posts tagged 'map design'

cartogram design

I study cartogram design. Cartograms are thematic maps in which the enumeration units (states, countries) are resized based on a particular attribute (population, carbon emissions). There are dozens of types/designs of cartogram and many methods/algorithms for cartogram production.

These have gotten a lot of attention lately (uses the Gastner-Newman diffusion-based algorithm).

Some cartographers manually [...]