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AP/APR 2009/SUG243

UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA FINAL EXAMINATION

COURSE COURSE CODE EXAMINATION TIME

CARTOGRAPHY SUG243 APRIL 2009 3 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES 1. 2. 3. 4. This question paper consists of six (6) questions. Answer five (5) questions only in the Answer Booklet. Start each answer on a new page. Do not bring any material into the examination room unless permission is given by the invigilator. Please check to make sure that this examination pack consists of: i) ii) iii) the Question Paper a one - page Appendix 1 an Answer Booklet - provided by the Faculty

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It is a process of applying cartographic knowledge and experience to improve the effectiveness of a map. How do cartographers "lie" with maps? Support your discussion with examples. music and mapping.CONFIDENTIAL QUESTION 1 a) 2 AP/APR 2009/SUG243 Michael Wood (Vice-president of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) in his opening speech at the International Cartographic Conference (ICC) in Ottawa 1999) mentioned that it is said humankind has invented three great forms of communication: language. storyboard and sketches of your guide layout. Suppose in conjunction with the Food and Cultural Promotion Campaign in 2009 as part of publicizing Malaysia as a top-of-mind destination to the world. Include suggested flowchart. but a model of it. what has been done to the data and how the data is presented. (10 marks) b) QUESTION 2 a) The design of a map is a complex process. (10 marks) Many people do not distinguish between maps and reality. but by far the oldest is mapping. one has to believe more or less blindly what one sees. (8 marks) As Malaysia's official religion is Islam. Technology has been the driving force behind many changes in Cartography. Maps are not reality. You are required to design a guide in hard copy format and a multimedia guide with maps to be uploaded on the web as well. Halal food for Muslims means food permitted under the Islamic law and is pure and safe for Muslim diners' consumption. Identify and give an overview of the technological revolutions that have influenced the roles of maps and Cartography of past compared to now and the near future. As maps are utilized as an aid when decisions that rely on spatial information need to be made. Suggest the possible approaches and discuss all the considerations needed in order to design such food services guide. Without such awareness. were asked to design a guide as a source of information for travelers and residents who seek restaurant and food outlets that serve halal food within a particular city or area. you as a cartographer. (12 marks) b) QUESTION 3 a) Define the following terms: i) ii) iii) iv) v) Multimedia cartography Web maps Storyboard Hyperlinking Electronic atlas (5 marks) © Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA CONFIDENTIAL . With the aid of diagrams or examples briefly explain the factors or criteria one may use to evaluate a good design map from poorly-designed ones. the food outlets in this country predominantly offer halal fare. one has to be extremely aware of the data used.

How do you create animation in Macromedia Flash Professional 8? (5 marks) QUESTION 4 Answer the following questions with the aid of appropriate examples: a) b) c) d) What are choropleth maps and why are choropleth maps so popular? (3 marks) What is graduated or proportional symbol mapping and what it is used for? (3 marks) Why can dasymetric maps be considered as an improvement of a choropleth map? (4 marks) What is a cartogram? What are the two basic forms of cartograms? (3 marks) Construct a flow line map that shows the routes most frequently traveled to your campus and the numbers of people who follow those routes. Include a legend and a title for your map. Standard deviation Natural breaks.fla and .swf? Define the term animation. (7 marks) e) QUESTION 5 a) Explain why cartographers need to classify statistical data? (2 marks) b) Briefly describe the principles of the following common data classification methods: i) ii) iii) iv) v) Quantiles Equal intervals. Jenks Optimization (10 marks) © Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA CONFIDENTIAL .CONFIDENTIAL 3 AP/APR 2009/SUG243 b) What are the steps involved in developing interactive multimedia titles? (10 marks) c) The following questions are based on your hands-on experiences using the Macromedia Flash Professional 8 authoring software in designing the thematic map for your class project: i) ii) iii) What is the difference between the format extension .

What are the elements which must be evaluated on all the sources mentioned? (10 marks) b) END OF QUESTION PAPER © Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA CONFIDENTIAL . multimedia and the World Wide Web (WWW)? Why is the WWW and multimedia an interesting medium to present and disseminate geospatial data? (10 marks) Effective expository Cartography requires reliable sources. Include a legend and a title for your map. The given numbers on the map correspond to the number for the section listed in Table 1.CONFIDENTIAL 4 AP/APR 2009/SUG243 C) Table 1. Use suitable quantitative mapping technique to show the classified data onto the map given in Appendix 1.0 (8 marks) 123 304 275 422 1124 176 371 346 550 ii) iii) QUESTION 6 a) What are the differences between the internet. You are required to: i) Show the steps and calculation taken in classifying the given data. Section 1 2 3 4 Total cases Break-ins & robbery Vehicles theft Total cases (car & motorcycles) (day & night) 53 67 71 128 319 Table 1.0 shows the statistics of reported crime on property in 2004 for selected sections of a particular area. Justify your decision for the classification method you think best suited for the distribution.0. Explain the types of cartographic data sources available for mapping including the kind of information each type may provide and the advantages each type may give.

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