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Instant Maps

Naturevolume 214pages230231 (1967) | Download Citation



Automatic map drawing offers some attractive prospects: speed, a substantial saving in costs, and an increased understanding of man's environment. The Joint Computer Groups of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, the Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers, and the British National Committee for Geography of the Royal Society organized a one day discussion of these prospects in London on March 20. Those present emphasized the need for automated cartography, and were hopeful that it could be achieved.

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