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cartogram

a map showing the distribution of a population by area.
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We encourage others to experiment with these techniques and further explore cartogram building with the tools we have outlined.
In this study, we provide solutions whereby GIS users may construct area cartograms from their own datasets.
Using ArcView to create contiguous and noncontiguous area cartograms.
Maps and Cartograms of the 2004 US Presidential Election Results, http://www-personal.
13) See Michael Gastner, Cosma Shalizi and Mark Newman, Maps and Cartograms of the 2004 US Presidential Election Results, http://www-personal.
Now, two researchers have turned to the physics of diffusion to develop a new, speedy technique for generating cartograms by computer.
In this study, area cartograms are hereafter referred to as cartograms.
A way to obtain more space for regions with a high-point density are cartograms which distort regions such that their size corresponds to a statistical attribute.
The role and meaning of mental maps, cartoids, and cartograms is emphasized among researchers of cartographic communication.
A cartogram is a map in which the size of a certain area - a city, say, or a county - is changed according to some specific measure.
But a cartogram represents places according to statistical information.
This cartogram gives you a different way of thinking about and understanding the relative population sizes of the states.