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CartoEvaluation method for assessment of GIS software

    Zdena Dobesova Affiliation

Abstract

The article offers proposals for a new approach to evaluating GIS programs in cartographic functions. The newly proposed CartoEvaluation method is a comprehensive guide in monitoring all cartographic features and in subsequent selection of the program. The CartoEvaluation method is based on Gold-Question-Metric method. CartoEvaluation method was applied for assessment of some desktop GIS software. The result of assessment brings the rank of software. Method can help a user in the choice of GIS program when a user requires a higher cartographic functionality.

Keyword : cartography, GIS, assessment, CartoEvaluation, open source software

How to Cite
Dobesova, Z. (2013). CartoEvaluation method for assessment of GIS software. Geodesy and Cartography, 39(4), 164-170. https://doi.org/10.3846/20296991.2013.859824
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Dec 18, 2013
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