This paper examines the arguments for and against the introduction of computer-assisted cartography in a Third World context. The general arguments will be considered by using case studies from Nigeria, India and China. Computer-assisted cartography can be an even more appropriate form of technology in developing nations than in industrial societies but it must be seen within the context of a new approach to cartography. In this respect the technological aspects are only one, and perhaps not even the most important issue. -from Author

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Taylor, D.R. (1986). Computer assisted cartography in developing nations. Auto Carto London. Proc. conference, 1986. Vol. 2, 462–471.