From metaphor to method: Cartographic perspectives on information visualization
A. Skupin 2000 Salt Lake City: IEEE In IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization, InfoVis 2000 (pp. 91-97).

This paper discusses how geographic and cartographic notions can/could influence the design of visualizations for textual information spaces. Spatial metaphors in information visualization are a result of the realization that such metaphors have great value in the exploration and analysis of nongeograpic information. While such metaphors are used often in the field, there is a noticeable lack of consideration for existing cartographic expertise.

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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Report
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning