Charting the Unknown: How Computer Mapping at Harvard Became GIS [With CDROM] (Paperback)

How Computer Mapping at Harvard Became GIS [With CDROM]

By Nick Chrisman

Esri Press, 9781589481183, 218pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2006

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Description

Charting the Unknown takes readers back more than four decades to the Harvard Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis where a variety if professionals converged to rethink thematic mapping, spatial analysis, and what we now call GIS. The book includes a CD that contains interviews with important figures at the Harvard Laboratory, three movies showing animated, visualization, and scanned copies of Context publications (from 1968 to 1983) describing research-related activities at the Lab.
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