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Tube Map Central: News and Events

Check this page regularly for my latest newsletter and new articles, dates for your diary,
and other events and announcements. Only the most newsworthy items are here, see my
monthly newsletters for full listings.


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15th to 16th April 2021: Workshop

Third Schematic Mapping Workshop

Universität Würzburg, Germany. See the workshop website for
details of paper submissions, registration, and organisation.
Submissions portal opens 9th April 2020.


Airline Maps Book cover
29th October 2019: New book published

Airline Maps: A century of art and design

A 144 page full colour celebration of a century of astonishing
airline cartography. USA/UK simultaneous release.


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15th September 2019: September newsletter uploaded

Map of the Month is a Tube map made out of people.


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25th May 2019: Document uploaded to Academic Works page

The decade of diagrams
A survey of the sudden burst of schematised network maps during the 1930s.


Front page picture
25th May 2019: Document uploaded to Academic Works page

Us versus them: Ensuring practical and psychological utility of measurements of schematic map usability
Discusses the various ways of objectively measuring usability, their utility and underlying assumptions, and the importance of reconciling these with user ratings and preferences.


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March 2019: University Teaching update

PS499 Transit Maps: Past, Present & Future
All course details and lecture slides for 2019 now updated.

PS452 Intelligent Behavior
All course details and lecture slides for 2019 now uploaded.


Amsterdam Mapping Picture
20th July 2018: Mapping Amsterdam page created

From Tramageddon to Metromorphosis in Amsterdam,
an analysis of mapping the changes.


Brexit Mapping picture
16th May 2018: Brexit Mapping website launched

A sister website is now online to give
details of the Brexit Mapping project.


Most recent web pages update: 15th September 2019.