierarchically indexed mixed-aperture hexagonal discrete global grids by Kevin Sahr

An adaptive registration of RGB-D data for 3d indoor environment mapping by Daniel Rodrigues dos Santos, Kourosh Khoshelham, and Marcos Aurelio Basso

* Map-reader preference for world map projections by Bojan Šavrič and Bernhardt Jenny

Didactical and Content-Related Concepts for the Future “Swiss World Atlas Interactive” by Roland Schenkel, Christian Häberling, and Lorenz Hurni

Bad maps and how to make them better by Meghan E. Smith

Real-time visualization of the electric grid disruptions: Cartographic and computational challenges by Alexandre Sorokine and Steven Fernandez

* Adding Value to the United States National Hydrography Dataset through Automated Comparison with Elevation-Derived Channels by Lawrence V. Stanislawski, Barbara P. Buttenfield, Ariel Doumbouya

The influence of level of figure-ground information differentiation of a map on usability aspects by Zbyněk Štěrba and Milan Konečný

Collaborative Map Use in Conservation Science: a case study of the design and use of a web map environment to support bird habitat conservation by Michael Stryker and Douglas A. Miller

Partial Polygon Pruning for NHD Features Using Standards-Based Constraints by Alexander K. Stum, Barbara P. Buttenfield, and Lawrence V. Stanislawski

Research and Modeling to Support the Selective Address Canvassing Decision for the 2020 Census by Tim Trainor

The semantics of terrain by E. Lynn Usery

An Applied Ontology of the National Hydrography Dataset and Watershed Boundary Database by Dahlia Varanka

An evaluation of unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms for clustering landscape types in the United States by Jochen Wendel, Barbara P. Buttenfield, and Lawrence V. Stanislawski

Visualizing Spatiotemporal Trajectory of Mobile Social Networking Using Space-Time Cube by Chen Xu

Does VGI after sudden catastrophic events share the time-space structure of other user-contributed Web content? by Haiyun Ye and Keith Clarke

Mapping Spatial Narratives from Digital Text by May Yuan, John McIntosh, and Grant DeLozier

* Using integrated visualisation techniques to show relationships between CVD events and patient migration patterns in Auckland, New Zealand by Jinfeng Zhao, Daniel J Exeter, Grant Hanham, and Sue Wells

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