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The atlas of cyberspace

Author: Martin Dodge; Rob Kitchin
Publisher: New York : Pearson Education, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Scientific atlases
Charts, diagrams, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Dodge; Rob Kitchin
ISBN: 0201745755 9780201745757
OCLC Number: 223085720
Description: xi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Mapping Cyberspace --
Issues to consider when viewing images --
Structure of the book --
Concluding comment --
2. Mapping infrastructure and traffic --
Historical maps of telecommunications --
Maps from the birth of the Net --
Mapping where the wires, fiber-optic cables and satellites really are --
Infrastructure census maps --
Domain name maps --
Marketing maps of Internet service providers --
Interactive mapping of networks --
Visualizing network topologies in abstract space --
The geography of data flows --
Mapping traceroutes --
What's the Net "weather" like today? --
Mapping cyberspace usage in temporal space --
3. Mapping the Web --
Information spaces of the Internet --
The beginning of the Web --
Mapping individual websites --
Mapping tools to manage websites --
Mapping website evolution --
Mapping paths and traffic through a website --
'The view from above': 2-D visualization and navigation of the Web --
'The view from within': 3-D visualization and navigation of the Web --
4. Mapping conversation and community --
Mapping email --
Mapping mailing lists and bulletin boards --
Mapping Usenet --
Mapping chat --
Mapping MUDs --
Mapping virtual worlds --
Mapping game space --
5. Imagining cyberspace --
Science fiction visions of cyberspace --
Cinematic visions of cyberspace --
Artistic imaginings: subversive surfing and warping the Web --
Imagining the architecture of cyberspace --
6. Final thoughts.
Responsibility: Martin Dodge and Rob Kitchin.


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