Doğru A. Ö., Uluğtekin N. N., Alkoy S., Bektaş Balçık F., Göksel Ç., Sozen S.

4th International Conference on Cartography and GIS, Albena, Bulgaria, 18 - 22 June 2012, pp.317-322 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Albena
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Page Numbers: pp.317-322
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The main objective of this study is to illustrate the collectivizing process of the spatial communication including spatial cognition and presentation between cartographers and specialists experienced on epidemiology. In this context, adequacy and compatibility of the thematic maps, which are designed by cartographers, for requirements of the specialists was examined in a joint study of cartographer and specialists working on epidemiology. As a result of these examinations, thematic maps were re-produced by considering the comments of the specialist and presented in this study. Finally, the importance of the communication between the specialists working on the common interdisciplinary studies was emphasized by introducing the different phases of map production progress.