Charting the Unknown

Charting the Unknown

How Computer Mapping at Harvard Became GIS

Book - 2006
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Charting the Unknown takes readers back more than four decades to the Harvard Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis where a variety if professionals converged to rethink thematic mapping, spatial analysis, and what we now call GIS. The book includes a CD that contains interviews with important figures at the Harvard Laboratory, three movies showing animated, visualization, and scanned copies of Context publications (from 1968 to 1983) describing research-related activities at the Lab.
Publisher: Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press : Independent Publishers Group (IPG) [distributor], 2006.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781589481183
Branch Call Number: 910.285 C461
Characteristics: xiv, 218 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)


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