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The Douglas-Peucker algorithm for line simplification: Re-evaluation through visualization (1990)
Journal Article
Visvalingam, M., & Whyatt, J. D. (1990). The Douglas-Peucker algorithm for line simplification: Re-evaluation through visualization. Computer graphics forum : journal of the European Association for Computer Graphics, 9(3), 213-225. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8659.1990.tb00398.x

The primary aim of this paper is to illustrate the value of visualization in cartography and to indicate that tools for the generation and manipulation of realistic images are of limited value within this application. This paper demonstrates the valu... Read More

Trends and concerns in digital cartography (1990)
Journal Article
Visvalingam, M. (1990). Trends and concerns in digital cartography. Computer aided design, 22(3), 115-130. doi:10.1016/0010-4485(90)90070-s

Digital cartography is the technology concerned with the construction and use of computer-based systems for the practice of cartography and its applications. The paper starts with a brief introduction to cartography and cartographic maps. It then pro... Read More