Waldo Tobler, Department of Geography, UC Santa Barbara

 Publications: Published

1950's | 1960's | 1970's | 1980's | 1990's | 2000's

    One hundred forty or so PUBLICATIONS by Waldo R. Tobler


    1956.1 with B. Ingalls, "Recording Map and Monument Information on IBM Cards", Report No. 1, Department of Public Lands, State of Washington, Bureau of Surveys and Maps, Olympia, 1956, 25 pp.


    1957.1 with J. Sherman, "The Multiple Use Concept in Cartography", The Professional Geographer, IX (1957), pp. 5–8.


    1957.2 "An Empirical Evaluation of Hypsometric Colors" MA Thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 1957 86 pp.


    1959.1 "Automation and Cartography", The Geographical Review, XLIX, 4 (1959), pp. 526–534; translated and reprinted in Geodeziya i Kartografiya, XXI, 3, (Moscow, 1962).


    1959.2 "Maps of the USA", Monograph, Seattle, 1959, 32 pp.


    1959.3 "Projection Pitfalls", Abstract, Annals, Assn. Am. Geographers, XL, p. 321.


    1961.1 "World Map on a Moebius Strip", Surveying and Mapping, XXI, 4 (1961), p. 486.


    1961.2 "Map Transformations of Geographic Space", PhD Thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 1961, 183 pp; University Microfilms No. 61–4011


    1961.3 "Implications of recent Innovations in Cartography", Abstract, Annals, Assn. Am. Geographers, LI, 4 (1961), pp. 425–426; manuscript 8 pp.


    1962.1 "Studies in the Geometry of Transportation", Army Transportation Research Command, Northwestern University, DA–44–177–TC–685, Evanston, 1962, 52 pp.


    1962.2 "Maps and Mathematics", program No. 4, The Inquiring Mind, University of Michigan Television, 1962, 30 minutes.


    1962.3 "A Classification of Map Projections", Annals, Assn. Am Geographers, LII, 2 (1962), pp 167–175.


    1962.4 "Tissot's Indicatrix and Photogrammetry", Photogrammetric Engineering, XXVIII, 4 (1962), pp. 623–625.


    1962.5 with N. Boukidis, D. Boyce, W. Garrison, "The Location of Transport Routes", Army Transportation Research Command, Northwestern University, DA–44–177–TC–685, Evanston, 1962.


    1962.6 "The Polar Case of Hammer's Projection", The Professional Geographer, XIV, 2 (1962), pp. 20–22.


    1962.7 "Map Projection Research by Digital Computer", Abstract, Annals, Assoc. Am. Geographers, LIII, 4 (1962), p. 625; unpublished manuscript, 27 pp.


    1962.8 "Electronic Mapping", Proceedings, 1961 Conference, Am Institute of Planners; E. Horwood, ed., "Using Computer Graphics in Urban Renewal", HHFA, Washington DC, 1962.


    1963.1 "Geographic Area and Map Projections", The Geographical Review, LIII, l (1963), pp. 59–78; reprinted in B. Berry and D. Marble, eds., Spatial Analysis, Prentice Hall, 1968, pp. 78–90; translated as "Geographischer Raum und Kartenprojektionen" (without mathematical appendix), pp. 262–277 of D.Bartels, ed., Wirtschafts und Sozialgeographie, Koln, Kiepenheurund Witsch, 1970. Reprinted in S. Angell & G. Hyman, Urban Fields, Pion, London, 1976.


    1963.2 "D'Arcy Thompson and the Analysis of Growth and Form", 1962 Papers, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Literature, XLVIII (1963), pp. 385–390.


    1963.3 "Map Projection Study Model Guide", T. Hubbard Scientific Co., Northbrook, IL, 1963, 8 pp.


    1963.4 "Geographic Ordering of Information", The Canadian Geographer, II, 4 (1963), pp. 203–205.


    1964.1 "A Polynomial Representation of Michigan Population"' 1963 Papers, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Literature, XLIX (1964), pp. 445–452.


    1964.2 "An Experiment in the Computer Generalization of Maps", ONR Report, Task 389–137, University of Michigan, 1964, 38 pp.


    1964.3 "Some new Equal Area Map Projections", Empire Survey Review, XVII, 131 (1964), pp. 240–243.


    1964.4 "A Comparison of Spherical and Ellipsoidal Values", The Professional Geographer, XVI, 4 (1964), pp. 9–12.


    1964.5 with B. Berry & R. Morrill, "Geographical Ordering of Information: New Opportunities", The Professional Geographer, XVI, 4 (1964), pp. 39–43.


    1964.6 "Map Reading Model Study Guide", T. Hubbards Scientific Co., Northbrook, IL, 1964, 8 pp.


    1964.7 "Geographical Coordinate Computations, I: General Considerations", ONR Task 389–137, University of Michigan, 1964, 34pp.


    1964.8 "Geographical Coordinate Computations, II: Finite Map Projection Distortions", Office of Naval Research Contract NONE 1224 (48), Task No. 389–137, Technical Report No. 3, University of Michigan, 1964, 35 pp.


    1964.9 "Illustrations of Map Projection Distortions", Abstracts of Papers, 10th International Geographical Congress, London, 1964, p. 35.


    1965.1 "Automation in the preparation of thematic maps", The Cartographic Journal, June, 1965, pp. 1–7; also published as "L'Automation dans la preparation des cartes thematiques", International Yearbook of Cartography, Vol. 6, pp. 81–93.


    1965.2 "Computation of the Correspondence of Geographical Patterns", 1964 Papers, Regional Science Association, 15 (1965), pp. 131–139.


    1965.3 "Medieval Distortions: The Projections of Ancient Maps", Annals, Assoc. Am. Geographers, 56, 2 (1965), pp. 351–360.


    1966.1 "Spectral Analysis of Spatial Series", Proceedings, Fourth Annual Conference on Urban Planning Information Systems, Berkeley, 1966, pp. 179–186.


    1966.2 "Notes on Two Projections: Loximuthal and Two–Point Equidistant", The Cartographic Journal, Dec 1966: 87–89.


    1967.1 "Of Maps and Matrices", Journal of Regional Science, 7 (supplement), 1967, pp. 275–280.


    1967.2 "Evidence for Central Place Theory in the Nile Delta", pp. 28–29 of "Earth Resource Surveys from Spacecraft", US Army Corps of Engineers Earth Resources Survey Program, Vol I, NASA Washington DC, 1967.


    1967.3 "Computer Use in Geography", Behavioral Science, 12, 1 (1967), pp 57–58.


    1967.4 Introduction to R. Kao, "Geometric Projections in System Studies", p. 243 of W. Garrison & D. Marble, eds., Quantitative Geography, II, Northwestern University, Evanston 1967.


    1968.1 "Problems and Prospects in Geographical Photointerpretation" pp. 267–274 of Cheng, Ledley, Pollock, & Rosenfeld, eds., Pictorial Pattern Recognition, Proceedings, Symposium on Automatic Photointerpretation, Washington DC, Thompson, 1968.


      1. A Digital terrain Library”, University of Michigan, March 1968, US Army Research Office Technical Report, DA-31-124-ARO-D-456 No. 08005-1-T, 23 pp.


    1969.1 "Satellite Confirmation of Settlement Size Coefficients", Area, I (1969), pp. 30–34.


    1969.2 "The Spectrum of U.S. 40", Papers, Regional Science Association, XXIII (1969), pp. 45–52.


    1969.4 Review of J. Bertin, “Semiologie Graphique” (Gauthier–Villars, Paris, 1967), J. Am. Stat. Assn., 64, 325 (1969), pp. 391–392.


    1969.5 “Analysis of a Digitized Surface”, pp. 59–83 of C. Davis A Study of the Land Type, Army Research Office Contract DA–31–124–ARO–D–456 No. 08055–2–F, Durham, NC, 1969.


    1970.1 “A Computer Movie Simulating Urban Growth in the Detroit Region”, Economic Geography, 46, 2 (1970), pp. 234–240. (The ‘first law of geography’ is at the bottom of page 236)


    1970.2 “Selected Computer Programs”, Michigan Geographical Publication No. 1, Ann Arbor, 1970, 162 pp; reprinted 1973.


    1970.3 “Geobotanical Distance Between New Zealand and Neighboring Islands”, BioScience, 20,9 (1970), 537–542.


    1970.4 Review of J. Forrester, "Urban Dynamics", Geographical Analysis, II, 2 (1979), pp 198–199.


    1971.1 with S. Wineberg, "A Cappadocian Speculation", Nature, 231, 5297 (7 May 1971), pp. 39–42.


    1971.2 with L. Glass, "Uniform Distribution of Objects in a Homogeneous Field: Cities on a Plain", Nature, 233 (3 Sept 1971), pp. 67– 68.


    1971.3 with B. Barton, "Spectral Analysis of Innovation Diffusion", Geographical Analysis, III: 183–199, 1971


    1971.4 "Data Display and Presentation", pp 128–137 of R. Tomlinson, ed., Environment Information Systems, International Geographical Union, Ottawa, 1971


    1972.1 "Lambert's Notes on Maps, 1772", Introduced and translated, Michigan Geographical Publication No. 8, Ann Arbor, 1972, 125pp.


    1972.2 with H. Moellering, "Geographical Variances", Geographical Analysis, IV, l (1972), pp. 34–50.


    1972.3 Review of J. Rayner, "An Introduction to Spectral Analysis" (London, Pion Press, 1971), Geographical Analysis, 1972


    1972.4 "Spatial Diffusion from a Geographer's Point of View", pp. 78–79 of W. Benninghoff & R. Edwards, eds., U.S. International Biological Program Aerobiology Handbook No. 2, Ann Arbor, 1972.


    1973.1 "Regional Analysis: Time Series Extended to Two Dimensions", Geographica Polonica, 25 (1973), pp. 103–106.


    1973.2 "The Hyperelliptical and other new Pseudo–Cylindrical Equal Area Map Projections", Journal of Geophysical Research, 78, 11, (1973), pp. 1753–1759.


    1973.3 "A Continuous Transformation Useful for Districting", Annals, New York Academy of Sciences, 219 (1973), pp. 215–220.


    1973.4 "Choropleth Maps without Class Intervals?", Geographical Analysis, V, 3 (1973), pp. 262–265.


    1974.1 "Local Map Projections", The American Cartographer, I (1974), pp. 51–62.


    1974.2 "A Computer Program to Draw Perspective Views of Geographical Data", The American Cartographer, I, 2 (1974), p. 124, 190.


    1974.3 Review of D. Maling, "Coordinate Systems and Map Projections" (G. Philip, London, 1973), Surveying and Mapping, 1974.


    1975.1 "Linear Operators applied to Areal Data", pp. 14–37 of J. Davis and M. McCullagh, Display and Analysis of Spatial Data, J. Wiley, N. Y., 1975.


    1975.2 "A Preliminary Analysis of the Spread of the Depression", Geographical Analysis, VII, 4 (Oct. 1975), pp. 427–434.


    1975.3 "Mathematical Map Models", Proceedings, International Symposium on Computer Aided Cartography, Reston, Am. Congress on Surveying and Mapping, 1975; pp. 66–73.


    1975.4 "Spatial Interaction: Extracting Meaning from Masses of Data", pp. 37–40 of E. Swain., ed., The IIASA Project on Urban and Regional Systems, Laxenburg, IIASA, 1975.


    1976.1 "The Geometry of Mental Maps", in R. Golledge and G. Rushton, eds., Essays on the Multidimensional Analysis of Perceptions and Preferences, Columbus, Ohio State University Press, 1976; pp. 69–81.


    1976.2 "Analytical Cartography", The American Cartographer, 3 (1976): 21–31. Translated, reprinted, in Kartografiya (Moscow), 2 (1983): 82–91.


    1976.3 "The Status of Mathematical Social Science", NSF Report, Mathematical Social Science Board, Ann Arbor, 1976, 110 pages.


    1976.3 "Spatial Interaction Patterns", J. of Environmental Systems, VI (4) 1976/77; pp. 271–301.


    1977.1 "Numerical Approaches to Map Projections", in I. Kretschmer, ed., Studies in Theoretical Cartography, Vienna, Deuticke, 1977; pp. 51–64.


    1977.2 "Forecasting Geographical Migration", Report of the Conference on Economic and Demographic Methods for Projecting Population, Washington, Am. Stat. Assn., 1977; pp. 77–87.


    1978.1 "Data Structures for Cartographic Analysis and Display", Proceedings, Computer Science and Statistics: Eleventh Annual Symposium on the Interface, Raleigh, N. Carolina State Univ. Institute of Statistics, 1978; p. 134–140.


    1978.2 with J. Lau, "Isopleth Mapping using Histosplines", Geographical Analysis, X, 3 (July) 1978; pp. 273–279.


    1978.3 "Comparison of Plane Forms", Geographical Analysis, X, 2 (Apr) 1978; pp. 154–172.


    1978.4 "Migration Fields", in W. Clark and E. Moore, eds., Population Mobility and Residential Change, Studies in Geography No. 25, Evanston, Department of Geography, 1978; pp. 215–232.


    1978.5 "Comparing Figures by Regression", Computer Graphics, 12, 3 (Aug) 1978; 193–195.


    1978.6 "An Equal Area Map on Mercator's Projection", The American Cartographer, 5, 2 (1978), pp. 149–154.


    1978.7 Introduction to H. Hotelling, "A mathematical Theory of Migration", Environment and Planning, A, 10, (1978), pp 1223–1224.


    1979.1 "A Transformational View of Cartography", The American Cartographer, VI, 2 (1979); 101–106.


    1979.2 with J. Lau, "Image Interpolation using Histosplines", Comp. Graphics and Image Proc., 9 (Jan) 1979; pp. 77–81.


    1979.3 "Lattice Tuning", Geographical Analysis, XI, l, (Jan) 1979; pp. 36–44.


    1979.4 "Cellular Geography", in S. Gale, G. Olsson, eds., Philosophy in Geography, Riedel, Dortrecht, 1979, pp. 379–386.


    1979.5 "A Geographical Migration Probability Density Function", Ontario Geography, 1979, pp. 41–46.


    1979.6 "Smooth Pycnophylactic Interpolation for Geographical Regions", J. Am. Stat. Assn., 74, 367 (Sept) 1979, pp. 519–536.


    1979.7 "Estimation of Attractivities from Interactions", Environment and Planning A, 11, 1979, pp. 121–127.


    1979.8 "Cartograms and Cartosplines", Proceedings, 1976 Workshop on Automated Cartography and Epidemiology, Washington, D.C., Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1979, pp. 53–58.


    1980.1 "Statistical Cartography: What is it?", Proceedings, Auto–Carto IV, I, pp. 77–81, Reston VA, 1980.


    1981.1 "A Model of Geographic Movement", Geographical Analysis, 13 (1), 1981; 1–20.


    1981.2 "Depicting Federal Fiscal Transfers", The Professional Geographer, 33(4), 1981; 419–422.


    1982.1 "Surveying Multidimensional Measurement", in R.G. Golledge and J.N.Rayner eds., Proximity and Preference: Problems in the Multidimensional Analysis of Large Data Sets, University of Minnesota Press, 1982, pp. 3–9.


    1982.2 "Cartographic Study of Movement Tables", Proceedings, National Computer Graphics Assn., Anaheim, 1982, 4 pp.


    1983.1 with G. Dorigo, "Push–Pull Migration Laws", Annals, Assn. Am. Geographers, 73, 1 (1983); 1–17.


    1983.2 with S. Kennedy, "Geographical Interpolation", Geographical Analysis 15, 2 (1983); 151–156.


    1983.3 "An Alternate Formulation for Spatial Interaction Modeling", Environment and Planning, A, 15, 4 (1983).


    1984.1 "Application of Image Processing Techniques to Map Processing", Proceedings, International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Zurich, IGU, 1984, pp. 140–144.


    1984.2 with M. Petrich, "The Globular Projection Generalized", The American Cartographer, 11,2 (1984):101–105.


    1984.3 with N. Gale, L. Hubert, R. Golledge, "Combinatorial Procedures for the Analysis of Alternative Models: An Example from Interregional Migration", Papers, Regional Science Assn, 53 (1984): 106–115.


    1985.1 "The Morphology of Geographical Change", Ontario Geography, 25 (1985):75–83.


    1985.2 "Derivation of a Spatially Continuous Transportation Model", Transportation Research (March 1985), 19A, 2: 169–172.


    1985.3 with S. Kennedy, "Smooth Multidimensional Interpolation", Geographical Analysis, 17, 3 (July 1985), 251–257.


    1986.1 "Pseudo–Cartograms", The American Cartographer, 13,1 (1986), 43–50.


    1986.2 with R. Weleber, "Computerized Quantitative Analysis of Kinetic Visual Fields", Am. J. Ophthalmology, 101, (Apr. 1986), 461–468.


    1986.3 "Polycylindric Map Projections", The Am. Cartographer, 13,2(1986), 117–120.


    1986.4 "The Geographic Movement of Wealth in the United States", MappeMonde, I (1986),3: 37–40.


    1986.5 with Z. Chen, "A Quadtree for Global Information Storage", Geographical Analysis, 18,4 (Oct 1986), 360–371.


    1986.6 with Z. Chen, "Quadtree Representations of Digital Terrain", Proceedings, Auto Carto London, 1986, pp. 475–484.


    1986.7 Review of C. Brandenberger, "Koordinatentransformationen fuer Digitale Kartographische Daten mit Lagrange– und Spline–Interpolation.", (Institute fuer Kartographie, ETH, Zurich, 1985, 189 pp. German with English Abstract); Elsevier, 1986.


    1986.8 "Measuring the Similarity of Map Projections", The American Cartographer, Vol. 13, 2, 1986, pp. 135–139.


    1987.1 "Experiments in Migration Mapping by Computer", The American Cartographer, 14, 2 (1987): 155–163.


    1987.2 with H. Couclelis, R. Golledge, N. Gale, 1987, "Exploring the Anchor Point Hypothesis of Spatial Cognition", J. Env. Psych., 7:99–122.


    1987.3 "Measuring Spatial Resolution", Proceedings, Land Resources Information Systems Conference, Beijing, 1987, pp. 12–16.


    1987.4 "Alternatives in Movement Mapping", Proceedings, 13th International Cartographic Conference, Morelia, Mexico, 1987, pp. 345–350.


    1988.1 "Resolution, Resampling, and All That", pp. 129–137 of H. Mounsey and R. Tomlinson, eds., Building Data Bases for Global Science, London, Taylor and Francis, 1988.


    1988.2 "The Quadratic Transportation Problem as a Model of Spatial Interaction Patterns", pages 75-88 of Geographical Systems and Systems of Geography, Essays in honor of William Warntz, Edited by W. Foffey, Department of geography, University of Western Ontario,


    1989.1 "Geographic Information Systems Research Agenda: The Scientific Community Perspective", Proceedings, International Geographic Information Systems Symposium, 1989, pp. I: 49–52, Goddard Space Center, NASA.


    1989.2 "Spherical Quadrilateral to Map Scale Conversion", The American Cartographer, p. 54, 1989.


    1989.3 “An Update to 'Numerical Map Generalization”, Cartographica 26 (1989), 1:7–25.


    1989.4 with H. Veregin, "Prediction of Geographic Base File Size from Urban Area or Population", ICA Conference, Budapest, 1989.


    1990.1 "Frame Independent Spatial Analysis", pp. 115–122 of M. Goodchild, ed., Accuracy of Spatial Data Bases, Taylor and Francis, London, 1990.


    1990.2 forward to K. Clarke, Analytical and Computer Cartography, Prentice Hall, 1990.


    1990.3 "GIS Transformations", Proceedings, National Computer Graphics Association Conference, Anaheim, 1990, Vol. I, pp.163–166


    1991.1 "Visual Evidence for Urban Potential Fields", MappeMonde, IV, 1, 1991, pp. 46–47.


    1991.2 with M. Kumler, "Three World Maps on a Moebius Strip", Cartography and Geographic Information Systems. 18(4): 275–276.


    1992 "Preliminary Representation of World Population by Spherical Harmonics", Proceedings, National Academy of Sciences, 89: 6262–6264.


    1993 "Movement Takes Time", Martin Beckmann Festschrift, J. Laksmanen and T. Puu,



    1994.1 "History of Cartography as taught at UCSB", pp 9–22 of F. Ormeling & Y. Bouma, eds., Seminar on Teaching of the History of Cartography, ICA Commissions on History of Cartography, Education and Training , University of Utrecht


    1994 – Retirement date


    1994.2 "Bidimensional Regression, Geographical Analysis, 26(July):186–212.


    1994.3 "Oblique Map Projections using Rotation Matrices", pp. 37–46 of H. Ernste, ed., Pathways to Human Ecology, Steiner Festschrift, Berne, P. Lang


    1995.1 "The Resel Based GIS", Int. J. Geographic Information Systems, 9,1:95–100.


    1995.2 "Migration: Ravenstein, Thornthwaite, and Beyond", Urban Geography, 16,4:327–343


    1996.1 "A Graphical Introduction to Survey Adjustment", Cartographica, pp 33–42.


    1996.2 "Converting Administrative Data on a Sphere to a Continuous Surface", Proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Integrating Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Modeling, NCGIA (Santa Barbara), CD–ROM.


    1997.1 "The Equidominance Line: A New Geopolitical Concept", Applied Geographical Studies, 1,1:7–11.


    1997.2 "Movement Modeling on the Sphere", Geographical & Environmental Modeling, 1, 1: 97–103


    1997.3 "Introductory Comments on Information Theory & Cartography", Cartographic Perspectives, 27 (Spring): 4-7


    1997.4 "Demography in Global Change Studies", Proceedings, AutoCarto 13, Seattle, (April).


    1997.5 "Alternatives to Miller's Projection, Cartography and GIS, 24,2:110-112


    1997.6 "World Population in a grid of Spherical Quadrangles", Int. J. Population Geography,


    1999, "Linear Pycnophylatic Reallocation - Comment on a paper by D. Martin, Int. J. of Geographic Information Science, 13, 1:85-90 (+ unpublished revision)


    From 1999 on most materials have gone into power point presentations, some of which see at:

    http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~tobler/Presentations More complete on CD

    2000, with Yang, Q., and Snyder, J.P, Map Projection Transformation: Principles and Applications, Taylor & Francis, London; Hard & Soft cover, 367 pp.

    2000, “The Development of Analytical Cartography”, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 27, 3 (July): 189-194

    2001, “Spherical Measures without Spherical Trigonometry”, Solstice: An Electronic Journal of Geography and Mathematics, XII, 2 (Winter).

    2002, “Ma Vie: Growing Up in America and Europe”, in Geographical Voices, W. Pitts and P. Gould, eds, University of Syracuse Press; Syracuse; pages 292-322. En Français, (2000) “Ma Vie: Grandir en Amerique et en Europe”, dans Memoires de Géographes, P. Gould et A. Bailly, eds, Anthropos, Paris, 209-242.Also pages 301-305 of P. Hubbard, et al, 2004, Key Thinkers on Space and Place, Sage, London.

    2002, “Qibla, and Related, Map Projections”, Cartography and Geographical Information Science, 29(1): 17-23.

    2002, “Global Spatial Analysis”, Editorial, Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems, 26: 493-500.

    2004, “Thirty Five Years of Computer Cartograms”, Annals, AAG, 94, 1 (March):58-73.

    2004, “On Tobler’s First Law of Geography: A Reply” Annals of the Association of American

    Geographers, 94(2): 269-310, June 2004. Supplement on CD

    2005, “Estimating Potentials from Asymmetry”, SolsticeA refereed Electronic Journal of Geography and Mathematics, XVI, 2 (Winter); http://www.imagenet.org; PDF version of a presentation at the International Network Conference, Redondo Beach, Sunbelt XXV.

    2008, "Unusual Map Projections", Cartographic Perspectives, 59 (Winter), 4-16

    2010, with E. Yoo & P. Kyriakidis, "Reconstructing Population Density Surfaces from Areal Data: A Comparison of Tobler's Pycnophylactic Interpolation Method and Area-to-Point Kriging", Geographical

    Analysis, 42:78-98.

    2012 "Preface" to F. J. Harvey, ed, ToblerLecture Event 2012, "Are there fundamental principals in geographic information science?", Http://gisciconcepts.org


    Visualizing the Impact of Transportation on Spatial Relations”, WRSA

    "A Blended projection is a splendid projection"

    "Dürer Transforms"

    Unpublished papers, reports:

    1968.a "Transformations", in Michigan Inter–University Community of Mathematical Geographers Discussion Paper # 12, J. Nystuen, ed., "The Philosophy of Maps", Brighton, 1968.

    \1972.a "Two Computer Districting Experiments", pp. 46–56 of S. Pollock, ed., "Algorithmic Approaches to Political Districting: Report of the Activities of a Seminar", Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Jan 1972.

    1972.b "Comparisons of Geographic Methodology, 1968–1972–1976", Invited address, 2nd International Symposium on Geographical Data Sensing and Processing, International Geographical Union, Ottawa, 1972, 10 pp.

    1972.c "Computer Graphics in Geographical Teaching and Research", K. Zinn, ed., Faculty Seminar on Instructional Use of Computers, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan, 1972, 6 pp.

    1974.a "Spatial Autocorrelation and the Archaeologist", Invited Address, American Anthropological Association, Washington DC, 1974, 8 pp.

    1974.b "A Computer Program to Draw Perspective Views of Geographic Data", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 1, University of Michigan, Geography Department, Ann Arbor , 1974, 13 pages.

    1974.c "Geographical Interpolation Program", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 2, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1974, 33 pp.

    1974.d "Cartogram Programs", Cartography Laboratory Report # 3, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1974, 110 pp.

    1974.e "The Accuracy of Categorical Maps", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 4, Prepared for the International Geographical Commission on Geographical Data Sensing and Processing, Ann Arbor, 1974, 56 pp.

    1974.f "Polygon Programs", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 5, Michigan Geography, Ann Arbor, 1974, 48 pp.

    1974.g "Choropleth Mapping Programs", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 6, Ann Arbor, 1974, 43 pp.

    1974.h "Interactive Contouring Program", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 7, Ann Arbor, 1974, 44 pp.

    1974.i "Three Simple Display Programs", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 8, Ann Arbor, 1974, 24 pp.

    1974.j "Parsed County and State Outline Files", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 9, Ann Arbor, 1974, 50 pp.

    1974.k "County and State Choropleth Mapping Program", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 10, Ann Arbor, 1974, 11 p.

    1974.l "Spatial Autocorrelation Programs", Cartographic Laboratory Report # 12, 1974, 20 pp.

    1975.a "City Sizes, Morphology, and Interaction" IIASA Working Paper WP–75–18, Feb 1975, 13 pp.

    1975.b "Commodity Fields", IIASA WP–75–26, Mar 1975, 10 pp.

    1976.a "Linearly Monotonic Mappings", Mss, Ann Arbor, 1976, 5 pp.

    1976.b "Winds: A Computer Program for the Analysis of Geographical Interactions", Cartographic Laboratory Report #13, Ann Arbor, 1976, 53 pp.

    1976.c "Report on the Status of Mathematical Social Science and the Roles of the National Science Foundation and the Mathematical Social Science Board" Ann Arbor, 1976, 110 pp.

    1977.a with S. Outcalt & G. Green, "Restoration and Parsing of Topographic Data", manuscript, Ann Arbor,

    1977.c "Blended Map Projections", Mss, Ann Arbor, 1977.

    1977.d "The Chernoff Assignment Problem", Mss, Santa Barbara, 1977.

    1986 "Computer Programs" for Geography 125, Santa Barbara, 225 pp.

    1987 "Using ‘S’ to Analyze Migration Tables", Study workbook for Geography 145, Spring 1987, 33 pp.

    1991 "Geography 126", Readings for History of Cartography, 1991, 181 pp.

    1993 "Three presentations on Spatial Analysis: "Non–Isotropic Modeling", "Speculations on the Geometry of Geography", "Global Geographical Analysis"; NCGIA Technical Report TR–93–1, Santa Barbara, 39pp.

    1994 “Snow on Cholera” Computer program to display John Snows Cholera data”, http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/pubs/data.html “Snow’s cholera Map”

    1995 "The Global Demography Project", NCGIA Technical Report TR–95–6, Santa Barbara, 75pp + diskette.

    1. Heights from Hiking Times”, Mss


    Recent invited Presentations (partial list)

    1987 "Map Projections in a GIS Context", US Geological Survey, Denver, June

    1987 "GIS Theory and Technology", US Geological Survey, Denver, June

    1987 "Migration Mapping", University of Colorado, Boulder, June.

    1987 AAG Conference Panel on Geographic Information Systems, Portland OR, April

    1988 "Maps and Exploration", Nat. Geog. Awareness ; Adams Elementary School (5th grade), Santa Barbara,

    1989 Something similar, Sept (Hope Ranch School)

    1988 "Distorted Maps", California Mapping Conference, San Jose, October 5

    1988 "Measuring Distortion in Maps: Mathematical Approaches", NASA Ames Research Center, CA, March 1988 "Survey Adjustment" Geography Department, UCLA, 18 April

    1989 "Recent Research on Portolan Charts", Geography Colloquium, Sept 28

    1990 "Cellular Geography", Geography Colloquium, 18 Oct

    1991 "Spatial Data in Digital Form", Western Assn Map Libraries, Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, 20 March

    1993 "Global Demography"; University of Colorado, Spring; George Mason University, Fall, Univ. Michigan,

    1994 "Global Demography" Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Saginaw, Fall.

    1994 "Migration: Ravenstein, Thornthwaite and Beyond", AAG San Francisco, April.

    1994 "30+ Years of Research in Geography", Geography Colloquium, May.

    1995 "Global Demography" Marschak Colloquium, Department of Economics, UCLA

    1997 “Visualizing the Impact of Transportation on Spatial Relations, WRSA talk, Hawaii.

    1999 "Unusual Map Projections", AAG conference, Hawaii, March 1999

    1999 ”The World is Shriveling as it Shrinks”, ESRI International Users Conference, San Diego, July.

    1999 "Experiments in Modeling Global Trade, York, UK, April

    2000 "Exploring Geography Cartographically, Paris, France, April

    2000 "The Care and Feeding of vector Fields, London, UK, April

    2000 "Map Projections, University of Oregon, May

    2000 "Qibla Maps, Santa Barbara, November

    1. "Qibla Map Projections, CA Map Society, USC, January

    2001 "Map Making for Social Scientists, Am. Sociological Soc., Anaheim, August

    2001 "The Shriveling World, Texas A & M University, College Station, October

    2004 "A Flow Talk, US Bureau of the Census, Washington D.C.

    2005 "Estimating Potential from Asymmetry, Sunbelt XXV, Redondo Beach, CA

    2007 "Portolani, AAG, San Francisco, CA

    2007 "Movement Talk, University of Redlands, CA

    2008 "Quantitative Visualization, University of Redlands, CA

    2009 "Ravenstein Reconsidered" San Dieo State University, San Diego, CA

    2010 "Filtering movement tables, WRSA, Sedona Az

    2014 "Munich Commuting? AAG Los Angeles