3.7. Area Cartograms: Their Use and Creation

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. Daniel Dorling

Published Online: 24 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch33

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Dorling, D. (2011) Area Cartograms: Their Use and Creation, in The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation (eds M. Dodge, R. Kitchin and C. Perkins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • area cartograms - their use and creation;
  • exploring popularity of technique in political cartography;
  • term physical accretion model - and constructing cartograms;
  • competing cartogram algorithms;
  • circular cartograms;
  • political cartography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Applications

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also