mapping cyberspace
Martin Dodge & Rob Kitchin
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Chapter 1. Introducing cyberspace

1.1 Merging time lines of cyberspace
1.2 The development of ARPANET (1969-1975)
1.3 Virtual geography

Chapter 4. Introducing the cartographies of cyberspace

4.1 The evolution of maps
4.2 Map projections pre-1569
4.3 UK clickable website directory

4.1 Wired Whitehall
4.2 Virtual UCL

Chapter 5. Mapping information and communication technologies

Colour Plates
1A: UUNET UK backbone, 1998
1B: Network connectivity by Larry Landweber
1C: GeoBoy three-dimensional traceroute
1D: NSNET traffic flows by Donna Cox and Robert Patterson
1E: Web Hopper dynamic traffic map

2A/B/C: Interactive visualisations of traffic flows by Stephen Eick and colleagues
3A: Circadian geography of cyberspace

5.1: Israeli Internet infrastructure
5.2: MIDS icon host map, 1997
5.3: Three-dimensional surface of IP address space density in the UK for government agencies
5.4: Imperative! domain name maps (a) dot map of the US, (b) 2.5-dimensional map of New York
5.5: Domain name maps for San Francisco (a) SF and Bay Region (b) SF downtown (c) SF multimedia district
5.6: Frame from a SaVi animation of the Teledesic satellite constellation
5.7: Mapnet interactive map of Internet infrastructure
5.8: Three-dimensional VRML map of the CESNET backbone
5.9: Three-dimensional MBone maps: (a) global view, (b) Europe, (c) USA
5.10: NeoTrace traceroute
5.11: VisualRoute traceroute
5.12: Usenet traffic flows
5.13: European traffic flows, 1997
5.14: Palantir web traffic visualisation
5.15: MIDS Internet Weather Report animation frames
5.16: Daily rates of messages and participants in Usenet, November 1. 1996 to January 18, 1997
5.17: Hourly rates of messages and participants in Usenet, November 12, 1996 to November 18, 1996
5.18: Three-dimensional CAD model of human extensibility

5.1: Network Society Map

Chapter 6. Spatialising cyberspace

Colour Plates
3B: Plankton Interactive Visualisation by Bradley Huffaker and Jaeyeon Jung
3C: ISP Interconnectivity by Hans-Werner Braun
4: Internet connectivity graph
5A: Site Lens map of a website
5B: Information Landscape - Harmony hypermedia browser
5C: VR-Vibe datascape
5D: Webspace landscape by Tim Bray
5E: Hyperbolic visualisation of a website
6A: Three-dimensional graph visualisation HyperSpace
6B: Semantic Constellation
6C: WebPath browsing history
6D: Site Manager hyperboloic visualisation of a website
6E: HotSauce information fly-through

6.1: Topological map of ARPANET in 1969
6.2: Topological Map of ARPANET in 1977
6.3: University of Buffalo campus backbone
6.4: Topological map of Internet Initiative Japan Backbone, from October 1999
6.5: Topological map of the MBone from 1996
6.6: Conceptual map of cyberspace 1994
6.7: ET-Map - hierarchical category map
6.8: Hand-crafted, static maps of web sites (a) Hilton Hotels (b)Yell Guides
6.9: Astra SiteManager
6.10: Footprints map of website activity
6.11: MAPA website landscape by Dynamic Diagrams

6.1: NewsMaps from June 1999
6.2: Examples of information maps: (a) Visual SiteMap, (b) Cyberspace Geography Visualization, (c) WEBSOM, (d) Map of the Market, (e) Digital Library Access
6.3: 3D New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor

Chapter 7. Mapping asynchronous media

Colour Plates
6F: Visual Who by Judith Donath
7A: Parasite experimental email application
7B/7C/7D: Loom maps of a Usenet newsgroup
7E/7F: Chat Circles

7.1: Typical Usenet interface
7.2: Crosspost map of a Usenet newsgroup using Netscan

Chapter 8. Mapping synchronous media

Colour Plates
8: Satellite maps of the urban development of AlphaWorld

8.1: IRC chat interface
8.2: Schematic of the generic spaces found in a MUD
8.3: Hand drawn maps of the centre of two MUDs (a) TinyLondon, (b) LambdaMOO
8.4: Part of Discworld MUD
8.5: Automatic mapping of MUD room topology using zMUD

8.1: Model of the room topology of BayMOO
8.2: Three different virtual world interfaces
8.3: Views of AlphaWorld
8.4: Urban density of AlphaWorld, August 1999
8.5: Maps of AlphaWorld at eight scales, generated by the Vevo mapping system
8.6: 30 Days in Active Worlds



(c) 2002 Martin Dodge and Rob Kitchin