10 May 2006

Google Maps API Tutorial : http://www.econym.demon.co.uk/googlemaps/reference.htm reference to all the objects, classes, properties and methods that are accessible in the API

MapStudio : http://www.jdsport.com/index.html?dir=/dir/Orienteering/Technology/index-2-587-7415-0-0-.html is a set of orienteering symbols for Adobe Illustrator that helps you draw high-quality orienteering maps.

Cairo : http://cairographics.org/ is a 2D graphics library with support for multiple output devices. The cairo API provides operations similar to the drawing operators of PostScript and PDF. This website is a wiki. If you'd like to experiment with it, please play in the sandbox.

Pictograms : http://www.dti.gov.uk/homesafetynetwork/pdf/picto.pdf [PDF]

Very Large Scale Information Retrieval : http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/tts/papers/hawking.pdf

Topic Maps (another standard also based on XML) have: topics * relations (between the topics)* instances. Topic maps allow us both to build thesauri and faceted metadata. However, we still have to wait for the interface that benefits from browsing through Topic Maps. The Omnigator from Ontopia is a Topic Map browser. However, the Omnigator does not enable the user much more than any other website.

The Aspen Movie Map : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspen_Movie_Map allowed the user to take a virtual tour—travel surrogately—through the city of Aspen. It is an early example of a hypermedia system.

GolfCourse Map : http://www.e85map.com/golfCourse.php

Random CaveMap Creator : http://www.gozzys.com/article.php?cm_id=11

"There's an art to finding something when you're not looking for it." : http://www.sptimes.com/2006/03/26/news_pf/Perspective/The_endangered_joy_of.shtml

HOTLISTS & GENERAL MAP-RELATED LINKS : http://www.spatial-effects.com/SE-hotlist1.html

Map Label Collage : http://tofuart.com/hometowns/ (dead soldiers) Edmontonians of the Century : Legacy Mapping Project

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1 comment:

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