On the semiotics of photoatlas, atlasing and the project "Iconic Atlassing"

  • Alexander Wolodtschenko Dresden Technical University
Keywords: Photoatlas, Atlas-Semiotic, Atlas, the project


This article briefly reviews the semiotic features of photoatlases (mini-atlases for smartphones and tablets), the atlassing system and the new atlas-related products within the framework of «Iconic Atlassing» project.

Author Biography

Alexander Wolodtschenko, Dresden Technical University

Alexander Volodtschenko - Chairman (1999-2011) of the Commission of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) on theoretical cartography, co-editor (together with the current deputy chairman of the commission Florian Khruba) of the magazine "Meta-carto-semiotics" (since 2008). The co-editor of the cycle "Diskussionsbeitraege zur Kartosemiotik und zur Theorie der Kartographie" (since 1998 together with Hansgeorg Schlichtmann from Canada).

How to Cite
Wolodtschenko, Alexander. 2016. “On the Semiotics of Photoatlas, Atlasing and the Project "Iconic Atlassing"”. Geocontext 4 (1), 68-106. http://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext/article/view/6.

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