Auto-Carto six was an unqualified success and, since the Symposium, the organizing committee has received favourable comments from participants from all over the world. The success of the Symposium was largely due to the cooperative endeavours of the entire Canadian Cartographic Community and the major record of Auto-Carto Six is the two volume set of Proceedings edited by Dr. Barry Wellar. These are available from both the Canadian Institute of Surveying and the Canadian Cartographic Association.
I am particularly pleased to see this selection of papers from the Proceedings appear in Cartographica. It is a journal of international repute which is also a major forum for Canadian contributions to cartography. Auto-Carto Six was one of the most significant cartographic conferences ever held in Canada, and it is fitting that Cartographica be used as a medium to further disseminate some of the interesting presentations made at the Symposium.
|Keynote Address at the Opening Session of Auto-Carto VI|
|Computer Cartography's Contribution to Problem Analysis and Institutional Decision-making|
|Product/Market Matching System||12|
|Computer Mapping Development at the City of Calgary||21|
|Cartographie Assistee par Ordinateur pour le Recensement du Canada||30|
|From Land Inventory to Land Management||40|
|Organizational Needs for Technological Advancement||47|
|Issues and Problems Relating to Cartographic Data Use, Exchange and Transfer|
|A Demonstration Transfer of Remotely Sensed Data Utilizing the
Standard Format for the Transfer of Geocoded Polygon Data
|Cartographic Feature Coding||62|
|Le Graphisme Cartographique Assiste par Ordinateur Combine
a une Base de Donnees Alphanumeriques: un Puisant outil d'Analyse
|The Role of Quality Information in the Long-term Functioning of a Geographic Information System||79|
|The Merger of Computer Data and Thematic Mapping|
|Rethinking DIDS: The Next Generation of Interactive Color Mapping Systems||89|
|Un Logiciel de Cartographie Assistee par Micro-ordinateur||93|
|A Program for Automatic Name Placement||101|
|Towards an Electronic Atlas||110|
|Common-sense Automated Contouring: Some Generalizations||121|
|Mathematical, Algorithmic and Data Structure Issues|
|Generalisation and Error in Spatial Data Bases||131|
|Compression and Compaction of Binary Raster Images||140|
|Tribulations of Automated Cartography and How Mathematics Helps||148|
|Adaptive Grids for Geometric Operations||160|
|Automated Detection of Drainage Networks from Digital Elevation Models||168|
|Building a Hypergraph-based Data Structure||179|
|Geodesic Modelling of Planetary Relief||188|
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