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A cartogram is a map that varies the area of its elements to represent some underlying value.

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demers cartogram

How do you make a demers cartogram from a shapefile/topojson/geojson? I have tried scapetoad and indiemapper and i can not duplicate what you find on the links below. ...
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Cartogram plugin for leaflet or OSM

Does anyone know if there is a plugin to make cartograms for leaflet ? I have sets of geotagged Twitter datas and I'd like to distord the map according to the density of tweets of every area of the ...
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Python Error while installing Cartogram

I am quite new to GIS and qGIS especially. I would like to install cfarmers cartogram plugin. From what I understand, this has to be done manually - so I 've followed the instructions from ...
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Creating contiguous pixel based cartogram using ArcGIS for Desktop?

There are several types of cartograms out in the world, but I feel the best one are the continuous cartograms made with separate pixels. I recently made one on paper and then transcribed it to excel ...
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How to update a QGIS plugin for new version (2.2)?

The updates to QGIS 2.2 have been fantastic and I'm really liking the improvements to the interface, features and performance. However, it seems that some plugins have not survived the upgrade. ...
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Directly Proportional Hexbin Cartograms in QGIS

I've been using Scapetoad to create population cartograms, which I then convert into hexbins back in QGIS. However, the Scapetoad software seems to create cartograms that are affected, but not ...
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Where has the cartogram plugin for QGIS gone?

This plugin used to be downloadable from Carson Farmer's plugin repository page. However, the repository is broken. An old version of the plugin source code is still available at ...
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How to create contiguous area cartograms in QGIS or R?

Here is what I want to achieve (on the right): I am looking for a tool or a method to transform a shapefile (with QGIS or R) into this form. And please be aware: It's not just clipping a hexagonal ...
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What Application for Vector and Cartesian Coordinate System

Goal: Visualize a picture in SQL server 2012 spatial data based on geometry Problem: In order to display a vector picture I need to retrieve X, Y coordinate (cartesian coordinate system) and ...
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Building cartograms using Web GIS?

I would like to build a cartogram map using Web GIS. I have a basemap and a set of raw data in excel. I wondered what are the steps to build up a cartogram map using Web GIS? Note: Originally ...
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What are the guidelines for the use of non-contiguous cartograms?

The non-contiguous cartogram seems to solve a lot of the area distortions seen with traditional cartograms, while preserving the ability to identify areas by their shape lost with Dorling or Demers ...
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Intensity/Bubble Map

So I have been tasked to create a visual map of case volume shipped to each region from each of our warehouses. I think the most effective way to visualize this data is to create an intensity (bubble) ...