recmap: Compute the Rectangular Statistical Cartogram
Version 0.5.20

Provides an interface and a C++ implementation of the RecMap MP2 construction heuristic (see 'citation("recmap")' for details). This algorithm draws maps according to a given statistical value (e.g. election results, population or epidemiological data). The basic idea of the RecMap algorithm is that each map region (e.g. different countries) is represented by a rectangle. The area of each rectangle represents the statistical value given as input (maintain zero cartographic error). Documentation about RecMap is provided by a vignette included in this package.

Package details

AuthorChristian Panse [aut, cre]
Date of publication2017-04-10 14:54:11 UTC
MaintainerChristian Panse <>
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recmap documentation built on May 29, 2017, 6:48 p.m.