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|Title: ||Raster and Vector Map Images|
|Authors: ||Wilder, Baasil T.|
|Keywords: ||Geographic Information Systems|
|Issue Date: ||2007|
|Publisher: ||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Abstract: ||The purpose of this study is to discover if there is a difference between user
satisfaction with vector map images versus user satisfaction with raster map images.
Many studies in the past have examined the advantages and disadvantages of vector
versus raster images of continuous geographic data, but no one has previously looked at
the effects that these images have on user satisfaction. The population sample was UNC
School of Information and Library Science graduate students. Results show that for city,
street, and building locations, UNC SILS graduate students have greater self-reported
user satisfaction when viewing vector images on Google Maps. However, for topographic
features such as mountains and lakes, students prefer raster format.|
|Description: ||Baasil T. Wilder. Raster and Vector Map Images. A Master’s Paper for the M.S. in L.S.
degree. April, 2007. 60 pages. Advisor: Evelyn Daniel|
|Appears in Collections:||SIL Miscellaneous|
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