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Use and User Issues in Cartography and Geo-information Processing and Dissemination

Website of the Commission on Use and User Issues of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)

Upcoming Events

  • In 2015, the 27th Internationcal Cartographic Conference will take place in Rio de Janero - Brazil on August 23-28. Before this conference the commission will organise a 2-day workshop (21-22 August) in another nice Brazilian town: Curitiba.  ....more details will be announced soon...


News

  • The commission organised a meeting at the CARTOCON 2014 Conference, which took place from 25 - 28 February 2014 in Olomouc (Czech Republic). The conference aims was to bring together cartographers from across different areas of cartography...which turned out to be a great succes!
  • Together with the ICA Commissions on Cognitive Visualization and Geovisualization, the Commission organized a very successfull pre-ICC2013 Workshop on Working with Eye-Tracking on 23 & 24 August 2013 in Dresden, Germany. The programme consisted out of a mixture of presentations regarding applications, case studies, data analysis, data interpretation and cognition and demonstrations of eye-­‐tracking equipment from different manufacturers.
  • The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) is the most prestiguous conference in the field of general human-computer interaction. CHI 2013 was held in Paris from 27 April to 2 May. See: http://chi2013.acm.org. In line with our Terms of Reference (the “outreach chapter”), the Commission supported the organization of a Workshop on Geographic Human-Computer Interaction that was held on 27 - 28 April 2013 (also in Paris and in conjunction with CHI2013). You can find the proceedings here.
  • On 16 September 2012 (the day before the start of AutoCarto2012) the Commission ran a successful Workshop on Designing and Conducting User Studies together with the ICA Commission on Cognitive Visualization in Columbus, Ohio, USA. The programme and slides of this workshop can be found in the 'News and events' page.
  • The most relevant textbook (up to the present) for this Commission's domain is Interacting with Geospatial Technologies (ed. by Muki Haklay). It appeared in 2010 and details can be found in the Bibliography.





CARTOCON 2014- Olomouc, Czech Republic

The commission organised a meeting at the CARTOCON 2014 Conference, which  took place from 25 - 28 February 2014 in Olomouc (Czech Republic).The conference aimed to bring together cartographers from across different areas of cartography, which turned out to be a great succes:

  • Maps and Atlases Production
  • Use and Users Issues
  • Cognition and Visualization Issues
  • Cartography and Statistics

Our Vice-Chairs David Forrest and Alexander Pucher were invited as keynote speakers.

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Workshop on Working with Eye-Tracking: Why, When, and How?

Together with the ICA Commissions on Cognitive Visualization and Geovisualization, the Commission organized a very successfull pre-ICC2013 Workshop on Working with Eye-Tracking on 23 & 24 August 2013 in Dresden, Germany. The programme consisted out of a mixture of presentations regarding applications, case studies, data analysis, data interpretation and cognition and demonstrations of eye-­‐tracking equipment from different manufacturers.

  • Workshop program and materials are here.


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Workshop on Geographic Human-Computer Interaction

In line with our Terms of Reference (the “outreach chapter”), the Commission supported the organization of a Workshop on Geographic Human-Computer Interaction that was held on 27 - 28 April 2013 (also in Paris and in conjunction with CHI2013).
A number of Commission members during a field activity of the workshop: Image:GeoHCI5_lr2.png






















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