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car·to·gram

 (kär′tə-grăm′)
n.
A presentation of statistical data in geographical distribution on a map.

[French cartogramme : carte, map (from Old French, card, from Latin charta, carta, paper made from papyrus; see card1) + -gramme, a record (from Late Latin gramma, something written; see -gram).]

cartogram

(ˈkɑːtəˌɡræm)
n
(Physical Geography) a map showing statistical information in diagrammatic form
[C20: from French cartogramme, from carte map, chart; see -gram]

cartogram

a simplified or abstracted form of diagrammatic representation of statistical data, usually on a map base or distorted map base.
See also: Representation
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"Flywheel is a unique opportunity to see what North Central Washington has to offer for new companies," said Will Clausen, founder and CEO of Cartogram, the 2018 Flywheel Investment Conference winner.
Another featured map, a blend of cartogram and cartographic animation, is fascinating to view on the web (https://visual.ly/community/videographic/politics/submap-ebullition): a studio in Hungary has taken data representing news reports about places and turned them into an animated cartogram, "Ebullition", that shows patterns across space and time.
Intensity of communication linkages between the railway stations and bus/tram stops was depicted with the use of a ribbon-like cartogram. It was created on the basis of the timetables, taking the average number of all 5-minute daytime bus and tram courses to/from the railway stations on weekdays during a school year (both directions) (Figure 6).
In designing a cartogram that could properly represent Brazilian states accordingly to their needs and differences, the present work proposes a normalized geographical format using hexagons to represent each unit and single-hue scale colors to show magnitude.
However, by using Google's Eddystone beacons instead of Apple's iBeacon, Cartogram can provide browser-based indoor location to the end user -- and some valuable data for the venue/retailer -- for Apple devices with a Google Chrome browser.
The mapping was carried out on the basis of indicators of neonatal mortality (overall, early, and late) after a preliminary determination of average annual performance in individual medico-geographical regions, then the arithmetic mean (M) coefficients and standard deviation (sigma) were calculated, and on this basis a scale of levels of cartogram, grids with grouping mortality was defined.
Raisz, The rectangular statistical cartogram, Geographical Review, 24 (1934), 292-296.
Cartogram (8.5 /10): Cartogram indoor maps is similar to Google Maps but it is exclusively indoors.
Other prominent vendors in the market include Cartogram, Foursquare, IndoorAtlas, Insiteo, Micello, Near (AdNear) , Qualcomm IZat, and Shopkick.
If we look at the distribution of the world's children on a map which is called a cartogram (Figure 3), maps normally show the geographical size, a cartogram expands the size of a country based on a thematic variable, in this case the proportion of the world's children.
A cartogram is a map in which the size of a certain area - a city, say, or a county - is changed according to some specific measure.