Sea regions for rectangular cartograms

K. Buchin, R.G. Cano, P.J. Rezende, de, C.C. Souza, de, B. Speckmann

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In a rectangular cartogram, each region of a map is represented by a rectangle whose area is proportional to some statistical data of interest. Current techniques for constructing rectangular cartograms partition a large rectangle (the map) into a set of smaller rectangles which correspond to land or sea regions. The position and size of sea rectangles determine the outline of land masses. Therefore, sea regions have a direct impact on the recognizability and, thus, on the visual quality of cartograms. In this paper, we describe the first algorithm for the automated creation of sea regions for rectangular cartograms and present results obtained with our method.
Originele taal-2Engels
StatusGepubliceerd - 2014
Evenement30th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG 2014) - Dead Sea, Israël
Duur: 3 mrt 20145 mrt 2014
Congresnummer: 30


Workshop30th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG 2014)
Verkorte titelEuroCG 2014
StadDead Sea
Ander30th European Workshop on Computational Geometry
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