PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 2001, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (s1): 63-68.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2001.s1.007

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Spatial Cognition Research on Electronic Maps

CHEN Yu-fen   

  1. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2001-09-01 Revised:2001-10-01 Online:2001-12-24 Published:2001-12-24

Abstract: Spatial cognition research on electronic maps is an important research content of map spatial cognition theory. This paper firstly presents the concepts and the characteristics of electronic maps, then, analyzes the necessity of spatial cognition research on electronic maps. Based on the above, the paper introduces the characteristics and the main contents of spatial cognition research on electronic maps.

Key words: Cognitive experiments, Electronic maps, Spatial cognition

CLC Number: 

  • P283