By Jan Brus, Alena Vondrakova, Vit Vozenilek

The speedy alternate of data and information are the basic stipulations for profitable and powerful examine and useful purposes in cartography. For profitable examine improvement, it can be crucial to stick with tendencies not just during this area, but in addition attempt to adapt new tendencies and applied sciences from different parts. developments in cartography also are often themes of many meetings that have the most objective to hyperlink study, schooling and alertness specialists in cartography and GIS&T into one huge platform. Such the precise position for alternate and sharing of information and talents was once additionally the CARTOCON2014 convention, which came about in Olomouc, Czech Republic, in February 2014 and this publication is a compilation of the easiest and best contributions.

The e-book content material involves 4 components. the 1st half New techniques in map and atlas making collects experiences approximately leading edge methods in map creation and atlases compilation. Following a part of the ebook Progress in net cartography brings examples and instruments for net map presentation. The 3rd part complicated equipment in map use contains fulfillment of eye-tracking learn and clients’ matters. the ultimate half Cartography in perform and research is a transparent proof that cartography and maps performed the numerous position in lots of geosciences and in lots of branches of the society. every one person paper is unique and has its position in cartography.

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Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, 23 August Mikulı´k O, Vozenilek V, Vaishar A et al (2008) Studium rozvoje regionu zalozˇene´ na vizualizaci geoinformacˇnı´ch databa´zı´. Palacky University Olomouc, Olomouc Ormeling F (1995) Atlas information systems. In: Proceedings of the 17th international cartographic conference, Barcelona, pp 2127–2133 Peterson MP (1998) That interactive thing you do. Cartogr Perspect 29:3–4 Popelka S, Vozenilek V (2013) Specifying of requirements for spatio-temporal data in map by eye-tracking and space-time-cube.

2013) and Burian et al. (2013). The atlas resources or stimulus can also be the materials from Earth remote sensing and thematic satellite maps that have already become the full cartographic products (Vozenilek et al. 2012; Beˇlka and Vozenilek 2013). Relationships in the Atlas Atlases are used to collect and disseminate geographical knowledge about the earth. To advance the usage of atlases, development on its methodological base for relationship within both atlas and its maps is a hot topic.

364). Even in the question about the students’ Fig. 3 Rating on attractiveness (preference) of the five GUI layouts 32 R. Schnu¨rer et al. 4 %). In summary, Layouts 3 and 4 did not only outperform the other GUI layouts in terms of efficiency and effectiveness, but also in terms of visual attractiveness (preference or satisfaction regarding the visual design). Discussion Although the five tested atlas GUI designs included exactly the same functionality and they were presented in grey-scale, it seems that students rated some of the layouts as more attractive than others.

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