As is true for almost any department in life, you get out of a technical meeting as much as you are willing to contribute. Thus, looking back on the level of exchange at the technical sessions and workshops, in the halls, around the bar the International Conference on Automation in Cartography can be judged a profitable meeting. Many of the individual contributions were invited but many more were not, creating an atmosphere of discovery badly needed in a technical field as new and unarticulated as this.
|Introduction to Hardware||11|
|Output Devices Panel||15|
|Editing Methods Panel||59|
|Input Methods Panel||85|
|ICA Commission III Panel||127|
|Outstanding Hardware Problems Panel||137|
|Introduction to Software||145|
|Cartographic Data Bases Panel||149|
|Cartographic Data Structures Panel||165|
|Terrain Representation Panel||183|
|Cartographic Manipulation Panel||207|
|Cartographic Symbology Panel||215|
|Geographic Information Systems Panel||241|
|Governmental Implications of Automation Panel||247|
|Professional Implications of Automation Panel||251|
|Operating Systems Panel||257|
|Open Discussion -Whither by 1984?||287|
|Registrants and Addresses||297|
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